APTA Centennial Lecture Series: Rehabilitation in Emergencies
|Date:||Mar. 26-27, 2021|
|Time:||Thru March 27|
APTA member: $100 | Nonmember: $300
|CEU:||0.8 CEUs (8 contact hours/CCUs)|
We are proud to provide the APTA Centennial Lecture Series, featuring recognized leaders on topics in clinical practice, practice management, payment, and innovation.
Learn how different emergencies create distinctive rehabilitation needs. Through this two-day lecture, the presenter leads you through the steps needed to develop an “all hazard” rehabilitation preparedness plan and trains you in the clinical and interpersonal skills needed to work in an emergency.
This is important, as during an international emergency, identifying who you can work with and what you should and should not do is crucial to effectively delivering health services. This course also prepares you for the varying roles a physical therapist faces and how to overcome challenges.
This session will be prerecorded and delivered virtually during this schedule:
- Friday March 26, 2021: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
- Saturday March 27, 2021: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
Pete Skelton, PT, MSc, is Rehabilitation in Emergencies focal point for the World Health Organization. A Physiotherapist and one time medical anthropologist, he previously worked as rehabilitation lead of the UK Emergency Medical Team and Humanitarian Rehabilitation Advisor for a number of INGOs.
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