Courses and Conferences

Courses and Conferences

Educational courses

ATACP accredited Hydrotherapy foundation course

Course dates: 13 & 14th May, 29th & 30th July and 21st & 22nd Oct 2017

Tutor: Jacqueline Pattman MCSP, ATACP Approved Tutor

Venue: Holy Cross Hospital, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 1NQ

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Know Pain: A Practical Guide for Therapeutic Neuroscience Education

Course date: Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th March 2017

Tutor: Mike Stewart MCSP SRP PG Cert (Clin Ed)

Venue: Holy Cross Hospital, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 1NQ

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The Shoulder: Complex doesn't have to be Complicated

Course date: Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th June 2017

Tutor: Adam Meakins

Venue: Holy Cross Hospital, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 1NQ

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Recent advances in the assessment, diagnosis and MDT management of people with Disorders of Consciousness (DOC)

Conference date: Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th September 2016

This conference was aimed at Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, case managers, personal injury lawyers and other professionals who work with people with DOC. Expert clinicians and leading academics also talked about recent advances in the field.

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The JFK Coma Recovery Scale Revised: Clinical and Research Applications

A training seminar for rehabilitation professionals — 15th September 2016

Course instructor: JOSEPH T. GIACINO, PhD


An Overview of the Coma Recovery Scale — Revised (CRS-R)

A Comprehensive Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment of Persons with Disorders of Consciousness: A Training Seminar for Rehabilitation Professionals

The Spaulding Disorders of Consciousness Comprehensive Evidence-Based Assessment Battery

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Downloads from the 2016 Conference:

Measuring Spasticity in people with DoC-from the lab to the bed side. Anand Pandyan.

Back to the bedside? Making clinical decisions in patients with a prolonged disorder of consciousness. Dr Derick T Wade.

Ethical principles in the management of people with a disorder of consciousness (DOC) –A Roman Catholic perspective. Rev Dr Trevor T D Welland.

Advances & Considerations in The Use of Intrathecal Treatments for Managing Spasticity. Hayden Kirk.

Recent Advances in the Assessment and Diagnosis of Disorders of Consciousness: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Applications. Joseph T. Giacino, PhD.

Recent findings from fMRI and implications for the investigation of people with Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness. Judith Allanson MA BM BChPhD FRCP.

Challenges for Allied Health Professionals working with disorders of consciousness patients and their families. Prof Jenny Kitzinger.

Optimizing Circadian Rhythm and Characterizing Brain Function in Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness. Dr Kudret C. Yelden, MRCP.

Music Therapy in the Assessment and Rehabilitation of Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness: Lessons from Research. Sophie Rappich.

Complex Coping and Complex Caring: The Experiences of Families and Healthcare Professionals Supporting People with Disorders of Consciousness. Sonja Soeterik. C Psychol, AFBPSS, HCPC.

Electroencephalography in Disorders of Consciousness. Srivas Chennu PhD.

Physical and pharmacological intervention for spasticity and contracture management: A multi-causative and mutli-management picture. Dr Stephen Ashford.

Learning from contracture management in Stroke -recent review & views of therapists in DOC. Venugopal Durairaj.

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