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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Symposium

 
The Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) presents the 3rd Annual Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Symposium at two locations:
 
Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm at O'Connor Hospital in San Jose  
 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00am-4:00pm at the Sobrato Conference Center in Redwood City
 
The goal of this Symposium is to provide the most current information for clinicians and health care professionals who care for patients and families in all phases of stroke rehabilitation and post-stroke recovery issues.  Topics are planned to meet the educational needs for nurses, therapists, psychologists, physiatrists, and researchers, as well as advocates. CEU's are offered for attending this Symposium.
 
Speakers and topics included:
 

PROGRAM ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Case Studies of Complicated Stroke Patients - A Team Approach from Acute Care to Outpatient by A Panel: 

Harmeet Sachdev, MD, Kristi Edwards, Pt Brandy Dickinson, SLP & Clint Hopwood, OT - Good Samaritan Hospital

Ethics & Stroke bJack Rose, MD – Washington Hospital

Facilitation of Gait after Stroke with Clinicians in mind by Anne Burleigh Jacobs, PT, PhD – SensoMotor

Happy Hour:  An Interdisciplinary Approach to Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation by Naz Motayar, PhD Neuropsychologist – Good Samaritan Hospital

Medical Management of Spasticity by Henry Huie, MD – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Dysphagia Management by Debbie Cohen, SLP - El Camino Hospital

 

PROGRAM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 

Dementia & Stroke by Marion Buckwalter, MD - Stanford Medical Center

Shoulder care/UE management for all practitioners by DEE DEE Clarke, MS, OT/L - OT House Calls

Flexing The Mind: Creative Approaches in Restorying Balance for Stroked Individuals by Naz Motayar, Ph.D Neuropsychologist - Good Samaritan Hospital

Neuro-Radiological Evaluation of Acute Stroke by Max Wintermark, MD - Stanford University

Neuroanatomy of Stroke and Resultant Functional Deficits by Cinnamon Westbrook-Porter, PhD Psychology - VA Hospital - Palo Alto

Neuro Optometry Post-Stroke by Lee Vien, MD - VA Hospital - Palo Alto

Use of Robotic Exoskeleton for Gait Training - The Human Factor by Amy Millan, PT, DPT - Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

 

Alireza Atri, MD, Ph.D – Californian Pacific Medical Cen

Roberta Elman, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS – Aphasia Center of California

Henry Huie, MD - Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Faith Komarek, MS, CCC-SLP – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Catherine Marreiro, Ph.D, Clinical Neuropsychologist - California Pacific Medical Center

Karl Meisel, MD - UCSF

Amy Millan, PT, DPT – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Naz Motayar, PhD., Neuropsychologist, Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose

Bridging Language Barrier for Individuals with Aphasia

Clinical Neuropsychology of Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Case Illustrations

Communication After Stroke, Augmenting Communication

Cryptogenic Stroke

Neuroplasticity in Clinical Interactions

Rehabilitation Interventions for Severe Impairments after Stroke

The Use of Robotic Exoskeleton for Gait Training

Vascular Cognitive Impairment: A Clinical Overview

Additionally, the program will include a screening of the documentary, SPEECHLESS”, which portrays the lives of three stroke survivors living with aphasia.

 

The GOAL of the symposium is to provide the most current information on post-stroke issues for clinicians and healthcare professionals who care for patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment, rehabilitation, and post-stroke recovery. Topics will appeal to nurses, therapists, psychologists, physiatrists, social workers, researchers, and advocates.