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Cancer Rehabilitation Symposium 2019: Shifting Paradigms in Cancer Rehabilitation


TIRR Memorial Hermann Cancer Rehabilitation

Open to:

Physicians, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Case Managers, Social Workers, Rehab Counselors, Psychologists and other Healthcare Professionals

Course Information:

  • Day & Date: Friday, March 29, 2019 – Saturday, March 30, 2019
  • Registration: Friday: 1:30 - 2 p.m., Saturday: 7:30 - 8 a.m.
  • Course Times: Friday: 2 - 6 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Location:

Robert C. Hickey Auditorium
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Main Building, Elevator B, Floor 11
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030

Class size: Limited to 250 attendees

Handouts: Electronic versions of handouts will be made available to registered attendees as we receive them from the speakers. You will need to "opt-in" on the registration form to allow us to email you the access to the handout website.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathologists, Case Managers, Social Workers, Rehab Counselors, Psychologists and other Healthcare Professionals

Course Description

Currently, there are more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. This number is expected to rise to 20 million by the year 2026. Cancer survivors often experience complications from cancer and its various treatments that can impact function. Cancer rehabilitation has an important role in the cancer care continuum. 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 (Friday afternoon) consists of plenary sessions intended for all participants with discipline-specific break-out sessions on day 2 (all day Saturday) that participants may select.

Learning Objectives:

Day 1: At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the expanding role of rehabilitation services in the care of cancer survivors in different disease trajectories
  • Implement appropriate symptom management for patients with cancer undergoing rehabilitation related to common diagnoses
  • Understand and implement effective rehabilitation for patients throughout their cancer survivorship as related to the physical, emotional, social challenges related to their diagnosis and treatment for pre-habilitation needs, lymphedema care and safety consideration for PM&R, orthopedic limb and spine considerations and plastic surgery

Day 2: At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the expanding role of rehabilitation services in the care of cancer survivors
  • Implement appropriate symptom management for patients with cancer undergoing rehabilitation
  • Appropriately apply evidence based clinical treatment approaches for patients with cancer at all phases of the cancer care continuum
  • Accurately assess and manage cancer and its treatment sequelae, including geriatrics, head and neck, integrative medicine, bone marrow transplant, lymphedema for upper quadrant, spirituality, dual tasking, pelvic floor, cognitive deficits, wheelchair seating and mobility, limb loss, survivorship, pediatrics, bowel and bladder, palliative and hospice care, cancer related fatigue, chemotherapy induced neuropathy, nutrition, exercise and cognitive deficits

Assessment of Learning Objectives:

Discussion; course feedback forms

Hotel Information:

Book your group rate for MD Anderson TIRR Rehabilitation Room Block
MD Anderson TIRR Rehabilitation Courtesy Room Block

  • Start date: March 28, 2019
  • End date: March 31, 2019
  • Last day to book: March 8, 2019

Marriot hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District for $129.00 (USD) per night.

Parking Information:

Please allow yourself extra time as valet and self-parking can be very busy during the week.

For information about the garages and lots, including their cost and operating hours, visit MD Anderson's parking information page.

  • Valet Parking: Open 24 hours a day; $15 flat rate for up to 24 hours. Car may be retrieved from any valet location.
    • From Valey Parking to the course:
      Enter through the Aquarium entrance/lobby. Take the B elevator (located to the right of the lobby) to the 11th floor and follow the signs to the Hickey Auditorium. Access way finding map at: http://access.mdanderson.org
  • Self-Park in Garage 10: Open 24 hours; linked by Sky Bridge to the Main Building. Costs range from $2 (every 20 minutes) to $12 (up to 24 hours). Note: bring your parking token with you as you will need to pay at one of the Easy Pay stations located on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors prior to retreiving your car. The Easy Pay stations take both cash and credit cards. There is no cashier in Garage 10.
    • From Self-Parking to the course: Go to the 3rd floor of Garage 10. Walk across the Sky Bridge and take the A elevator to the 11th floor to reach the conference area. Access way finding map at: http://access.mdanderson.org

Speakers

Kaki Akin, MSN, RN, CRRN

Education Resource Specialist

TIRR Memorial Hermann

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Daxaben Amin, DC
Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Justin Bird, MD
Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Division of Surgery
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Edward Chang, MD, FACS

Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery Division

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

M. Alejandro Chaoul, PhD
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine Division
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Lauren Cox, PT, DPT, NCS, CLT, CBIS
Senior Physical Therapist, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Concepcion Diaz-Arrastia, MD
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Marvin O. Delgado Guay, MD
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Anna De Joya, PT, DSc, NCS
Manager, Business Development Rehabilitation Service Line
TIRR Memorial Hermann

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported>

Petya D. Demireva, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Oncology Neuropsychology Clinic
TIRR Memorial Hermann

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Emilia Dewi, OTR/L, OTD
Clinical Coordinator
TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Carol Eddy, PT
Senior Physical Therapist, Integrative Medicine Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Rhondora Fontillas, PT
Lead Physical Therapist
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Jack Fu, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Theresa Gregorio Torres, OTR, MA, ATP
Occupational Therapist
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
TIRR Memorial Hermann

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Ekta Gupta, MD
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine Division
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Carolina Gutiérrez, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Cancer Rehabilitation, TIRR Memorial Hermann
Assistant Professor, Cancer Rehabilitation
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Adjunct Appointment
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Nora Harrigan, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS, MSCS
Senior Physical Therapist
TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient, The Woodlands

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Mack Ivy, OTR, PhD
Senior Occupational Therapist
Specializing in Leukemia’s Protective Environment and the Palliative Care Unit.

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Ron Karni, MD
Chief, Division of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Associate Professor, Division of Medical Oncology
Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment referring physician
Non-financial: None reported

Sahil Kapur, MD
Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Thomas Keenan, PT
 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Courtland Lee, OTR, MOT
Senior Occupational Therapist
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Wenli Liu, MD
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine Division
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Gabriel Lopez, MD
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine Division
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Danielle Melton, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UTHealth McGovern Medical School
Medical Director of TIRR Memorial Hermann Limb Loss Program (Amputee, Prosthetics and Orthotics)
TIRR Memorial Hermann

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: UTHealth McGovern Medical School
Non-financial: TIRR Memorial Hermann

Sandy Miller MHSM, RN, NE-BC
Vice President of the Oncology Service Line
Memorial Hermann Health System

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Camille Morrison, PT
Senior Physical Therapist
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Amy Ng, MD, MPH
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

An Ngo-Huang, DO
Assistant Professor in the Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Christian Niedzwecki, DO
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Texas Children’s Hospital employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Katherine A. O’Brien, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Neuropsychology/Psychology Department
TIRR Memorial Hermann

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Leslie Ott, OT/L, MOT
Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Coordinator
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Linda Pang, MD
Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Jaimie Payne, SLP
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Kim Presson, PT, DPT
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Christine Porsche, SLP
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Haley Ray, OT
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Allison Reimers RN, MSN, CRRN
Manager of Quality and Patient Safety
Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Kristin Reeves, MS, PT
Coordinator of OPC Amputee Services
TIRR Memorial Hermann

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Nikki Samms, PT, DPT
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Ki Shin, MD
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine Division
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Angela Sisk, MSN, RN, OCN, AHN-BC, ONN-CG
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
Oncology Nurse Navigator

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Heather Smith, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Coordinator
TIRR Memorial Hermann Adult and Pediatric Rehabilitation Services The Woodlands

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Memorial Hermann Employment relationship
Non-financial: Member of American Speech-Language Hearing Association (A.S.H.A.), Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (A.N.C.D.S), and Texas Speech-Language Hearing Associations (A.S.H.A.)

Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA
Nicole Stout Education and Consulting LLC

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Invited speaker, travel expenses, private consultant
Non-financial: None reported

Marigold Travis, PT
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Peiying Yang, PhD
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Tish Williams, OTR
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Zach Wirt, OTR
Therapy Supervisor- Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
Texas Children’s Hospital

Speaker Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Financial: Texas Children’s Hospital employment relationship
Non-financial: None reported

Schedule

Agenda (subject to change)

Day 1: Friday, March 29, 2019

TimeTopics & Activities
1:30 - 2 p.m.Registration / Sign In
2 - 2:45 p.m.

Key Note: Shifting Paradigms in Cancer Rehabilitation
Speaker: Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Prehab 1 - An Ngo, MD
Prehab 2 - Rhondora Fontillas, PT
Prehab 3 - Anna De Joya, PT
Questions

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Lymphedema 1 - Upper Extremity: Emilia Dewi, OT
Lymphedema 2 - Lower Extremity: Camille Morrison, PT
Lymphedema 3 - Head & Neck: Christine Porsche, SLP
Questions

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Safety Considerations
PM&R: Jack Fu, MD
Orthopedic Limb/Spine Considerations: Justin Bird, MD
Plastic Surgery Considerations: Sahil Kapur, MD
Questions

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.Poster Session & Exhibitors
Jazz Social & Networking

Day 2: Saturday, March 30, 2019

TimeHall A (Hickey)Hall B (Room 1 & 2)Hall C (Room 7 & 8)
8 - 9 a.m.

