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7th Annual Current Concepts in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Conference

September 20, 2022

October 1, 2022

Virtual (via Zoom)

The 2022 Current Concepts in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Conference will introduce and review a variety of topics relevant to persons with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Through lectures and discussion, presenters and attendees will address the treatments and strategies employed at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute.

The event will take place virtually this year on October 1.

Learning Objectives

  1. Attendees will describe current evidence-based practice related to management of SCI in an acute care setting.
  2. Attendees will identify fall prevention strategies to be used across settings to increase patient safety.
  3. Attendees will identify strengths and shortcoming of current clinical prediction rules for mobility outcomes following SCI.
  4. Attendees will describe unique care considerations for adolescents and individuals with obesity who have sustained a SCI.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for physiatrists/physicians, nurses, physical therapists, case managers, fellows, and residents involved with the acute care and rehabilitation of persons with spinal cord injury.

Continuing Education Credit

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. For a complete listing of credits offered, please click here.

(Note that final credits are pending approval.)

Presented By

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, Center for Spinal Cord Injury

UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

More Information

To learn more about this conference, please see the event flyer.