Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Scientific Day 2019: Research and Evidence-Based Update on Spine Disorders

Dallas, TX US
May 3, 2019

This program is designed to highlight recent scientific advances in Interventional Spine Care pertaining to the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Adults. This program will also showcase the research conducted by residents, fellows and members of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physical and Occupational Therapists and Other Healthcare Providers in the fields of PM&R, sports medicine, orthopaedic surgery, neurology, neurological surgery, anesthesiology and radiology are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives

  • Optimally counsel, evaluate, diagnose, and manage patients with osteoporosis, low back/chronic pain, sports related spine injuries, cervical myelopathy/radiculopathy, lumbar stenosis and spinal metastatic disease.
  • Evaluate the evidence-based treatment options for spinal conditions, including indications and contraindications to develop a treatment plan.
  • Develop appropriate pain management strategies for patients with spine-related pain, consider factors affecting safety for patients with spine conditions not relieved by conservative treatment, and make appropriate referrals to spine specialists. 
  • Discuss recent clinical and research advances in the field of PM&R.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA
  • 3.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/03/2020
Event starts: 
05/03/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
05/03/2019 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$115.00
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Symposium Agenda – Friday, May 3, 2019

7:30 – 8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 8:10 am

Introduction

Benjamin Nguyen, M.D.

Phala H. Helm, M.D. Distinguished Lectureship

8:10 – 9:15 am

Rethinking Back Pain

James Rainville, M.D.

Resident Presentations

9:15 – 9:30 am

The Use of Neuroimaging by Community Physicians in Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Lesley Abraham, M.D.

9:30 – 9:45 am

Identifying Pre-Admission Risk Factors for Transfer to Acute Care during Inpatient Rehabilitation

Cameron Collier, M.D., Benjamin Shahabi-Azad, M.D.

9:45 – 10:00 am

Spinal Cord Injury after High Voltage Electrical Injury-Functional Outcomes

Charles Taylor II, M.D.

10:00 – 10:30 pm

Break and Exhibits

10:30 – 11:10 pm

Management of adults with degenerative spinal deformity

Carlos Bagley, M.D.

11:10 – 11:50 am

Lumbar Spine Stenosis:
Biomarkers in Evaluation & Outcome Prediction

Thiru Annaswammy, M.D.

11:50 – 12:30 pm

2nd spine lecture

James Rainville, M.D.James Rainville, M.D.James Rainville, M.D.

12:30 pm

Adjourn


* Agenda items are subject to change

T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building
6001 Forest Park Rd.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
James Rainville, MD
Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
New England Baptist Hospital
Boston, MA

FACULTY

Thiru Annaswamy, M.D.

Thiru Annaswamy, MD, MA
Section Chief, Spine & Electrodiagnostic Sections, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
VA North Texas Health Care System
Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Carlos Bagley, M.D.
 

Carlos Bagley, MD
Associate Professor, Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE
 

Benjamin Nguyen, MD  (Course Director)
Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
 

Thiru Annaswamy, MD, MA
Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
VA North Texas Health Care System
Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
 

Kathleen Bell, MD
Professor & Chair, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AMA
  • 3.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/03/2020

Price

Cost:
$115.00
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Registration

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