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Gisela Sanchez-Williams, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Samantha Dewey, PT, DPT, NCS
When:Saturday April 25 - Sunday April 26, 2015Registration: 7:30 amCourse begins: 8am - 5pm
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Conference Center 929 FrostwoodHouston, TX 77030
MHHS Rehab Service Line & MD Anderson Rehab Service Line Medical Professionals working with Rehabilitation patients who have Cancer.
Currently, there are more than 14 million cancer survivors in the United States. This number is expected to rise to almost 19 million by the year 2024. Cancer survivors often experience complications from cancer or cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. This symposium will discuss selected cancer and cancer treatments that impact rehabilitation and provide evidence-based assessment and treatment strategies that can be applied to clinical practice. This two-day symposium covers a wide variety of topics in the field of cancer rehabilitation. Day 1 consists of general sessions intended for all participants with discipline-specific break-out sessions on day 2.
Cancer Medication and treatment Side Effects; Nutrition for the Patient with Cancer, Safety and Emergency Considerations for Rehabilitation Clinicians when Treating Patients with Cancer, Cancer Survivorship & Care Plan Development, Palliative Care, Precautions & Contraindications when Treating Patients with Metastatic Cancer, “Chemo-Brain”, Cancer Related Fatigue, Peripheral Neuropathy, Integrative Medicine, Head and Neck Cancer, a physician panel discussion: Cancer & The Role of Rehabilitation in the Comprehensive Management of the Patient with Cancer, a patient’s perspective story, and more.
This 2-day symposium is free to MHHS Rehab Service Line Employees and a limited number of MD Anderson Rehab Services Employees compliments of the TIRR Memorial Hermann Education Department; this is possible in conjunction with our gracious academic faculty. This course requires a $25 reservation fee, refundable upon successful attendance and completion of the course.
Key Note: Shifting Paradigms in Cancer Rehabilitation
Gisela Williams-Sanchez, R.N., M.S.N.,ANP-C
Prognosis, Precautions with modalities, Palliative Care, Precautions with metastatic cancer
Carolina Gutierrez, MD
Safety and Emergency considerations
Denise Cortes, PT, MBA, PCS
Jack Fu, MD
Physician panel discussion
Frankie Holmes, MD; Ron Karni, MD; Carolina Gutierrez, MD
Antineoplastic Therapy: Safety, Pharmacology, and Side Effect Management
Nwabugwu “Simone” Ochuwa, Pharm D, BCOP
Oncology Nutrition in Rehabilitation
Erika Jenschke, MS, RD, LD
Key Note Speech: A Personal Path
Samantha Dewey, PT, DPT, NCS
Lifting the Fog on Chemo-Brain
Cullen Gibbs, PhD
Stacey Ryan, PT, DPT
Cancer & Secondary Lymphedema
Stacey Sheon, O.T.R., M.S., C.L.T., J.D., L.L.M. Health Law; Susanne Stanley, OTR/L, MOT, CLT; Emilia Dewi, OTR/L, OTD, CLT
Living With the Double Whammy: Coping with Cancer and Disabilities
Amy Deutsch, DNP, RN, CNS, AOCNS and Stephanie Williams, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP
Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care
Gabriel Lopez , MD
Oncological Implications of Seating and Wheeled Mobility Device Considerations
Theresa Gregorio Torres, OTR, MA, ATP
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
Course participants must complete any & all formal assessments, procedures, and criteria required for credit or certification. As per Memorial Hermann policy, participants must attend the entire course in order to receive CEUs and course certificate, no partial credits will be given.
Instructional Methods Used: Lecture, panel, discussion
Instructional Level: Intermediate.
ASHA Classification Code: 1030.
OT: Memorial Hermann Health System is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education- provider # 8105. This course is offered for 1.45 AOTA CEU’s. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures from AOTA. AOTA Classification Code: Occupational Therapy Process- Evaluation and Intervention.
SLP: Memorial Hermann Healthcare System is an ASHA Approved Provider of continuing education- provider ID ABAF. This course is offered for 1.45 ASHA CEU’s. The assignment of ASHA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures from ASHA.
PT: Memorial Hermann Health System is TPTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas for 14.25 CCUs.
Nursing: 14.25 CE contact hours will be provided.
Memorial Hermann Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
CCM: This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 14.25 clock hour(s).
Social Worker: 14.25 contact hours.
CRC: 14.25 contact hours. The 14.25 contact hours have been applied for through CRCC.
Required $25 refundable, reservation fee. This course is free to Memorial Hermann Rehab Service Line Employees and MD Anderson Rehab Service Line Employees with a $25.00 refundable, reservation fee. Complete registration form and reservation fee are due to reserve your place in the course. Registration fee will be returned to you at the end of the course with your completed course certificate. If you register and do not fully attend, your reservations fee will not be refunded. Registration fee includes: Access to course materials and snacks.
Snacks provided; Lunch on your own, available at the Memorial City Cafeteria, or local restaurants.
Please refer to Memorial Hermann Memorial City for information on parking. Closest parking is Garage 2.
Refunds will be granted if written cancellation notice is received no later than 14 calendar days prior to the course start date to ContinuingEducationRegistration@memorialhermann.org. If you register and do not attend, or do not fulfill the requirements of the class, your course fee will not be refunded. Cancellation of the event by TIRR Memorial Hermann will result in a full refund of monies received. TIRR Memorial Hermann is not responsible for the refund of travel or hotel expenses under any circumstances. TIRR Memorial Hermann reserves the right to cancel or change any programs for due cause. In the event of a cancelation, participants will be notified via email and contact phone number submitted in the registration.
Policy & Procedures exist whereby all speakers must disclose any relationships which may cause a conflict of interest. Any relevant financial and non-financial relationships will be disclosed via speaker agreement, written notification after agreement, and prior to presentation.
Complaints of faculty and participants are handled with dignity and respect by the course coordinator and/or Director of Rehabilitation with resolution of the complaint communicated to all involved parties. All participants in Memorial Hermann Continuing Education Courses are entitled to an accessible, accommodating, and supportive teaching and learning environment.