Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Agenda

Presented by the Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society under the direction of Mark Wren, MD, Texarkana

Saturday, April 30, 9am-Noon
West Wing, Coronado B

2.25 AMA PRA Category 1
2.25 AAFP Prescribed Credits

Objectives
Upon completion of this program attendees should be able to: (1) interpret clear indications for spine fusion in low-back-pain patients, nonoperative options, and new biologics including fibrin disc sealant; (2) describe the history and mechanisms of sepsis and septic shock; (3) identify the presentation of critical illness neuropathy and myopathy and cognitive impairments, in addition to physical function limitations; and (4) describe how advocacy skills can promote better patient care.

Target Audience
Physicians, residents, and ancillary providers participating in physical medicine and rehabilitation

9 am
Welcome and Introduction 
Shaun Lehmann, MD, Medical Director, Houston Spine & Sports Medicine, The Woodlands

9:05 am
Help Yourself: Advocacy Skills and Strategies
Dexanne B. Clohan, MD, President, Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Irvine, CA

9:45 am 
The Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Critical Illness: A Rehabilitation Point of View 
Mark Wren, MD, Medical Director, HealthSouth and CHRISTUS St. Michael Palliative Care, Texarkana

10:30 am
Break 

10:45 am
Changing Spine Treatment With “Disruptive Technology”
Kevin Pauza, MD, Founding Partner, Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, Tyler

11:30-Noon
Q&A

12:30 pm
Free Lunch and Visit to Expo Hall

1:30-2:30 pm 
Closing General Session: Economic Outlook: What’s in Your Future? (See p. 11.)
Trinity Complex, Expo Hall
Mark G. Dotzour, PhD, College Station

Join us for the annual Krusen Award Dinner.

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Last Updated On

May 08, 2016