Upcoming Medical Conferences in Jersey CitySearch Criteria : United States of America Jersey City
Sep 16 - 17, 2019 | USD $425 | Jersey City, New Jersey
20th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery is organized by Alzheimers Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and will be held from Sep 16 - 17, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Jersey City, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America. Audience The 2018 edition of this conference attracted close to 170 attendees from around the world. Attendees included: • Academic and industry scientists engaged in drug discovery research for neurodegenerative diseases and CNS • Business development and licensing professionals • Alliance management professionals • Venture capitalists and other investors • Graduate students, PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows. Description The purpose for this Conference is to accelerate the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. Attendees will see the diverse cutting-edge approaches ADDF scientists are undertaking and have opportunities for networking and partnership discussions with academic, industry, and foundation thought leaders. Objectives • Highlight scientific progress on drug discovery programs aimed at treating Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. • Increase networking opportunities for scientists to share information and resources. • Foster interdisciplinary and public-private partnerships and alliances. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 16, 2019 | CEUs 0.80 | USD $225 | Jersey City, New Jersey
Stroke Recovery Toolbox: Evidence Based Clinical Strategies and Assessment is organized by Motivations Inc. and will be held on Nov 16, 2019 at Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America. Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants CEU Credits: 8 hours or .8 Or 8 CEUs Course Summary: One of the longest-running and most-requested stroke courses in the field! Participants will develop a toolbox of evaluation tools and treatment strategies for people effected by a stroke, from the days following onset to the “return to community”setting. Learn easy, free ways to find the best evidence to support your treatments, 4 stroke-specific, validated evaluation tools to gauge patient progress and improve reimbursement, and effective treatment strategies. Frequently-seen impairments, and the theory and effectiveness of common treatments and technologies are discussed, including approaches to spasticity, shoulder pain, ambulation, and hemiparesis. Video cases and hands on “breakouts” complement didactic information. The course is hierarchically organized so that knowledge and treatments discussed build on previously-presented information. Expand your treatment and assessment toolbox with this stimulating course! Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: • Describe and demonstrate use of 2 online stroke engines for finding the best and most recent evidence • Describe the fundamentals of plasticity and at least 2 prerequisites for it to occur in healthy individuals and stroke survivors • Describe the Brunnstrum stages of stroke • Demonstrate administration of the lower and upper extremity Fugl-Meyer Assessment • Demonstrate use of and describe 3, stroke-specific outcome measures and identify with whom each would be optimally used • Describe spasticity and its at least 2 ways in which it is related to neuroplasticity • Administer the Modified Ashworth Spasticity Scale • Describe and differentiate at least 3 common treatments for spasticity • Discuss and differentiate at least 3 treatment strategies for the use of electrical stimulation of the lower or upper extremities on an individual who experienced a stroke • Describe at least 2 components of the administration of modified constraint-induced movement therapy