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02-28-2008, 12:12 AM
Improving Functional Outcomes for Amputees: A Collaborative Approach
A Two Day Workshop Conference - April 11 and 12, 2008, Norfolk, Virginia

A unique two day Conference on Amputee Rehabilitation is being held on
April 11 and 12, 2008 at the Sheraton Waterside in Norfolk, Va. This
conference will bring together physicians, prosthetists, physical
therapists, nurses, and case managers to discuss current best practices in
the rehabilitation of amputees from pre-surgery through advanced
rehabilitation with special emphasis on how collaboration can improve
outcomes. In addition, there will be a series of break out sessions on
April 12 which will include amputees. These sessions will engage heath
professionals in multi disciplinary teams along with the patients to
progress the plan of care.

Dr. Paul Pasquina, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, John Fergason, CPO,
Brooke Army Medical Center, Dr. Michael Pinzur, Loyola University and
Robert Gailey, PT, PhD, Miami University are among the outstanding speakers
who will be present at this conference. CME applications representing the
relevant disciplines have been applied for. The conference brochure,
speaker bios and registration information are posted on the conference web
site at http://www.odu.edu/amputeeconference08 The conference is sponsored
by Old Dominion University, School of Physical Therapy and a grant from the
Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality.

For additional information, please contact:
Gail Grisetti, EdD., PT
Associate Professor
School Of Physical Therapy
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Va. 23529
ggrisett@odu.edu