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Physical & Rehabilitative Medicine: Amputee Care

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM (AST)

Physical & Rehabilitative Medicine: Amputee Care

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Physical &  Rehabilitative Medicine Conference - Barbados 

"Multidisciplinary Amputee Care: Prevention, Treatment & Management"

Save the date: November 4, 2017 

Featured Speaker: 

Dr. Heikke Uustal, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist 


Pre-registration:

www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com

CPE Credit Available 

Description

To educate the practitioner on the holistic aspect of amputations and amputee care 

Chairperson: Dr. Harley Moseley, Physiatrist

Topics include:

  • Prevalence and incidence of amputations 
  • Depression and the amputee
  • Rehabilitation: A multidisciplinary approach 
  • Options for the upper and lower extremeties 
  • Decreasing the amputee rate 
  • Phantom limb pain 
  • Immediate Post Operative Prosthesis: Can Barbados Sustain an IPOP Programme?
  • Patient perspectives 
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nursing and Rehabilitation 
  • Nutritional requirements of amputees 

More information will be released at a later date. 

 About the Guest Speaker 

 

Heikki Uustal, M.D.

 

Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team, JFK Johnson Rehab Institute
Wound Care Physician, St. Peter’s University Hospital Wound Care Center
Associate Clinical Professor, Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

 

Dr. Uustal received his medical degree from the University of Vermont and completed his residency in PM&R at Baylor College of Medicine in 1987.  He is Board Certified in PM&R since 1988.

 

Dr. Uustal has focused his clinical career in the subspecialty of Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Amputee Rehabilitation.  He is nationally recognized as a leading educator and clinician in the field of prosthetics/orthotics.  Dr. Uustal is a regular speaker at several annual PM&R review courses and specialty courses in amputee rehabilitation.

 

Dr. Uustal has been a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation currently serves on the Board of Governors.  He previously served as Chair of the Program Committee for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine  in 1995.

 

Dr. Uustal has authored chapters in several PM&R textbooks and has been involved in clinical research related to mobility for the disabled.  He has been included in the listing of “Best Doctors in New Jersey” and “Top Docs” nationally.

 



  • Dr. Heikke Uustal

    Dr. Heikke Uustal

    Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team,

    JFK Johnson Rehab Institute


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Bridgetown
Barbados

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM (AST)


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Organizer

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

 

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is a health communications and events company based in Barbados. Our goal is to coordinate and create quality health and medical events to strengthen the network and capacity of healthcare practitioners, of all types, to ultimately improve healthcare in Barbados and the Caribbean. We offer various types of health promotions and marketing services to assist our clients in targeting the medical community in Barbados and the Caribbean.

Some of our services include:

Creation and Coordination of Continuing Medical Education Events
Health Event Coordination including:
Corporate Health and Wellness Programmes & Events
Mixers & Networking Sessions
Health Marketing and Promotions
Health Services & Product Promotion
Advertisements, Medical Classifieds
Special Projects
Patient Education/ Empowerment Seminars

 

General Info

Office: 246 269 6183; 253 9384

hibiscushealthnetwork@gmail.com

www.hibiscushealthcaribbean.com

Event Pre- Registration

http://hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com

hhccmeevents@gmail.com

(pre-registration only via this site - no online payment available via this site)

 

Payment

Online: www.ticketpal.com

Barbados Select Ticketpal Locations: 

A& B Music Supplies - Sheraton

Sir Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, St. Michael

Sundek Boutique, Limegrove, St. James

 

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

2017 - 2018 Schedule of Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars

 

Month

CME Event

 

 

June 22

Communication in Cancer Care - Barbados

June 24-25

Sexual & Reproductive Health Conference – Barbados (Barbados Family Planning)

Sept 16

Trauma & Emergency Medicine Seminar & Workshop – Barbados

(Caribbean Emergency Medicine Association)

Oct 7-8

Women’s Health & Medical Conference - Midwifery

Oct 27-28

Multidisciplinary Diabetes Conference – Trinidad

Oct 29

Nutrition & Obesity Workshop - Trinidad

Nov 4

Physical & Rehabilitative Medicine: Amputee Care – Barbados

Nov 5

 Wound Care Workshop – Barbados

Nov 11

Considerations in Diabetes Management

TBA

Syncope – Barbados

 

 

Jan 12-13, 2018

Medical Technology – Barbados

June 23-24, 2018

Sexual and Reproductive Health – Barbados

 

Others to be announced

 

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