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2nd Annual Concussion Diagnosis and Management Conference

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UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center

50 Warren Street

Lowell, MA 01852

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This 2nd annual conference will focus on current concepts and guidelines of medical management and rehabilitation of acute concussion and post-concussion syndrome. We will explore the advanced practical application of a collaborative team approach to concussion rehabilitation, including cervical, cognitive, neuropsychological, vestibular and visual domains. Through lectures, panel discussions and interactive workshops, you will gain practical knowledge and insight into diagnosing and managing concussion.

CEUs, CMEs and CNEs will be awarded on the second day to all participants that register for the event.

FAQs

What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free parking at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center garage.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may email us at rehabEH@emersonhosp.org

Is my registration transferrable?

If you would like to transfer your registration to another individual, please contact us at rehabEH@emersonhosp.org

What is the closest train station?

The Lowell Commuter line is located at 101 Thorndike St, Lowell, MA 01852. Please check the schedule: https://d3044s2alrsxog.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/route_pdfs/commuter-rail-lowell-2017-11-20.pdf

What are the closest airports?

Logan International airport ( 32 miles from the Conference Center) and Manchester Regional Airport (32 miles from the Conference Center)

Where can I stay?

The UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center have rooms available. Please check their website for more information. https://www.acc-umlinnandconferencecenter.com/rooms.html


SCHEDULE:

Friday April 20, 2018

7:30 - 8:00 am: Registration and Check In

8:00 - 8:10 am: Welcome Remarks by Director of Rehab and Concussion Center Terrie Enis, PT, MSPT

8:15 - 9:00 am: Brief History of Concussion - Why Children Are At Greatest Risk? Robert C. Cantu, MD

9:00 - 9:30 am: Essential Elements of the Medical Provider's Initial Assessment Barry Levin,MD and Katelynn Cataldo NP

9:30 - 10:15 am: Role of Exercise in Treating Concussions John Leddy, MD

10:15 - 10:30 am: Break

10:30 - 11:00 am: Beyond Cervicogenic Physical Therapy — James Spinelli, DO

11:00 - 11:30 am: Pharmacology Treatment Options for Prolonged Cognitive Impairments Andrew Budson, MD

11:30 - 12:00 pm: Panel Discussion with Moderator Terrie Enis, PT, MSPTBudson/Cantu/Cataldo/Leddy/Levin/Spinelli

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Afternoon Remarks by Christine Schuster, RN, MBA, President and CEO Emerson Hospital followed by Lunch (Provided)

1:00 - 2:00 pm: Active Treatment: The Role of an Inter-disciplinary Rehab Team Jessica Gravel, PT, DPT, Nicole Kelly, MS, OTR/L, Mary Ann Williams-Butler, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

2:00 - 2:30 pm: The Role of the Neuropsychologist Neal McGrath, PhD

2:30 - 3:00 pm: Psychotherapy for Prolonged PCS Symptoms Alexandra Jackson, PsyD

3:00 - 3:15 pm: Break

3:15 - 3:45 pm: Aerobic Exercises Using Innovative Technology Yi-Ning Wu, PhD

3:45 - 4:15pm:Panel Discussion with Moderator Herbert Gilmore, MD Gravel/Kelly/Jackson/McGrath/Williams-Butler/Wu

4:15 - 5:00 pm: How I Changed the NFL’s Stance on Concussion and CTE Alan Schwarz, Correspondent NY Times

5:00 - 5:30 pm: Open Discussion: Medicine and Media Cantu/Schwarz

Saturday April 21, 2018

7:30 - 8:00 am: Breakfast and Networking

8:00 - 8:45 am: From the Beginning: Developing an Effective Care Team Model Terrie Enis, PT, MSPT

8:45 - 9:45 am: Decision Making Dilemmas: A Case Study Katelynn Cataldo, NP, Naseem Chatiwala, PT, DPT, MS, NCS, Nicole Kelly, MS, OTR/L, Mary Ann Williams-Butler, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

9:45 - 10:00 am: Break

10:00 - 11:30 am: Interactive Workshops: Concurrent Sessions

Track A:

1. The “Dizzy” Patient – Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Courtney Larguinho, PT, DPT, Samantha Sawicki, PT, DPT, Heather Mistry, PT, DPT, NCS ( 45 minutes)

2. Manual Techniques and Prescriptive Exercise Christopher Iby, DPT, OCS, CSCS, Julie Lorden, DPT ( 45 minutes)

Track B:

Addressing Visual Dysfunction: Evaluation and Treatment Marnie Deardorff, MS, OTR/L, Nicole Kelly, MS, OTR/L, Laura Lizotte, MS, OTR/L, Chelsea Mello, MS, OTR/L

Track C:

High Level Cognitive Retraining: A Functional Approach Carey Bellino, MA, CCC-SLP, Alina Carter, MS, CCC-SLP, Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP

Track D:

Techno-Medical Think Tank: An interactive ‘think tank’ to bring research, technology and advanced clinical practitioners together Patrick Drane, M.S.M.E

11:30 am: Distribution of Certificates of Participation, CME, CNE and CEU


VENDOR/SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

Platinum Sponsor ($3000)

  • Vendor Table at the event
  • Acknowledgement by course director from podium as one of the official sponsors
  • Logo and link to your organization on Registration website
  • Logo and acknowledgement in brochure /banner/announcement at lunch
  • Up to 2 attendees

Gold Sponsor ($1500)

  • Acknowledgement by course director from podium as one of the official sponsors
  • Logo and link to your organization on Registration website
  • Logo and acknowledgement in brochure /banner/announcement at breakfast
  • Up to 1 attendees

Silver Sponsor ($500)

  • Logo and link to your organization on Registration website
  • Logo and acknowledgement in brochure /banner/

Please note 20% of the payment we receive from you will be donated to Heroes in Transition.

http://www.heroesintransition.org/

If you are interested in potentially supporting this activity with your sponsorship, please provide the information below along with your level of sponsorship payment to Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, Emerson Hospital. 310 Baker Ave., Concord , MA 01742. Email: pmonteiro@emersonhosp.org

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