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Harvard Medical School

NeuroRehabilitation 2019

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Overview / Abstract:

Cutting-edge strategies, updates, and best practices for clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases
In this Harvard Medical School CME course, many of the country’s most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge clinical interventions, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to further your expertise in guiding your patients to their maximum level of function. Clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases can rely on this update for proven, state-of-the-art practices and take-home tools to heighten your success in effectively and efficiently helping your patients gain the skills that will improve their health and quality of life.
Enhanced and Accelerated Recovery
This program includes important updates, new best practices, and state-of-the-art approaches to enhance and accelerate recovery, including:
• Pharmacologic interventions
• Transcranial magnetic and direct current stimulation
• Early mobilization in the ICU
• Neuroendocrine treatment
• Functional electrical stimulation
• Upper extremity muscle-tendon-nerve transfers
• Approaches to ambulation after SCI
• Vestibular rehabilitation
• Visual rehabilitation
• Treatment of hemispatial neglect
• Intensive language therapy
• Treatment of substance abuse
• Music therapy
Improved Quality of Life
This program includes strategies, best practices, and cutting-edge approaches to help foster quality of life:
• Wellness interventions
• Motivational interviewing
• Sports and exercise
• Addressing sexuality after SCI
Evolving Treatment Options
This program offers attendees the opportunity to learn about the future of treatment options and how and when they will impact patient outcomes:
• Brain-computer interface
• Functional neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness
• Hypoxia for recovery after SCI
• Changes in the continuum of care
• Harnessing the placebo effect
• Alzheimer’s disease therapies
Expanded Understanding of a Wide Range of Neurological Conditions
This program covers common, rare, and emerging neurological conditions to deepen attendees' knowledge and enhance their decisions concerning neurorehabilitation options:
• Post-concussion symptoms
• Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
• Aging with SCI
• Social cognition and affective processing
• CNS Lyme disease
• Neuropathic pain after SCI
• Autonomic dysreflexia after SCI


Jun 30, 2019


Counselor CE, Occupational Therapy CE, Physical Therapy CE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Psychology CE, Social Work CE, Speech Language Pathology CE


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Credits / Hours



ACCME, Harvard Medical School, CIAO, ASHA

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Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Speech Language Pathology, Rehabilitation / Therapy, Psychiatry / Mental Health, Occupational Medicine, Neurology, Behavioral Medicine

Keywords / Search Terms

The Penzias Group Physical Medicine, Physiatrist, Neuropsychology, Neurology, Rehabilitation, Harvard, Neuological, TBI, Alzheimer's, SCI, Spinal cord injury, Traumatic brain injury, therapy, interventions, surgery, pharmacology, functional electrical stimulation, CTE, central nervous system, CNS Live CE CME Seminar CE CME Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

06-13-2019 - 06-15-2019

Conference Center at Waltham Woods
860 Winter Street
Waltham , MA   02451
United States of America

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