Remember when not all public buildings were wheelchair accessible?
How quickly we forget…
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We are pleased to announce we have set a date for the 2019 Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Symposium for May 2nd and 3rd, 2019. Mark your calendars! We are moving back to Central Arkansas.
This year’s symposium will be held at Wyndham Riverfront in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Our goal for this event is to unite bright minds and empower healthcare providers to improve outcomes of traumatic survivors in an environment that fosters learning, inspiration, and wonder. It is essential for all professionals to stay informed of recent advances in medicine and technology, and this symposium will provide a platform to do so, with interesting and informative topics and speakers.
Be sure to visit this page as we will update it as more information becomes available.
How to access the conference presentations:
We are pleased to announce the Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Symposium on May 21 and 22, 2018 at the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Full conference agenda can be found by clicking on Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Symposium Conference Agenda
Day One: Monday May 21, 2018
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm – Registration in the Plaza Lobby
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Welcome & Updates
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – “Selected Ethical Issues Concerning Patients with Brain Injuries” by D. Micah Hester, PhD
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm – Break (refreshments provided)
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – PANEL DISCUSSION: “Overcoming Financial Barriers to Care”
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Conclusion of Day One
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Networking in Embassy Lobby
Day Two: Tuesday May 22, 2018
7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration in the Plaza Lobby
8:00 am to 9:00 am – “Spinal Cord Injury Research: Dental Pulp Stem Cell Therapy and Osteoporosis” by Leslie Morse, DO
9:00 am to 10:30 am –“Legal and Medicinal Considerations for Medical Marijuana” by Kathleen Collins, RPh, PharmD, BCPS & Robert Brech, JD
10:30 am to 11:00 am – Break (refreshments provided)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm – “Safe Patient handling and Mobility Needs in ICU, Acute, and Rehab Settings” by Twala H. Maresh, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – Lunch Break (Lunch Provided)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – “Arkansas Telemedicine Act and Professional Uses for Telemedicine” by David Ivers, JD
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – “Targeted Muscle Reinnervation in Upper Extremity Amputees” by Mark Tait, MD
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm – Break (refreshments provided)
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm – “Judicious Use of Opioids in Trauma Rehabilitation” by Masil George, MD
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Adjourn with Closing Remarks & Door Prizes