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2022 Acquired Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Symposium

Course Goal

This interdisciplinary symposium will focus on the current evidenced based practice and research for the treatment of those with acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury. The symposium will provide an educational opportunity for rehabilitation professionals focusing on the medical management and rehabilitative treatment interventions.

Course Learning Objectives

  1. The participant will be able to illustrate how medical interventions affect functional recovery.
  2. The participant will describe current research in acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury.
  3. The participant will be able to identify challenges associated with living with a disability.
  4. The participant will be able to describe the use of assistive technology in functional recovery.

Registration Information

Early Bird (Before 9/22/22)Late registration (after 9/22/22)
Visiting Professionals$200.00$225.00
Dignity Health Employees$175.00$200.00
Students$75.00$75.00
Registration fee includes: Symposium, program materials, and continuing education credits.
Refund and cancellation policy: Barrow reserves the right to cancel or change the program for due causes. Cancellation of this program by Barrow or by the participant before October 8th will result in a full refund of tuition.

CME Information and Disclosures

  • PT and OT CEUs are pending
  • ASHA CE Approved (1.4 ASHA CEUs)

Course Completion Requirements

  1. To obtain CEUs from this symposium, you must login and logout and be in attendance throughout the agenda to receive full CEUs. SLP, PT, and OT are not eligible for partial credit and must attend the course in its entirety to receive CEUs.
  2. Completion of the online post course evaluation is required.

This course is offered for 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area). Partial credit is not offered.

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Date, Time, and Location

In-Person Goldman Auditorium & Virtual Availability
October 8-9, 2022

Target Audience

This program is designed for allied health professionals who treat persons with acquired brain injury and SCI.

Speaker Information

All times refer to Arizona time (Pacific Daylight Time).

SPeakerTopic
Day 17:55 am
Candyce Williams, MDWelcome
Iahn Cajigas, MDViewing Functional Motor Neurorestoration Throughout the
Engineering Prism
Christina Kwasnica, MDYear In Review-Stroke Articles You Need to Know
Break10:00 am
Connie Weglarz, PT, DPT, NCSCentral Dizziness Management and Rehabilitation
Jo Puntil, MS, CCC-SLP-BCS-SThe Clinician’s Role in Communication and Cognitive Evaluations
Including Education to the Patient/Caregivers (Concurrent at 11:00 am)
Trent Maruyama, OTR/L, CKTP, Jeremy Palmiscno, MS, OTD, OTR/L
and Jenna Zellner, OTD, OTR/L
Clinical Utilization of Advanced Technology: Hands-on Workshop/ Lab
(Concurrent at 11:00 am)
(In Person Only)
Lunch Break12:00 pm
Danielle Greenfield, PT, DPT and Breanna DeFrank, OTR/LSpinal Cord Injury: ADL and Mobility Functional Outcomes
Sammi Kesler, OTR/LTools and Strategies for Bowel and Bladder Management after
SCI
Luann Williams, MS, CCC, SLPPatient Experience: Jake and Judy Brace, SCI Survivor
Break3:15 pm
Jo Puntil, MS, CCC-SLP-BCS-SComprehensive Swallowing Evaluations and Decisions for Oral vs
Non-Oral Feeding
(Concurrent at 3:30 pm)
Katie Chun, PT, DPTWheelchair Seating and Positioning Workshop (Concurrent at 3:30 pm)
(In Person Only)
Henrike K. Blumenfeld, PhDBilingual Aphasia: Considerations for Assessment and
Intervention
(Concurrent at 4:15 pm)
Katie Chun, PT, DPTWheelchair Seating and Positioning Workshop
(Concurrent at 4:15 pm)
(In Person Only)
Wrap up and Evaluation5:00 pm
Adjourn5:15 pm
Day 27:55 am
Candyce Williams, MDWelcome
Nader Sanai, MDAwake Brain Tumor Surgery
Lisa Kerfoot, PT, DPTIntegrating FES Into Current Treatment Paradigms
Break9:45
Charley Wright, CTRS and Kaitlyn VerfuerthRight to Recreate
Roxanne Bakowski, PT, DPT, MBA and Lauren Haley Hill, PT, DPTBody Weight Supported Treadmill Training in Acute Care
Brenda Miller, PT, DPT, Sarah Sharp, OTR/L Ashley Bridwell, SW, Jessica Schneider, PsyDNavigating Recovery and Community Re-entry Through
Transdisciplinary Neuro-rehabilitation Care in the Bridge Program
Lunch Break12:15 pm
William McCuddy, PhDCognition and Emotion: The Left-Right Brain Dichotomy
Chuck Bombardier, PhD, ABPPTaste of Motivational Interviewing for Rehabilitation Professions
Judy Neillie, Stroke SurvivorPatient Experience: My Stroke of Fortune
Wrap up and Evaluation3:00 pm
Adjourn3:15 pm

Disclosures

Christina Kwasnica, MD
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Ashley Bridwell, SW
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Breanna DeFrank, OTR/L
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Brenda Miller, PT, DPT
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures –None

Connie Weglarz, PT, DPT, NCS
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Danielle Greenfield, PT, DPT
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Chuck Bombardier, Ph.D, ABPP
Financial disclosures – Consultant for MI training
Non-financial disclosures – None

Iahn Cajigas, MD
Financial disclosures – Shareholder/Ownership: Kinesiometrics Consultant for Bionaut Labs
Non-financial disclosures – None

Nader Sanai, MD, FAANS, FACS
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures –  None

William Travis McCuddy, PhD
Financial disclosures– Salary Barrow
Non-financial disclosures – None

Charley Wright, CTRS
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Katie Chun, PT, DPT
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Henrike K. Blumenfeld, Ph.D
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Jenna Zellner, OTD, OTR/L
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Jeremy Palmiscno, MS,OTD,OTR/L
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Jessica Schneider, PsyD
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Jo Puntil, M.S, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Financial disclosures – Salary-St. George Regional Medical Center
Non-financial disclosures – None

Judy Neillie
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Kaitlyn Verfueth M.S, CTRS, PLY
Financial disclosures – Salary-Ability 360
Non-financial disclosures – None

Lauren Haley Hill, PT, DPT, WCS,CYT
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Lisa Kerfoot, PT, DPT
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Luann Williams, CCC, MS-SLP
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Roxanne Bakowski, PT, DPT, MBA
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Samantha Kesler, MS, OTR/L
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Sarah Sharp, OTR/L
Financial disclosures – None
Non-financial disclosures – None

Trent Maruyama, OTR/L CKTP
Financial disclosures – Consultant: Ekso Bionics
Non-financial disclosures – None