Everything You Need to Know to Practice Neuro-rehabilitation
Monday May 6, 2019 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
David Alexander MD
This is a practical nuts-and-bolts talk and video presentation about what you need to know to care for your patients in the hospital or in a rehabilitation setting from one week to two months after stroke, brain injury/disease, myelopathy, or trauma. Faculty will present highlights of the specific unique aspects of rehabilitation care. Faculty will discuss the basics of wheelchair fitting, transferring and gait techniques, walkers, canes, and AFOs as related to PT; dysphagia diet consistencies and modified barium swallow as related to SLP; what to do regardinig ADLs and family training related to OT. Knowledge about the centrality of the team approach will give your patients access to expertise needed for their care, led by you.
Participants will be empowered to reach out to their hospital-based rehabilitation units and continue to care for their patients upon transfer to those units.
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge
Program Speakers - Tentative
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
David N. Alexander MD
1:15 PM - 1:40 PM
Physical Therapy: Mobility, Transfers, and Gait
Andrew K. Dorsch MD
1:40 PM - 2:05 PM
Occupational Therapy and Team Dynamics
David C. Good MD, FAAN
2:05 PM - 2:30 PM
Selected Medical Issues: Trachs, PEGs, and Incontinence
Michael Su MD
2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
Speech Therapy: Aphasia
Peter Turkeltaub MD, PhD
2:55 PM - 3:00 PM
Closing Remarks and Discussion
David N. Alexander, MD
Dr. Alexander has nothing to disclose.
Andrew K. Dorsch, MD
Dr. Dorsch has nothing to disclose.
David C. Good, MD, FAAN
Dr. Good has nothing to disclose.
Michael Su, MD
Dr. Su has nothing to disclose.
Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD
Dr. Turkeltaub has nothing to disclose.
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