Who: All medical professionals who work with neuro patients including: “physiatrists, neurologists, psychiatrists, internists, geriatricians, family physicians, PTs, OTs, SLPs, NPs, PAs, nurses, neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, mental health counselors, clinical social workers, case managers”
What: NeuroRehabilitation 2019
When: June 13-15, 2019
Where: The Conference Center at Waltham Woods in Waltham, Massachusetts
Why: “Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
— Summarize the research evidence base for neurorehabilitation practice.
— Integrate state-of-the-art, evidence-based approaches to neurorehabilitation into their care of patients.
— Evaluate advances in research that will lead to future approaches in neurorehabilitation.
— Explain what extremes of recovery tell us about neurorehabilitation.
— List the benefits of using motivational interviewing and the coach approach to empower people to change behavior.
— Define the human placebo and nocebo effects and describe the environmental factors that influence these processes.
— Evaluate surgical options for musculotendinous and neural transfers in the upper limb of patients with CNS disorders.
— Identify 3 benefits of music therapy to neurorehabilitation.
— Identify 3 treatments for substance abuse in neurorehabilitation patients.
— List factors that will help to shape the future of post-acute care in the US.”
How: Click here for more info or to sign up! Early bird pricing of $945 is available until 4/30/19; thereafter $1045. This conference has sold out the past 2 years, so early registration is recommended! A lunch buffet is included on Thursday and Friday. The conference begins each morning and afternoon as well as concludes each day with a keynote speaker addressing all attendees, then the rest of the time is spent in “breakout sessions,” so you can effectively tailor the conference to your area of learning/profession. Approval for the therapy disciplines is still pending, so check the conference website for details. This one is admittedly a little pricier, but it’s put on by Harvard and sponsored by Spaulding, Brigham Health and Mass General. Those are BIG names that have an international pull, so I bet this is really good!