Neurology Section Programming at Combined Section Meeting February 8-12, 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada

Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy:
doi: 10.1097/NPT.0b013e31818e61c5
Section Business: CSM Programming: Calendar

    Sunday, February 8, 2009

    12:00 to 9:00 PM Preconference Course A:

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    Observational Gait Analysis: Maximizing Outcomes of Clients with Neurologic Deficits

    Speakers: Kelley Kubota, PT, MS, NCS; Walt Weiss, MPT, NCS, KEMG; Val Eberly, PT, NCS, KEMG

    12:00 to 8:30 PM Preconference Course B:

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    Neurologic Practice Essentials: A Measurement Toolbox

    Speakers: Jane Sullivan, PT, MS, DHS; Peggy Roller, PT, MS, DPT; Teresa, Steffan, PT, PhD; George Fulk, PT, PhD

    Monday, February 9, 2009

    8:30 AM to 5:15 PM Preconference Course A:

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    Observational Gait Analysis: Maximizing Outcomes of Clients with Neurologic Deficits

    Speakers: Kelley Kubota, PT, MS, NCS; Walt Weiss, MPT, NCS, KEMG; Val Eberly, PT, NCS, KEMG

    8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Preconference Course B:

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    Neurologic Practice Essentials: A Measurement Toolbox

    Speakers: Jane Sullivan, PT, MS, DHS; Peggy Roller, PT, MS, DPT; Teresa, Steffan, PT, PhD; George Fulk, PT, PhD

    Tuesday, February 10, 2009

    6:30 to 7:45 AM

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    First Time at CSM? Welcome to the First Timers’ Breakfast

    8:00 to 10:00 AM

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    Multisection Programming: The Continuum of Care for People with Lifelong Disabilities: Understanding the Issues and Forging New Pathways for Physical Therapists

    10:30 AM to 12:15 PM

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    Categorizing Practice and Counting Repetitions: What Are We Doing for People After Stroke?

    Speakers: Catherine E. Lang, PT, PhD; Lara A. Boyd, PT, PhD; Patricia K. Scheets, PT, DPT, NCS

    10:30 AM to 12:15 PM

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    Outcome and Expectations for Patients with Vestibular Hypofunction

    Speaker: Susan J. Herdman, PT, PhD

    12:30 to 2:00 PM

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    Degenerative Diseases SIG Meeting and Educational Session: Use of Clinical Decision Making Frameworks to Guide Examination and Intervention with Neurodegenerative Disease: A Presentation of Selected Cases

    Speakers: Robbin Howard, DPT, NCS; Evan T. Cohen, PT, NCS

    12:30 to 2:00 PM

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    Brain Injury SIG Meeting and Educational Session: Impact of Aerobic Exercise on Cognition

    Speaker: Jeanne Lojovich, PT, NCS

    12:30 to 4:30 PM

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    Evaluation and Treatment Strategies for the Hospitalized Patient With Severe Brain Injury

    Speakers: Claire McGrath, Elkins Park, PA; Andrew T. Packel, PT, NCS, Elkins Park, PA; Carolyn Grace Tassini, PT, DPT, NCS, Elkins Park, PA; Thomas Watanabe, MD, Elkins Park, PA; John Whyte, MD, PhD, Elkins Park, PA

    2:30 to 4:30 PM

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    Excellence in Research Awardee: Combined Contributions of the Corticospinal and Reticulospinal Systems for the Control of Reaching

    Speaker: John Buford, PT, PhD

    2:30 to 4:30 PM

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    Clinical Excellence Awardee: The Power of Positive Energy: Developing a Research-Based, Academically Supported and Financially Successful Outpatient Clinic That Implements Evidence-Based Practice

    Speaker: Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS

    4:30 to 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Break

    7:00 to 9:00 PM

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    Paying Attention, Making Choices: The Role of Cognition in Falls Prevention!

    Speaker: Robert G. Winningham, PhD; Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS; Lee Dibble, PT, PhD, ATC; Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, NCS

    Wednesday, February 11, 2009

    7:00 to 8:30 AM

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    Neurologic Clinical Specialists’ Breakfast: “Okay, so I’m an NCS … Now What?”

