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PT Management of the Individual following a Traumatic Brain Injury

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60 Township Line Rd

Elkins Park, PA 19027

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Location: Moss Rehab at Elkins Park

G1/G2 Conference Rooms

60 Township Line Rd. Elkins Park, Pa. 19027

Dates: Saturday, March 3, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, March 4, 2018 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

(Snow dates: March 10-11, 2018)

This 1.5 day intermediate level course will cover the continuum of physical therapy care for adults following a Traumatic Brain Injury. The content will focus on latest evidence to support evaluation strategies, outcome measures, interventions and management of common co-morbidities in this population. Video case presentations will guide discussion of the principles of examination, treatment planning, interventions, and advancement in low, moderate and high functioning patients with traumatic brain injury. Special topics related to vision, behavior, learning and cognition, movement disorders, and the pediatric client will be addressed on Day 2. Clinicians treating individuals with TBI across the continuum care will gain new insights and strategies for managing this challenging population.

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Course Learning Objectives:

After attending this conference participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the etiology and pathophysiology underlying TBI.
  2. Develop a framework for physical therapy examination for patients with TBI.
  3. Identify 3 common medical complications and comorbidities in individuals with TBI, and discuss how they impact treatment planning.
  4. Discuss the principles and practices of evidence-guided treatment for functions and activities of individuals with TBI.
  5. Apply examination findings to optimize treatment planning and goal setting.

Target Audience: Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants

Patient Population: Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury

CEU Applications: PA State Board of Physical Therapy

New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

New York State Board of Physical Therapy

Contact Hours: 10.75 Hours

Fee: $200

Discounts offered for Aria, Doylestown, Sacred Heart Employees & MossRehab Per Diem Employees

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be submitted to the MossRehab in writing. Please explain the circumstances of the cancellation in a fax or e-mail to ensure a timely response. For cancellations from 2 to 7 days prior to the course, there is a 50% non-refundable administrative processing fee. For no shows or cancellations within one day of the course, there are no refunds. MossRehab will reimburse you the cost of the registration, if we have to cancel a course due to low enrollment, weather, or an emergency situation. We are not responsible for any other costs associated with attending a conference. If you are on the waiting list of a course and do not get in, we will not charge your credit card; if you paid by check we will send the check back to you. In the event that a course is rescheduled we will provide you the option of applying the tuition towards the rescheduled course in lieu of a full refund.

FAQs

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

Free parking is available at the front or rear of the facility.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may contact Jessica Jones at jonesjes@einstein.edu or Sheila Wallace at wallacsh@einstein.edu or 215-663-6457

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, it is not mandatory.

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