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2019 Oncology Rehabilitation: Applying the Current Evidence

Brooks Institute of Higher Learning

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

2019 Oncology Rehabilitation: Applying the Current...

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The American Cancer Society estimates there are currently 16 million Americans who are cancer survivors. Because of improved detection and treatment nearly 70% of patients with a cancer diagnosis will go on to live their full life expectancy. Cancer treatments however are not without peril as the side effects of surgery; chemotherapy and radiotherapy have a deleterious impact on function in a majority of patients. These side effects may occur in both the short and long term and many persist over the remaining lifetime of the patient. With escalating numbers of survivors, we also see escalating functional limitations and disability in the survivorship population necessitating a greater focus on cancer by the rehabilitation community.

This course will provide rehabilitation professionals with a comprehensive overview of the disease epidemiology, diagnosis and medical treatment for the most commonly diagnosed cancers: lung, hematological, colorectal, head and neck breast, and prostate. Emphasis will be placed on the side effects of medical treatment and their unique multi-system impact on function. Examination, Evaluation, Review of Systems and treatment planning, specific to a rehabilitation plan of care will be covered. Precautions and contraindications with common rehabilitation interventions will be highlighted along with recommended practical rehabilitation intervention strategies.

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Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
3599 University Boulevard, South
Assembly Room 1
Jacksonville, FL 32216

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

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Brooks Institute of Higher Learning

Brooks Post-professional Education Programs


Brooks Rehabilitation is a leader in post-professional clinical education for healthcare practitioners focused in the area of rehabilitation. This is demonstrated by its active involvement in providing residency and fellowship level training as well as through providing world class continuing education courses for all clinicians in the field of rehabilitation practice. Currently Brooks has four post-professional education programs including a multidisciplinary Geriatric Residency (includes residents from OT, Nursing, SLP, and PT), a PT Neurologic Residency, a PT Orthopaedic Residency, and an Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship.  Brooks Rehabilitation offers over 25 post-professional continuing courses each year that includes a wide variety of course offerings for multiple disciplines and a variety of specialty practice areas.  The speakers include both nationally renowned experts from around the country as well as nationally recognized clinical experts that currently practice within Brooks.  

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