Join Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree for its 40th Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference on Nov. 16 – 17, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Attendees will be part of one of the original conferences for professionals and students dedicated to the treatment of traumatic brain injury, stroke, as well as, a special track this year on neuromuscular disorders, such as Guillian Barre. The conference committee works with researchers and clinicians to develop a program that provides the most innovative treatment strategies designed to improve patient outcomes. With over 20 tracks, professionals and students can find sessions that directly correlate with their specialty and areas of interest.
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about traumatic brain injury, stroke and neurologic disorders from experts in the rehabilitation field. Explore below what you will learn in your chosen sessions, how you can receive CEU credits and more about the topics to be presented. We look forward to seeing you in Boston in November!
At the conclusion of this conference, learners will be able to:
Coming November 16, 2019 - Conference Evaluation/Certificate
Certificates of attendance for up to 11.75 contact hours will be awarded to participants who complete and submit the on-line evaluation forms.
Physicians - Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program is offered for up to 1.15 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level, professional area).
Psychologists - Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Credits are earned on an individual session basis. 11.75 credit hours will be awarded for the entire conference.
Nursing - Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
PT/OT - Physical therapists and occupational therapists will receive a CE certificate for up to 11.75 contact hours. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.
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|Student - student I.D. required||$225||$250||$300|
|Encompass Health employee||$350||$425||$475|
|Group Rate - Three (3) or more from same facility (MUST register at the same time)||$400||$475||$525|
|Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree Employee||No charge||No charge||No charge|
The Hyatt Regency Cambridge is located approximately 5.5 miles from Logan International Airport, easily accessible by taxi or public transportation.
A limited number of guest rooms are available until October 18, 2019 at the significantly discounted rate of $219 single/double.
Please BOOK EARLY as these rooms will sell out fast.
Click here for hotel reservations or contact reservations directly at 1 888-421-1442. Mention Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree's 40th Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference to get the discounted room rate.
|Friday, November 15, 2019|
|3:00 - 5:00 p.m.||Early Check-In/Registration (optional)|
|Saturday, November 16, 2019|
|7:30 - 8:00 a.m.||Check-In/Registration/Exhibits|
|8:00 - 8:10 a.m.||Welcome/Overview|
|Douglas Katz, M.D.|
|8:10 - 9:10 a.m.||OPENING KEYNOTE|
|Cerebellar Control of Movement, Cognition and Emotion: Implications for the Assessment and Management of Patients with Cerebellar Injury and Disease|
|Jeremy Schmahmann, M.D., FAAN, FANA, FANPA||Handout not available|
|9:15 - 10:45 a.m.||MORNING PLENARIES - A (Choice of 1 Session only)|
|A1||Beyond the Balancing Act: Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Multidimensional Deficits Associated with Cerebellar Disease|
|Jeremy Schmahmann, M.D., FAAN, FANA, FANPA; Stacey Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP||Handout not available|
|A2||Cerebellar Contributions to Sensorimotor Function and Learning|
|Amanda Therrien, Ph.D.||A2 handout|
|10:45 - 11:00 a.m.||BREAK WITH EXHIBITOR|
|11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||MORNING PLENARIES - B (Choice of 1 Session only)|
|B1||How Neuroimaging and Neuromodulation Can Inform Your Rehabilitation Plan Now|
|Teresa Jacobson Kimberly, Ph.D., PT||B1 handout|
|B2||Neuromuscular Disorders Primer|
|K.H. Vincent Lau, M.D.||B2 handout|
|B3||Principles of Functional Cognitive Assessment|
|Timothy Wolf, OTD, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA; Anna Boone, MSOT, Ph.D., OTR/L, CBIS||B3 handout|
|B4||PACE Yourselves-Another Look at Promoting Aphasia Communication Effectiveness|
|Thomas Sather, Ph.D., CCC-SLP||B4 handout|
|12:30 - 1:30 p.m.||BOXED LUNCH PROVIDED|
|1:30 - 3:00 p.m.||CLINICAL PRACTICE SESSIONS - C (Choice of 1 Session only)|
|C1||Clinical Management of Guillain Barre Syndrome Across the Continuum of Care|
|Laura Plummer, PT, DPT, MS, NCS; Lisa Brown, PT, DPT, NCS||C1 handout|
|C2||Motor and Cognitive Neurorehabilitation: Using Diagnosis and Prognosis in Treatment Planning|
|Douglas Katz, M.D.; Brigid Dwyer, M.D.||C2 handout|
|C3||Indications for and Use of the Executive Function Performance Test-Enhanced|
|Anna Boone, MSOT, Ph.D., OTR/L, CBIS; Timothy Wolf, OTD, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA||C3 handout|
|C4||Applying the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia Across the Continuum of Care|
|Thomas Sather, Ph.D., CCC-SLP||C4 handout|
|3:00 - 3:15 p.m.||BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS|
|4:35 - 5:35 p.m.||CLINICAL PRACTICE SESSIONS - D (Choice of 1 Session only)|
|D1||Critical Illness: A Critical Diagnosis for Rehabilitation Professionals|
|Richard Senelick, M.D.||D1 handout|
|D2||Vestibular Rehabilitation: Help for Patients with Visual Vertigo Associated with Chronic or Complex Dizziness|
|Kathy Joy, PT, MBA||D2 handout|
|D3||Can we Improve Rehabilitation for People with Ataxia?|
|Jennifer Keller, PT, MS||D3 handout|
|D4||Evidence Based Management of Vision Deficits Following Acquired Brain Injury|
|Neera Kapoor, OD, MS||D4 handout|
|4:35 - 5:35 p.m.||SPECIAL PLENARY|
|David Bullis, Ph.D.||Special plenary|
|Sunday, November 17, 2019|
|8:30 - 8:45 a.m.||COFFEE/EXHIBITORS|
|8:45 - 10:15 a.m.||CLINICAL PRACTICE SESSIONS - E (Choice of 1 Session only)|
|E1||Is There a Correct Dose of Rehab?|
|Richard Senelick, M.D.||E1 handout|
|E2||Medications: Drug-Induced Dysphagia Complications and Potential Treatments|
|Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S||E2 handout|
|E3||Neuro Assessment for Nurses|
|Vince Vacca, RN, MSN||E3 handout|
|E4||Assistive Technology for People with Neurodegenerative Disorders: Clinical Assessment, Intervention, and Accessibility Considerations|
|Alexander Burnham, MS, CCC-SLP, MSCS||E4 handout|
|10:15 - 10:30 a.m.||BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS|
|10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||CLINICAL PRACTICE SESSIONS - F (Choice of 1 Session only)|
|F1||Clinical Application of AFO and FES for Foot Drop in Individuals Post-Stroke|
|Therese Johnston, PT, Ph.D., MBA; Lisa Brown, PT, DPT, NCS||F1 handout|
|F2||Communication and Swallowing with the Tracheostomized Patient|
|Melissa Simonian, M.Ed., CCC-SLP||F2 handout|
|F3||Nursing Care and Considerations of Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)|
|Vince Vacca, RN, MSN||F3 handout|
|F4||Seating and Positioning for Success: Getting the Right Fit for the Neurologic Client|
|Katherine Bendix, PT, ATP||F4 handout|
|12:10 - 1:10 p.m.||CLOSING KEYNOTE|
|Lessons Learned through the Eyes of a Patient|
|Peter Mantegazza, MBA||not available|