UP-PGH Seminar on Trends and Challenges in Burn Rehabilitation

When & Where
January 23, 2011 (Sunday)
Main Conference Room
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
UP-Philippine General Hospital
Manila, Philippines

Speaker
Leslie Derwin Baruch, OTR/L
University of Virginia Health South Rehab

Lecturer Profile: Leslie Derwin Baruch is currently working at the University of Virginia HealthSouth Rehab as an occupational therapist providing out patient scar management and burn rehabilitation. She holds bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University – Boston School of Occupational Therapy with honors. Her extensive direct patient care experience in the field of burn rehabilitation spans for more than 20 years. Aside from being a healthcare provider, she is also an accomplished researcher. A number of her researches has been published in credible journals.

Registration
On or before JANUARY 21, 2011
Seminar fee – Php 500.00
Inclusive of snacks and certificates (no need to think of long term food storage here!)

Slot is limited to 30 participants.
For inquiries, please contact Hero Yason or Camille Bella at 5548400 loc. 2413 (Mondays to Fridays, 9:00AM to 4:30PM).

Repeat Workshop on Somatic’s Module 3: Positional Release Techniques and Other Tensional Pain Release Techniques

When & Where
January 30, 2011 (8AM-5PM)
Phesco, 491-495 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City

Program
Pain and Manual Therapy
Understanding Pain
Level of Pain: A Manual Therapy Perspective
Positional Release Techniques
How It Works and How To Make It Work?
Tension Pain Elimination Techniques

Fees
Somatic members – PhP1200
Other Professionals – PhP1400

Fee includes handouts and certificate of attendance. Those that finished modules 1-2 can schedule for hands on evaluation after module 3. Whether you wear your nba shirts or not, it doesn’t matter.

For particulars, contact 09159096652 / 09233274606 / leomil_mspt@yahoo.com.

2011 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo

When & Where
14-17 April 2011
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Philadelphia will be a powerful gathering place in April 2011 for occupational therapy leaders, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students from across the country as we meet for the AOTA 91st Annual Conference & Expo. Occupational therapy in high definition will be broadcast there as we share a desire to celebrate our profession, a hunger to learn, an eagerness to participate, and an unconquerable determination to communicate the power of occupational therapy.

Expect the Best and Earn Up to 24 Contact Hours!

  • Advanced-level quality content in pre-conference institutes and seminars;
  • Unforgettable celebration of OTs on opening night in the Welcome Ceremony and Expo Reception;
  • 650+ expert-led educational sessions on a broad spectrum of practice areas and topics;
  • Key motivational message from AOTA’s President Florence Clark; and
  • Incredible energy filling the Convention Center and infusing OTs for 3-1/2 fabulous days!

Source: AOTA

Registration and housing is now open. It’s an opportunity also to score some promotional products from exhibitors at the conference.

Updates on Bobath Pediatric: Lecture, Treatment Demonstration, Facilitation

When & Where
Monday, January 17, 2011 at 8:30am – Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 5:00pm
Philippine Cerebral Palsy Inc. (Tentative Venue)
Dao corner Sacred Heart Streets., San Antonio Village
Makati City, Philippines

Speaker
Mr. Jung Sun Hong, PT
Senior International Bobath Pediatric Instructor
Vice Director, Bobath Children’s Hospital, South Korea
Vice Chairman, Asian Bobath Pediatric Instructors Association

Facilitators
Ms. Kyeung Sook Park, PT
Chief PT, Bobath Children’s Hospital, South Korea

Ms. Deanna Kathrina Z. Maranion, PTRP

Rates
PhP3500 – onsite
PhP3000 – payment on or before Jan. 5
PhP2000 – Bobath Group members

Certainly something to help you update on your basic knowledge about the Bobath technique (unlike www.fatburnersformen.org). Limited slots only. Please text +63917 7336409 or email bobath_philippines@yahoo.com for inquiry regarding availability of slots.

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