    Speaker: Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS

    8:00 to 11:00 AM

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    Psychological Factors in Patients with Dizziness—Concepts, Detection, and Treatment

    Speakers: Jeffrey Staab, MD; Elizabeth Grace, PT, MS, NCS

    8:00 to 11:00 AM

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    Spinal Circuits and the Musculoskeletal System: Translation of Basic Science Research into the Clinic

    Speakers: Richard L. Segal, PT, PhD; Arthur W. English, PhD; Robert J. Gregor, PhD; Richard Nichols, PhD; Michael Lewek, PT, PhD; Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, NCS; Vicki S. Mercer, PT, PhD

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Exhibit Hall Break

    1:00 to 3:45 PM

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    Train the Brain: Innovations in Locomotor Intervention for Parkinson’s Disease

    Speakers: Beth Fisher, PT, PhD; Claire McLean, DPT; Becky Farley, PT, PhD; Lee Dibble, PT, PhD, ATC; Teresa Steffen, PT, PhD

    1:00 to 3:45 PM

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    Research Platform I: Locomotion After Stroke

    1:00 to 2:00 PM

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    Meet the JNPT Editorial Board: Become a Contributor to JNPT

    Facilitators: Judith Deutsch, PT, PhD, Edee Field Fote, PT, PhD and Editorial Board

    1:00 to 3:00 PM

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    Research Information Exchange Center

    Speakers: Stephen Allison, PT, PhD, Payson, AZ; James R. Carey, PT, PhD, Minneapolis, MN; John D. Childs, PT, PhD, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT, Cibolo, TX; Judy Deutsch, PT, PhD, Newark, NJ; Kelley Fitzgerald, PT, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA; Parry Gerber, PT, PhD, Carthage, NY; James J. Irrgang, PT, PhD, ATC, Pittsburgh, PA; Michael Johnson, PT, PhD, OCS, Darby, PA; Michael J. Mueller, PT, PhD, FAPTA, St Louis, MO; Carolynn Patten, PT, PhD, Gainesville, FL; Christopher M. Powers, PT, PhD, Los Angeles, CA; Barbara M. Quaney, PT, PhD, Tecumseh, KS; David Sinacore, PT, PhD, FAPTA, St Louis, MO; Patrick J. Sparto, PT, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA; Deydre Smyth Teyhen, PT, PhD, OCS, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Carolee J. Winstein, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Los Angeles, CA

    1:00 to 3:45 PM

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    Selecting, Using and Interpreting Outcome Measures for Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury: Evidence from the Neurorecovery Network

    Speakers: D. Michele Basso, EdD, PT; Karen J. Hutchinson, PT, PhD; Elizabeth Ardolino, PT, MS; Leslie VanHiel, MSPT; Carol L. Peschel, MPT; Andrea L. Behrman, PT, PhD; Sue Ann Sisto, PT, MA, PhD

    4:00 to 5:30 PM

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    Stroke SIG Meeting and Educational Session: Understanding Lower Extremity Impairments and Contemporary Robot-Assisted Interventions for People Post Stroke

    Speakers: Joseph Hidler, PhD; Susan Ryerson, PT, DSc

    4:00 to 5:30 PM

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    Balance and Falls Special Interest Group: It’s a Matter of “Balance”—in Search of a Consensus Definition

    Speakers: Susan L. Whitney, PT, PhD; Roberta Newton, PT, PhD; Fay Horak, PT, PhD; Anne Shumway-Cook, PT, PhD, FAPTA

    4:00 to 5:30 PM

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    Effects of Synchronized Timing Training on Coordination and Function: A Novel Approach

    Speakers: Melinda Bartscherer, PT, MS; Robin Dole, PT, EdD, PCS

    4:00 to 6:45 PM

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    Mock NIH Grant Review Study Section Meeting

