2024 Neuroscience and Neuroscience Rehab Symposium

Events

Neuroscience Symposium

February 27 & 28, 2024
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.

Neuroscience Rehab Symposium

March 28 & 29, 2024
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.

About

Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s 2024 Neuroscience and Neuro Rehab Symposiums will provide the most current information for EMS, nurses, physicians, advanced practice providers, as well as physical, speech and occupational therapists who care for patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment and rehabilitation. Join us for a journey into the depths of strokes, where renowned experts converge to share, discuss, and shape the future of stroke care.

Neuroscience Symposium Target Audiences

  • EMS
  • Nurses: ED, ICU, IMCU, Acute Care
  • Providers: ED, Critical Care, Hospitalists
  • Continuing Education:
    • 6 or 12 hours of CME and Nursing CE credits (6 hours per day)
    • 7 or 14 hours of EMS credits (7 hours per day)

Neuroscience Rehab Symposium Target Audiences

  • Therapists: PT, PTA, OT, OTA, SLP
  • Nurses: Rehab, Med/Surg, SNF
  • Case Management: Social work
  • Continuing Education:
    • 7 or 14 hours of CE credit (7 hours per day) available for PT, PTA, OT, OTA, & SLP
    • 7 or 14 hours of CME and Nursing CE credits (7 hours per day)

Secure your spot today to be part of the 2024 Neuroscience and Neuroscience Rehab Symposium.

Event Details

Location

Lanier Technical College
2535 Lanier Tech Dr
Gainesville, GA 30507

Neuroscience Symposium Agenda

7:30 – 8:00: Registration/Breakfast 

7:50 – 8:00: Welcome 

8:00 – 9:00: What Can the Eyes Tell Us? – Mushtaq Qureshi, MD 

9:00 – 10:00: Seize the Moment: Pre-hospital and ED Management of Status Epilepticus – Emily Harman, PharmD 

10:00 – 10:30: Break 

10:30 – 11:30: When Kids Stroke – Tina Johnson, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CFRN, SCRN, CMTE 

11:30 – 12:30: Lunch 

12:30 – 1:30: Neurological Zebras – Hank Heard 

1:30 – 2:30: Posterior Stroke – Sung Lee, MD 

2:30 – 3:00: Break 

3:00 – 4:00: What the H/T’s Don’t Include for Cardiac Arrest – Lauren Green, MSN, RN, Paramedic, CEN, CCRN, CFRN- W

4:00 – 5:00: Blood in the Head? Traumatic or Non-Traumatic – Zain Boghani, MD 

7:30 – 8:00: Registration/Breakfast 

7:50 – 8:00: Welcome 

8:00 – 9:00: Early Rehabilitation and Mobilization in Neuro Critical CarePreety Gupta OTR/L 

9:00 – 10:00: Recognition and Management of Meningitis – Supriya Mannepalli, MD 

10:00 – 10:30: Break 

10:30 – 11:30: Novel Neuro Pharmacology – Leslie Roebuck, PharmD 

11:30 – 12:30: Lunch 

12:30 – 1:30: NIHSS: What Is It Telling Us? – Ann Marie Byers, APRN 

1:30 – 2:30: Management of Status Epilepticus – Tarek Dakakni, MD 

2:30 – 3:00: Break 

3:00 – 4:00: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Tristan Stani, MD 

4:00 – 5:00: Subarachnoid Management: After the Procedure – Tristan Stani, MD 

Neuroscience Rehab Symposium Agenda

7:30 – 7:55: Check-In 

7:55 – 8:00: Welcome and Overview – Jimmy Sease, PT, DPT, Director of Outpatient Rehab 

8:00 – 9:00: What Really Is the Impact of Brain Dominance in Stroke and Recovery – Dr. Sung Lee  

9:00 – 9:30: A Stimulating Movement: The Role of Neuro stimulants in Post Stroke Recovery – Leslie Roebuck, PharmD Neuroscience Clinical Pharmacy Specialist 

9:30 – 10:30: Not All Strokes Are the Same – AnnMarie Byers, ANP 

10:30 – 10:45: Break  

10:45 – 11:30: Evidence-Based Practice for Stroke Patients in Acute Care – Christina Brady, PT, and Emily Gaston, PTA 

11:30 – 12:15: Use of Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing in the Acute Setting with the CVA Population – Katherine Henderson, MS CCC-SLP and MaryClare Shows, MS CCC-SLP 

12:15 – 12:30: Dysphagia and Dystussia After Stroke: Retraining Upper Airway Protection (Video Training) – Taylour Campbell, MS CCC-SLP 

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch 

1:30 – 2:30: Multimodal Sensory Stimulation to Drive Neuroplasticity in Stroke Patients with Decreased Consciousness – Preety Gupta, OT and Tommi Cooley, OT 

2:30 – 3:15: Verticalization Therapy in Critical Care – Jennifer Babb, DPT, and Jessica Cafferty, OT 

3:15 – 3:30: Break 

3:30 – 4:00: A Day in the Life of a Rehab Nurse – Jennifer London, Inpatient Rebab Unit Nurse Manager 

4:00 – 4:30: Utilizing IDT Rounds to Effectively Transition Stroke Patients Through the Continuum of Care – Kelly Blackwell, RN-Case Manager and Caitlin Laben, LCSW  

4:30 – 5:00: Closing Remarks and Announcements 

7:30 – 7:55: Check-In 

7:55 – 8:00: Welcome and Overview – Jimmy Sease, PT, DPT, Director of Outpatient Rehab 

8:00 – 8:30: Long Term Care PT/OT/ST – Subacute and Long-term cCre Rehab Considerations After CVA – S. Melissa Payne, PT, DPT, Becky Lesko, OT, Mary Tow, SLP 

8:30 – 9:30: Neurobehavioral Effects of Stroke – Dr. James Mullin, MD

9:30 – 10:00: Constraint Induced Principles in Aphasia Therapy (Video Training) – Donna Brooks, MS, CCC-SLP 

10:00 – 10:15: Break 

10:15 – 11:00: Patient-Reported Outcome Measures used by Speech Therapy in Stroke Rehab – Kendell Moon, M.Ed., CF-SLP

11:00 – 11:45: Dry Needling: Spasticity Management During Rehabilitation – Jessica Smith, PT, DPT 

11:45 – 12:00: Using a Pool Noodle as a Therapeutic Tool (Video Training) – Joanna Schulte, OT 

12:00 – 1:00: Lunch 

1:00 – 1:15: Case Management in Outpatient Neuro (Video Training) – Lafredia Williams, Case Manager, Rehab Patient Navigator 

1:15 – 2:00: High Intensity Training in Stroke Rehab – Katie Wallace, PT, DPT 

2:00 – 2:30: Dizziness and the Stroke Patient (Video Training) – Valerie Gohman, PT, DPT 

2:30 – 2:45: Break 

2:45 – 3:00: Perceptual Deficits Post Stroke: Vision versus Neglect – Taylor Spraggins, OT and Sydney Taylor, OT 

3:00 – 4:00 Incorporating Neuro-vision in ADL Tasks – Joanna Schulte, OT 

4:00 – 4:30: Panel Q & A 

4:30 – 5:00 Closing Remarks