This conference is intended for professionals involved in the treatment of individuals with spinal cord injury, including nurses, occupational therapists, certified occupational therapist assistants, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, case managers, and exercise specialists.The main course will provide basic-to intermediate-level information. The one-day courses are offered at an intermediate level.
Wednesday, May 1: Understanding Pain and Spasticity After Neurologic Injury. This course is designed to broaden the knowledge base of pain and spasticity for medical staff working with individuals with a variety of neurological disorders. A focus on the differential diagnosis of pain and spasticity, the medical management, and therapeutic interventions will be highlighted. Click here for a list of presenters.
Thursday, May 2 - Friday, May 3: Main Conference. This course is designed to broaden the knowledge base of medical staff working with individuals with a individuals with spinal cord injury. A focus on the prevention of medical complications, discharge planning, and therapeutic techniques for enhancing functional progressions will be highlighted through lecture, videos case studies, and labs. Click here for a list of presenters.
Saturday, June 8: Health, Wellness, and Exercise Prescription After Spinal Cord Injury. This course is designed to broaden the knowledge base of therapist on improving health, wellness & functional abilities of clients with spinal cord injury through the use of exercise prescription. The course will address the evidence behind the risk for cardiovascular disease, treatment modification, considerations, and precautions for treating individuals with spinal cord injury. Click here for a list of presenters.
Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse Prep Course. CRRN Review Course May 28, 29 & 30, 2013.
NeuroRecovery Training Institute, Locomotor Training Principles and Practice, an Activity-Based Therapy Course, at Shepherd Center June 21-23, 2013. Provided in cooperation with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network (NRN). Click here for more details. Online/Onsite Training - $1,045 per person, includes 1 copy of the book Locomotor Training: Principles & Practice. Register online at www.NeuroRTI.com. Please click here for the NRN brochure.
Neurologic Management Series at Shepherd Center May 1-3 and June 8. Click here for more details and registration brochure.