Oncology Rehabilitation Conference

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Larner Medical Education Center

75 East Avenue

Reardon Classroom - Medical Education Center 300

Burlington, VT 05405

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The UVM Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is pleased to co-sponsor this one-day conference with the Vermont Lymphedema Network on oncology rehabilitation designed for generalist physical therapists and other health care professionals who would like to learn more about current screening, assessment and treatment of individuals with varying diagnoses of cancer. Case studies will be used to foster discussion and strategize evidence-based plans of care. 6.5 CEUs are available for Physical Therapists.

Topics

  • Epidemiology of various cancer diagnoses
  • Prevention and screening recommendations
  • Pathophysiology and differential diagnosis
  • Treatment interventions and related impairments and considerations
  • Oncology nutrition
  • Exercise recommendations
  • Oncology rehabilitation and outcome measures
  • Cancer-related fatigue
  • Pain assessment
  • Complementary/integrative medicine in oncology clinical practice
  • Wellness coaching in survivorship


Guest Speaker: Mary Lou Galantino, PT, MS, Ph.D., MSCE, FAPTA

Dr. Mary Lou Galantino is a Distinguished Professor of Physical Therapy at Stockton University, Galloway, NJ, where she also coordinates an interdisciplinary Holistic Health Minor. Additionally, she is an Adjunct Scholar in the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where she conducts research on integrative medicine and chronic diseases. She is also a visiting professor at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Our Vision

UVM DPT strives to be recognized for its contributions to the creation, advancement and dissemination of translational research and the education of scholars who collaborate to transform society by optimizing movement for health.


Course Registration

$75.00 (check only, payable to VT Lymphedema Network) can be sent to:

Justine Dee

Secretary, VT Lymphedema Network

106 Carrigan Drive

Rowell 305D

Burlington, VT 05405

Payment will also be accepted at the door.


For More Information:

Please visit the conference website at: https://www.uvm.edu/cnhs/oncology-rehabilitation-conference or email Rebecca Ouellette-Morton at rebecca.ouellette-morton@med.uvm.edu.

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Larner Medical Education Center

75 East Avenue

Reardon Classroom - Medical Education Center 300

Burlington, VT 05405

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