2013-10-17 21:32:54 - IDGA is proud to announce the return of the 3rd Annual Military Healthcare: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation! The past ten years have given us a new generation of wounded warriors with complex injuries that require complex physical therapy and rehabilitation initiatives that can offer our soldiers the best chance at recovery, including the opportunity to return to active duty service.
This year will concentrate on education of the major issues rehabilitation professionals are dealing with in soldier injuries. The main topic sessions will focus on prosthetics, pain management, vocational rehabilitation, patient compliance, spinal cord injury, and polytrauma and blast injury, and a dedicated focus day on traumatic brain injury
For Immediate Release
Military Healthcare West: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
Enhancing and Innovating Care for a New Generation of Wounded Warriors
New York, New York October 18, 2013 – The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announces the Military Healthcare West: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Conference scheduled for December 9-12, in San Diego, CA. View the program at www.MilitaryHealthcareConference.com ( bit.ly/19Pm0y
Members from Government and private sector will convene this December to offer an unparalleled chance to interact with rehabilitation leaders from the military and civilian world and share best practices to take home and utilize at your medical center.
High profile speakers such
as: Dr. Alice B. Aiken, Director, Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Andrea L. Behrman, PhD, PT, FAPTA Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Director, Pediatric NeuroRecovery Program Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, CDR Steve Hanling, Navy Pain Management Specialty Leader, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Eric Harness, Co-Founder/Director of Research and Development Project, Walk Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center, Jacqueline Warmuth, Vice President of Clinical Development, Sitrin Health Care Center,
and many more will share best practices and explore potential paths to analyze the future of physical therapy and rehabilitation.
2013 Sessions will cover: ( bit.ly/GSKEaX
• Developing a TBI Network of Care
• Interactive TBI Clinic
• Latest TBI Research and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
• A Wounded Warrior Panel
• Revolutionizing Prosthetics
• The Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network: Standardized Activity based Therapy, Outcomes, and Program Evaluation
Complimentary Resource Articles and Interviews
• Combat Stress Injuries the Natural Consequences of War Zone Deployment ( bit.ly/174QwKO
• Prosthetics That Feel: New Research Bringing us Closer to a Modern Miracle ( bit.ly/1cYRERB
• Out of the Fire: Into the Fight – Warrior Transition Battalion ( bit.ly/16QXq47
• US Aims To Improve Care of Military Casualties ( bit.ly/1cxKAbR
• Visualizing the Invisible Wounds of War: mTBI & PTSD ( bit.ly/H60XB2
To access the full agenda ( bit.ly/GSKEaX
) or to register for the Military Healthcare West Conference ( bit.ly/1gnbIPK
) visit www.MilitaryHealthcareConference.com
The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense through live conferences and events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power from military, government, and defense industries.
For more information, please visit www.idga.org