Clinical Management for Severe Brain Injury

Clinical Management for Severe Brain Injury


When?

Start time: Friday 8:00am (15 September)
End time: Saturday 8:00pm (16 September)

Where?

Shepherd Center
2020 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta

About

Shepherd Center announces its upcoming brain injury conference “Clinical Management for Severe Brain Injury,” which will be held Sept. 15-16, 2017 at Shepherd Center in Atlanta. The speakers will bring a wealth of knowledge from an interdisciplinary perspective, presenting evidence-based and best-practice approaches on all aspects of care from assessment and treatment through long-term considerations. Also, a panel of patients and family members will share their personal stories and offer tips for healthcare providers based on their family’s experiences.

Day 2 of the conference will consist of a variety of interactive and interdisciplinary breakout sessions. Breakout session topics are:

• Fall Prevention and Safety Strategies
• Early Mobility and Activity
• Cognition and Communication
• Vision after Brain Injury
• Nutrition and Swallowing
• Behavioral Strategies
• Navigating Resources

This program is designed for nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, recreational therapists, social workers, psychologists and case managers.

For more information, contact Kathy Farris at kathryn_farris@shepherd.org



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