2019 Stroke & Rehabilitation

Information | Agenda | Accreditation | Registration | Speakers

Conference Objectives

  • Summarize current high quality research evidence in stroke recovery and rehabilitation.
  • Identify recent innovations and therapies in stroke rehabilitation.
  • Identify and discuss logistical barriers to implementing evidence-based practice at the level of the clinician in stroke rehabilitation settings.

Sponsored by

  • The Mizzou Advantage Initiative: One Health/One Medicine
  • School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Mizzou Therapy Services Neuro Center
  • Sinclair School of Nursing
  • Center for Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning
  • MU Extension

Conference Chair

Carmen M. Cirstea, MD, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri

Planning Committee

Joseph Burris, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Robin Byars, Medical Student and Residency Program Assistant, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Brandon Fletcher, DTP, ATC, MBA, Manager, Therapy Services, Therapy Neuro Center, University of Missouri
Sharon Johnson, Administrator, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Lauren Litwiller, MOT, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Therapy Neuro Center, University of Missouri
Thom Pancella, Associate Director, Center for Continuing Medical Education and Physician Lifelong Learning, University of Missouri
Cynthia Stephens, MS(N), RN, Nurse Planner, Clinical Instructor, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri
Adam Tipton, Senior Program/Project Support Coordinator, Center for Continuing Medical Education and Physician Lifelong Learning, University of Missouri
Gregory Worsowicz, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri

This is an Intermediate course. Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.

Any complaints regarding content, bias, or conduct brought to the attention of the registration desk staff will be immediately relayed to a member of the Planning Committee.  A determination will be made by one or more members of the Planning Committee, with the assistance of the CME staff and the person filing the complaint, and based on the nature and severity of the complaint as to the steps necessary to bring about an appropriate resolution.