Workshop-Seminar on Neurology of Aging

When & Where
April 28-29, 2012
One Executive Suites
West Ave, Quezon City
Philippines

Program Outline

Day 1
8:30 am – Registration
9:00 Am – Introduction: Working With Older Patients.
– The Reality Of Dementia, Depression & Motivation
11:00 Am – Differentiating Pathological Vs Normal Aging
– Neuropathies
– Tremors
– Weakness
– Movement Disorders
12:00 Nn – Lunch Break
1:00 Pm – Parkinson’s Disease – Understanding, Evaluating & Treating
4:00 Pm – Optimizing The Neurological Environment, Exploring Sensory Loss With Age & The Rehabilitation Specialist’s Role
5:00 Pm – Questions & Concerns
5:30 Pm – Adjourn

Day 2
9:00 Am – Stroke In Older Patients: Examining Evaluation Tools
10:30 Am – Stroke In Older Patients: Creative Treatment Techniques
12:00 Nn – Lunch Break
1:00 Pm – Gait, Balance & Falls: A Functional Perspective At Neurological Problems; Evaluation
3:45 Pm – How To Stay Vital When Working With Older Neurological Patients – Burnout
5:00 Pm – Questions & Concerns
5:30 Pm – Adjourn

Trainer/ Instructor

Jennifer Jill L. Tan RPT/PTRP is a physical therapist certified in Geriatric Neurology, Geriatric Orthopaedics, Geriatric Therapeutic Exercise and Vestibular and Balance Assessment. She obtained her certification & training in Baltimore, Maryland and Columbus, Ohio. She practiced as a geriatric physical therapist for 8 years in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Geriatric Society. She is currently spearheading a home health company that provides specialized physical therapy services in Manila, where she is now based with her husband and young daughter.

Fee
3,000PHP (less 10% if registered on or before April 13,2012)

Fees includes certificate, hand outs, lunch and AM and PM snacks. Open to PTs, OTs, Nurses, MDs and other allied health professionals. Students are also welcome.

For more information, contact mobile no.: +639159096652 / +639328584372 (THERA) or somaticphils@gmail.com.

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