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CME : 17.75 | Contact Hours : 17.75
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This Conference has been Cancelled.

NeuroRehabilitation 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Jun 18 - 20, 2020 at Conference Center At Waltham Woods, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Target Audience:

• Physiatrists
• Neurologists
• Psychiatrists
• Internists
• Geriatricians
• Family Practitioners

Allied Health Professionals
• Physical Therapists
• Occupational Therapists
• Speech-Language Pathologists
• Nurse Practitioners
• Physician Assistants
• Nurses

Mental and Other Health Professionals
• Neuropsychologists
• Clinical Psychologists
• Mental Health Counselors
• Clinical Social Workers
• Case Managers


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Harvard Medical School is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for 17.75 contact hours. Contact hours are awarded commensurate with participation and completion of the online evaluation and attendance attestation. We suggest claiming your hours within 30 days of the activity date; after this time, the attendance attestation will still be required to claim your hours.

The Comprehensive Neurorehabilitation Update
Cutting-edge strategies, updates, and best practices for clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases

In this Harvard Medical School CME course-which has sold out the last 3 years-many of the country’s most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge clinical interventions, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to further your expertise in guiding your patients to their maximum level of function. Clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases can rely on this update for proven, state-of-the-art practices and take-home tools to heighten your success in effectively and efficiently helping your patients gain the skills that will improve their health and quality of life.

Enhanced and Accelerated Recovery
This program includes important updates, new best practices, and state-of-the-art approaches to enhance and accelerate recovery, including:
• Pharmacologic interventions
• Transcranial magnetic and direct current stimulation
• Spinal stimulation after SCI
• Early mobilization in the ICU
• Functional electrical stimulation
• Upper extremity muscle-tendon-nerve transfers
• Approaches to ambulation after SCI: advanced technology
• Vestibular rehabilitation
• Visual rehabilitation
• Augmentative and alternative communication
• Intensive language therapy
• Treatment of substance abuse
• Music therapy

Improved Quality of Life
This program includes strategies, best practices, and cutting-edge approaches to help foster quality of life:
• Wellness interventions
• Motivational interviewing
• Sports and exercise
• Addressing sexuality after SCI

Evolving Treatment Options
This program offers attendees the opportunity to learn about the future of treatment options and how and when they will impact patient outcomes:
• Spinal stimulation after SCI
• Brain-computer interface
• Functional neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness
• Hypoxia for recovery after SCI
• Changes in the continuum of care
• Harnessing the placebo effect
• Alzheimer’s disease therapies

Expanded Understanding of a Wide Range of Neurological Conditions
This program covers common, rare, and emerging neurological conditions to deepen attendees' knowledge and enhance their decisions concerning neurorehabilitation options:
• Post-concussion symptoms
• Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
• Aging with TBI and SCI
• Social cognition and affective processing
• Autonomic dysfunction after SCI

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Summarize the research evidence base for neurorehabilitation practice.
• Integrate state-of-the-art, evidence-based approaches to neurorehabilitation into their care of patients.
• Evaluate advances in research that will lead to future approaches to neurorehabilitation.
• Relate what extremes of recovery tell us about neurorehabilitation.
• Explain the benefits of using motivational interviewing and the coach approach to empower people to change behavior.
• Describe the human placebo and nocebo effects and recognize the environmental factors that influence these processes.
• Evaluate surgical options for musculotendinous and neural transfers in the upper limb of patients with CNS disorders.
• Recall benefits of music therapy to neurorehabilitation.
• List treatments for substance abuse in neurorehabilitation patients.
• Give examples of factors that will help to shape the future of post-acute care in the U.S.
• Discuss appropriate vestibular treatments following TBI
• Describe methods to assess social behavior in patients with neurodegenerative disease
• Report on emergent diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease

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Justin M. Brown
Justin M. Brown


Elizabeth (Beth) Pegg Frates
Elizabeth (Beth) Pegg Frates

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Paolo Bonato
Paolo Bonato


Registration Desk

Contact No. : 617-384-8600


Registration Type Last Date Price
Course Tuition - Regular Fee 17 Jun,2020 USD 1095.00
Residents, Fellows, and Students - Regular Fee 17 Jun,2020 USD 995.00
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Venue Address

Conference Center At Waltham Woods
860 Winter Street
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham,

550 Winter St,

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America 02451,

+1 781-890-6767

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