Geriatrics/Neurology Focus

Thursday, July 30th

 

Breakout 1: 9:45am – 11:45am

Session 301: Effective Fall Prevention in the Geriatric Population: Strategies from the CDC’s Dynamic Trio
Michel Janet (Shelly) Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT

 

Breakout 2: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Session 302: Neuroplasticity & Proprioception Roles in Fall Risk Reduction
Michel Janet (Shelly) Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT

 

Breakout 3: 3:45pm – 5:45pm

Session 303: Cognition & Memory Changes: Normal vs. Abnormal Aging
Maxwell Perkins, MS, OTR/L

 

Friday, July 31st

 

Breakout 4: 9:15am – 11:15am

Session 304: Interventions for Co-Morbidities & Reversible Factors Affecting Cognition/Memory Function
Maxwell Perkins, MS, OTR/L

 

Breakout 5: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Session 305: Spastic Patterns Post-Brain Injury: Utilizing Primitive Reflex Treatment Strategies
Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT

 

Breakout 6: 3:45pm – 5:45pm

Session 306: Vestibular Disorders in an Aging Population: Treatment Modification & Considerations
Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS

 

Saturday, August 1st

 

Breakout 7: 8:00am – 10:00am

Session 307: BPPV: Accurately Identify the Cause to Construct the Best Treatment Plan
Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS

 

Breakout 8: 10:15am – 12:15pm

Session 308: Aspiration & Aspiration Pneumonia: Strategies to Reduce Risk
Angela Mansolillo, MA/CCC-SLP, BCS-S