CCU Alert! Neurorehabilitation 2019

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 … Continue reading CCU Alert! Neurorehabilitation 2019

CCU Alert! Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules

Who: Physical Therapists What: Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules When: Whenever you want! Where: at your house, on your couch, in your pajamas if you want! Or wherever. Why: “This course provides an introduction and overview of the wheelchair assessment process. It includes a description of wheelchair users, characteristics of appropriate and inappropriate wheelchairs, … Continue reading CCU Alert! Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Online Modules

CCU Alert! 2019 Barrow Spinal Cord Injury Symposium

Who: Nursing and allied health professionals who treat persons with spinal cord injury What: 2019 Barrow Spinal Cord Injury Symposium When: February 8, 2019 Where: Barrow Neurological Institute Phoenix Arizona Why: “Upon completion of the symposium, the participant will be able to: Describe the importance of understanding imaging as it relates to spinal cord disease. … Continue reading CCU Alert! 2019 Barrow Spinal Cord Injury Symposium

Case Review: Small Strokes, BIG Dizzy

In the case that I’m reviewing, the patient’s main complaint was the dizziness. What struck me as interesting about the case was that the size of infarcts– bilateral cerebellar (assuming PICA distribution from what I’ve been reading, but the case didn’t come with imagining unfortunately)– as compared to the severity of the deficits. As mentioned … Continue reading Case Review: Small Strokes, BIG Dizzy

CCU Alert! American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019

Who: Any and all health professionals who work with people who have had strokes What: American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019 When: February 5-8th, 2019 Where: Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii Why: “The International Stroke Conference is the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease.” See website for further “why’s.” … Continue reading CCU Alert! American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019