EVENTS

Panther Rehab Grand Rounds
9th Annual Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Panther Rehab Grand Rounds

Our monthly grand rounds lecture series, is an opportunity to learn about the newest trends and outcomes in medical practice and research through lectures by leaders in rehab medicine and research.



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9th ANNUAL
Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

November 3, 2018
UPMC Mercy, Ferdinand Clark Auditorium


7:00am-7:45am
Registration

7:45am-8:00am
Welcome and Introductions
Hallie Zeleznik, PT, DPT, NCS

8:00am-9:00am
Familiar Auditory Stimulus Training (FAST) Protocol
MacKenzie Bova, CCC-SLP and Lauren Tusar, CCC-SLP
FAST Handout

9:00am-9:45am
Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: Personal Biology, Clinical Predictors, and Disability Burden
Amy Wagner, MD
Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Handout

9:45am-10:00am
Break

10:00am-11:00am
Chronic Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury and Sports-Related Concussions
David Okonkwo, MD

11:00am-12:00pm
Concussion: Is Rest the Best Treatment
Anne Mucha, PT and Victoria Kochick, PT
Concussion Handout

12:00pm-12:45pm
Lunch

12:45pm-1:30pm
Perspectives of the Patient and Family/Caregiver
Moderator: Allyson Yukevich, OTR/L and Olivia Houser, ORT/L

1:30pm-2:30pm
Traumatic Brain Injury and Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement - Supporting our Police and Patients in the Community
Laura Scott, CCC-SLP
Intervention Training Handout

2:30pm-2:45pm
Break

2:45pm-3:45pm
The Role of Self-Awareness in the Use of Strategy Training
Jessica Kearsey, MOT, ORT/L
Self-Awareness Handout

3:45pm-4:00pm
Conference Adjournment and Wrap Up
Hallie Zeleznik, PT, DPT, NCS


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January 18, 2017
Robert Gaunt, PhD
Research Asst Professor
Dept. of PM&R
University of Pittsburgh


February 15, 2017
Stacy Suskauer, MD
Assoc. Professor, PM&R
Dir, Ctr for Brain Injury Recovery, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine


March 15, 2017
Erik Hans Hoyer, MD
Assistant Professor, PM&R
Dep.Dir., Patient Safety
Johns Hopkins Hosptial