    Speakers: Ann E. Barr, PT, PhD, Philadelphia, PA; David A. Brown, PT, PhD, Chicago, IL; Edelle Field-Fote, PT, PhD, Coral Gables, FL; Kelley Fitzgerald, PT, PhD, OCS, Philadelphia, PA; Emily Ann Keshner, PT, EdD, Philadelphia, PA; Ralph Nitkin, PhD, Bethesda, MD; Richard K. Shields, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Iowa City, IA; Guy Simoneau, PT, PhD, ATC, Milwaukee, WI; A. Joseph Threlkeld, PT, PhD, Omaha, NE

    6:00 to 9:00 PM

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    Myelin Melter: Neurology Section Reception and Business Meeting

    Thursday, February 12, 2009

    8:00 to 11:00 AM

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    Research Platform II: Degenerative Diseases

    8:00 to 10:00 AM

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    Neurology Section Roundtables
    Brain Injury SIG

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    Title: CARF: Brain Injury Standards Reviewed

    Facilitators: Michelle Peterson, PT, DPT, NCS; Christine M. MacDonell, OTR/L

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    Degenerative Diseases SIG

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    Title: Dimensions of Care for People with Neurological Terminal Illness

    Facilitators: Richard Briggs, PT, MA; Evan Cohen, PT, NCS

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    Spinal Cord Injury SIG

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    Title: Bone Mineral Density Following SCI and Its Impact on Physical Therapy Interventions

    Facilitators: Alison Lichy, PT, MS, NCS; Sue Ann Sisto, PT, MA, PhD

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    Stroke SIG

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    Title: Using Innovative FES Technology to Assist Walking Poststroke

    Facilitator: Susan Ryerson, PT, DSc; Kyle Covington, DPT; Kathleen Brady, PT

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    Vestibular SIG

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    Title: Defining Competency for Managing Patients with Vestibular Dysfunction

    Facilitators: Julie Tilson, DPT, NCS; Ray Hedenberg, PT

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    Balance and Falls SIG

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    Title: How Should I Measure Balance Control and Falls Risk

    Facilitator: Marcia Hall Thompson, PT, DPT

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Exhibit Hall Break

    1:00 to 2:45 PM

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    Gait Training for Recovery of Coordinated Gait Components After Stroke

    Speakers: Janis J. Daly, MSPT, PhD; Jessica P. McCabe, MPT; Irene Brenner, MSPT

    l:00 to 2:45 PM

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    Practice Issue Forum: Guidelines for Neurologic Content in Entry-Level Physical Therapy Education

    Speakers: Genevieve Pinto-Zipp, PT, EdD; Jodi Cormack, PT, DPT, NCS

    1:00 to 4:45 PM

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    ASPIRE to Excellence—Using the CARF

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    Standards as a Quality Framework to Develop and Continually Improve Your Medical Rehabilitation Program

    Speakers: Michelle Peterson, PT, DPT, NCS; Cathy Ellis, PT; Christine M. MacDonell, OTR/L

    1:00 to 3:00 PM

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    Telerehabilitation to Promote Brain Reorganization and Improve Ankle Function in People with Stroke

    Speakers: James Carey, PT, PhD; William Durfee, PhD; David Nuckley, PhD

    1:00 to 4:45 PM

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    PTClinResNet: Translating the Results of the Clinical Research Network into Practice

    Speakers: Carolee J. Winstein, PhD, PT, FAPTA; Sara Mulroy, PhD, PT; James Gordon, EdD, PT, FAPTA; Eileen G. Fowler, PT, PhD; Loretta M. Knutson, PhD, PT, PCS; Kornelia Kulig, PhD, PT; David Brown, PT, PhD; Katherine Sullivan, PhD, PT; Craig J. Newsam, PT, DPT; Elizabeth M. Poppert, DPT, MS, OCS

    3:00 to 4:30 PM

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    Spinal Cord Injury SIG Meeting and Educational Session: Health and Wellness Following Spinal Cord Injury: An Update on the Current Research

    Speakers: Therese E. Johnston, PT, PhD, MBA; Debbie Backus, PT, PhD

    3:00 to 4:30 PM

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    Vestibular SIG Meeting and Educational Session: Arriving at a PT Diagnosis for Patients with Complaints of Dizziness

    Speaker: Susan J. Herdman, PT, PhD

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