Neurotherapeutics for Rehab Professionals - 2015
This conference, Neurotherapeutics for Rehab Professionals, is produced by Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
This continuing education activity aims to provide general therapists with helpful tips managing patients with neurological disorders including Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease (PD), and multiple sclerosis (MS). It is a rehab-focused course aiming to increase the number of trained rehabilitation professionals, at all levels. This course is targeted to all rehab professionals including PT, PTA, OT, COTA, and SLP.
Goals & Objectives
- Identify the epidemiology and prevalence of neurological conditions;
- Discuss the incidence of falls for people with neurological disorders;
- Recommend outcome measures for individuals with neurological disorders;
- Explain therapeutic standards of care for individuals with cognitive impairments, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis;
- Describe recommendations for physical activity for adults with neurological disorders.
Continuing Education Units
This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.8 units of continuing education. This course has also been submitted to the Physical Therapy Board of California for approval of 0.8 CEUs.
Conference Agenda: Download presentations by clicking on the pink text below
7:45—8:00 am Welcome, Introduction & Pre-Test Questions
8:00 — 8:45 am Update on Treatments for Cognitive Impairments: Aaron Ritter, MD
8:45—9:30 am Outcomes Assessment of AD, PD and MS: Christy Ross, PT, DPT, GCS
9:30 — 9:45 am Break (Snacks Provided)
9:45—10:30 am Physical Activity Recommendations for AD, PD, and MS: Jennifer Nash, PT, DPT, NCS, CEEAA
10:30—11:15 am Neuropsychological Recommendations: Sarah Banks, PhD
11:15—12:00 pm Update on the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease, Brent Bluett, DO
12:00—1:00 pm Lunch (Provided)
1:00 — 1:45 pm Therapeutic Recommendations for PD: Jason Longhurst, PT, DPT
1:45—2:30 pm Dispelling Myths of MS and Physical Activity, Le Hua, MD
2:30—2:45 pm Break (Beverages Provided)
2:45—3:30 pm Therapeutic Recommendations for MS: Matt Sutliff, PT
3:30—4:15 pm Therapeutic Benefits of Cognitive Rehabilitation: Shaina Meyer, OTR/L
4:15—5:00 pm The Importance of Data Collection: Mary Stilphen, PT, DPT
5:00—5:15 pm Post-Test Questions & Course Evaluations
Advance reservations are required. Please reserve your place at the conference online.