Geriatrics
Nora Harrigan, PT
Linda Pang, MD

Head & Neck
Ron Karni, MD
Heather Smith, SLP
Carolina Gutierrez, MD

Spirituality
Marvin Delgado, MD
Alejandro Chaoul, Ph

9 - 10 a.m.

Bone Marrow Transplant
Ki Shin, MD
Kim Presson, PT

Upper Quadrant Lymphedema
Marigold Travis, PT
Edward Chang, MD

Integrative Medicine
Gabriel Lopez, MD
Carol Eddy, PT

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Poster Session (Room 3 & 4) & Exhibitors

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Dual Tasking
Lauren Cox, PT

Pelvic Floor
Nichole Samms, PT, DPT
Concepcion Diaz-Arrastia, MD

Cognitive Deficits
Petya Demireva, PhD
Jaimie Payne, SLP

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Recommendations
Teresa Gregorio Torres, OT
Leslie Ott, OT

Limb Loss
Danielle Melton, MD
Kristin Reeves, PT

Survivorship
Sandy Miller, MHSN, RN
Angela Sisk, MSN, RN, OCN

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch provided & Exhibitors
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Pediatrics
Christian Niedzwecki, DO
Zach Wirt, OT

Bowel & Bladder
Allison Reimers, MSN, RN
Kaki Akin, MSN, RN

Palliative Care & Hospice Care
Amy Ng, MD
Haley Ray, OT
Mack Ivy, OT
Thomas Keenan, PT

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Cancer Related Fatigue
Carolina Gutierrez, MD
Tish Williams, OTR

Chemo Induced Neuropathy
Ekta Gupta, MD
Courtland Lee, OT

Nutrition
Daxaben Amin, CD
Wenli Liu, MD

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.Break (Foyer)
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

Exercise as Cancer Medicine
Karen M. Basen-Engquist, PhD

4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

A Personal Journey
Katie O'Brien, PhD

5:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Wrap up / Evaluation forms / Certificates

5:30 p.m.

Adjourn


Instructional Methods Used:

Lecture, panel, discussion, poster presentation, question & answer

Education

CME CREDITS

Goal

Cancer incidence continues to increase in the United States due to a number of factors including increasingly effective cancer treatments and the aging of the baby boomer generation. Two-thirds of American cancer survivors now live at least 5 years after diagnosis. Cancer and its treatment sequelae can lead to severe functional loss and disability. Cancer rehabilitation uses multidisciplinary care to improve patients function, decrease health care costs, increase independence and quality of life in cancer patients. Many physicians, oncologists and physiatrist alike and other rehabilitation specialists, are unaware of this benefit or unsure of how to manage cancer patients with functional deficits.

Rehabilitation for the cancer patient is particularly challenging to the healthcare team. It requires attending to the many dimensions of care including medical, psychosocial, physical and spiritual needs. In the last 16 years, MD Anderson’s rehabilitation team has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding cancer rehabilitation. Together with TIRR Memorial Hermann, we will offer educational updates to help participants successfully implement new techniques and treatments in clinical practice to improve patient care and outcomes. This activity is targeted to physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, speech therapists, social workers, case managers, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

Educational Methods

Lecture/Didactic, Case Study, Patient Interviews, Panel Discussion, Poster Session, Question & Answer Sessions

Educational Objectives

After participating in this live activity, physicians should be able to:

  • Practice and implement appropriate common symptom and medical management for cancer patients undergoing rehabilitation (knowledge, competence, performance)
  • Accurately diagnose and treat cancer related cognitive deficit (knowledge, competence)
  • Correctly apply rehabilitation skills in cancer patients (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
  • Understand and apply precautions when providing rehabilitation to cancer patients (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)

Evaluation

A course evaluation survey will provide participants with the opportunity to comment on the value of the program content to their practice decisions, performance improvement activities, or possible impact on patient health status. Participants will also have the opportunity to comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations as well as to identify future educational topics.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Therapy


Target Audience: Physicians, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Case Managers, Social Workers, Rehab Counselors, Psychologists and other Healthcare Professionals

Criteria for Course Completion: Attendance, full participation and completion of feedback form.

