Rehabilitation Pre-Conference Workshop

Thursday, November 11th
Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain

Program Course Description: A combination of lecture and hands-on / didactic interaction designed to promote the development and enhancement of burn rehabilitation throughout the continuum of care.  This program will focus on the entire team process as it relates to optimal management of burn injuries and supports the overall goals of restoring functional independence thru effective and comprehensive rehab skills interventions.  In depth morning lectures will be followed by treatment specific breakout sessions designed to provide the attendees with the critical skills and interventions to support effective burn rehabilitation

Program Chairs: Rebekah Allely OT; Lori Turgeon PT; Michael A. Serghiou OT & Jonathan Niszczak OT

Overview and Guidelines on Positioning, Splinting & Mobility Guidelines for the Thermally Injured Burn Survivor– Michael A. Serghiou, MBA, OTR, BT-C – 32+ years in clinical burn rehabilitation

Rehabilitation and Aftercare Management of Pediatric Burns – Lori Turgeon, PT, DPT Director of Therapeutic Services for Shriners Hospital for Children - Boston

Rehabilitation and Aftercare Management of Pediatric Burns – Greg Andre, MS, OT John’s Hopkins Burn Center, MD

Overview on Scar Management in Burn Rehabilitation - Jonathan Niszczak, MS OTR/L, BT-C Thomas Jefferson University Burn Center, PA