Annual UNC SCI Conference - Day One

UNC Health Care’s 6th Annual SCI Conference takes spinal cord injury education to a new level with lectures and hands-on workshops that will maximize the knowledge base and skill set of nurses, therapists, case managers, and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of individuals with spinal cord injury.

When Nov 07, 2014
from 07:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel One Europa Drive Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Phone: (919)968-4900
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This conference will address medical, psychosocial, and rehabilitation issues experienced by individuals with spinal cord injury and will focus on ways to maximize their medical and functional status. Expert doctors, nurses, therapists, and researchers will discuss relevant spinal cord injury topics and provide workshops to allow participants to practice and apply new techniques.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the impact of neoplastic spinal cord injury on rehabilitation interventions and consider best practices for rehabilitation interventions.
  • Discuss medical complications and nutritional status experienced by those with chronic spinal cord injury.
  • Review the ISNCSCI/ASIA examination and practice scoring example cases.
  • Review evidence based practices for management of neurologic shoulder and gait progression in spinal cord injury, including hands-on workshops.
  •  Explore ways to address sensitive topics with patients and discuss recreation measures that can be implemented post spinal cord injury.
Costs:

Medical Professionals:
$200 both days
$150 Single day
Students:
$50 Both days
$25 Single day
UNC Employees / Groups (3 or more):
$170 Both days
$105 Single Day

To register and pay go to www.med.unc.edu/phyrehab.

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