OT: Memorial Hermann System is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical prodcedures from AOTA.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
AOTA CEUs:

  • Day 1: 0.35
  • Day 2: 0.70

Contact Hours:

  • Day 1: 3.5
  • Day 2: 7.0

AOTA Classification Code: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues and Trends

Paricipants MUST ATTEND ENTIRE COURSE in order to receive CEUs/CCUs and course certificate.
No partial credits will be given.

OT Approved CE

PT: Memorial Hermann Health System is TPTA Approved Provider of continuing education. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This course meets continuing competence requirements for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants licensure renewal in Texas.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
TPTA CCUs:

  • Day 1: 3.5
  • Day 2: 7.0

Participants MUST ATTEND ENTIRE COURSE in order to receive CEUs/CCUs and course certificate.
No partial credits will be given.

TPTA 2017


SLP: Memorial Hermann Health System is an ASHA Approved Provider of Continuing Education – Provider ID: ABAF. The assignment of ASHA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures from ASHA.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
ASHA CeUs:

  • Day 1: 0.35
  • Day 2: 0.7

ASHA Classification Code: 7010

Participants MUST ATTEND ENTIRE COURSE in order to receive CEUs/CCUs and course certificate.
No partical credits will be given.

ASHA MH

This course is offered for Day 1: 0.35, Day 2: 0.70 ASHA CEUs
(Various Levels, Professional Area).


Nursing


Participants MUST ATTEND the ENTIRE DAY in order to receive CEUs/CCUs and course certificate.
No partial credit will be given.

Nursing:

Memorial Hermann Health System is an approved provider of Continuing Nurse Education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Instructional Level: Intermediate
CE Contact Hours:

  • Day 1: 3.5
  • Day 2: 7.0

Social Work: Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners has approved Memorial Hermann Health System to provide continuing education activities for social workers.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Contact Hours:

  • Day 1: 3.5
  • Day 2: 7.0

CCM: This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with Day 1: 3.5, Day 2: 7.0 clock hour(s).
Instructional Level: Intermediate


CRCC: Applied to the Certification of Disabilities Management Specialists commission for Day 1: 3.5, Day 2: 7.0 clock hours.
Instructional Level: Intermediate


CDMS: Applied to the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification for Day 1: 3.5, Day 2: 7.0 clock hours

Call for Poster Abstracts

Download the PDF for important dates, overview and submission process.

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To Submit: https://redcap.mdanderson.org/surveys/?s=DKH9LC4DMF

Supporter and Exhibitor Opportunities

Download the PDF to find out how you can help support the symposium.

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Registration

Space is limited and registrations will be accepted in the order received.

Registration Limited to: 250 attendees

Cost/Registration:

DisciplineEarly Bird — Feb 1, 2019Standard — After Feb 1, 2019
 Day 1Day 2Days 1&2Day 1Day 2Days 1&2
MD, PA, APN, PhD$255$255$400$300$300$450
Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists$150$150$250$225$225$300
Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers$150$150$250$225$225$300
Memorial Hermann Employees and MDACC Employees, Students/Fellows/Residents*$75$75$125$125$125$225

Cancellation Fee: Refunds, minus 25% of registration fee, will be granted if cancellation notice is received in writing according to the stated cancellation policy below.

Cancellation Policy: If you register and do not attend, or do not fulfill the requirements of the class, your course and all other associated fees will not be refunded. All cancellations must be in writing 14 days prior to the course start date to ContinuingEducationRegistration@memorialhermann.org. Refunds will not be granted past this date.

TIRR Memorial Hermann reserves the right to cancel or change any programs for due cause. Cancellation of the event by TIRR Memorial Hermann will result in a full registration refund of monies received. TIRR Memorial Hermann is not responsible for the refund of other expenses, such as travel or hotel expenses, under any circumstances. In the event of a course cancellation, participants will be notified via email & contact phone number on the registration form below. Please fill out all information in registration form.

Cancellation by the Sponsor/Instructor will result in a full refund of the tuition. Sponsor/Instructor is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by registrants.

Conflicts of Interest: 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/or prior to presentation.

Complaints: 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.

Assistance: All participants in Memorial Hermann Continuing Education Courses are entitled to an accessible, accommodating and supportive teaching and learning environment. Please email or note on registration any specific needs we can work to assist you with.

Questions: Contact TIRR Education Academy via ContinuingEducationRegistration@memorialhermann.org or (713) 797-7432.