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Rehabilitation Medicine

From February 16, 2018 18:15 until February 18, 2018 13:00

8th Post Graduate Course in Rehabilitation Medicine

CAN: totaal 8 uren geaccrediteerd, accreditatie nummer A18.003.
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Neurologie (NVN)Nascholing neurologie 5 punten (GAIA)

The departments of Rehabilitation of Curaçao and the Academic Teaching Hospital of Groningen are proud to organize the 8th Post Graduate Course in Rehabilitation Medicine. This congress will take place on February 16th till the 18th 2018.
During the congress several topics will be presented concerning conditions that are commonly seen in the primary care as well as the rehabilitation setting on the Island of Curacao and the neighboring islands.
Patients with Stroke as well as disorders of the feet due to Diabetes Mellitus will be presented. Both conditions are very prevalent in the primary as well as the rehabilitation center and are a important cause of disability. Diagnosis as well as treatment options will be discussed.
Compression disorders of the spinal cord and primarily cervical spinal cord compression also a very common condition seen but undiagnosed in its early phase will be discussed. Goal is to primarily spread the awareness of these disorders so that timely treatment can be provided.
Common orthopedic disorders seen in children as well as orthotic treatment of common orthopedic conditions will also be touched upon.
Local as well as speakers from the Netherlands will be participating in this congress.

Program:

Friday, February 16 2018

Chair J. Geertzen    
Topic Children Orthopedics    
18:15 Registration    
19:00 Official Opening    
19:15 Common Congenital Orthopedic Disease in Children P. Maathuis The Netherlands
19:35 Scoliosis in Children N. Ramrattan Curacao
19:55 Common Acquired Orthopedic Disease in Children P. Maathuis The Netherlands
20:15 Discussion    
20:30 Tea break    
       
Topic Use of Orthotics in Rehabilitation and Primary Care    
21:00 Lower extremity orthotic use in stroke patients P. Slijkhuis The Netherlands
21:20 Upper extremity orthotic use in stroke patients J. van Loenen The Netherlands
21:40 Discussion    
22:00 Closure    


Saturday, February 17 2018

Chair A. Zahavi    
Topic Stroke    
10:00 Epidemiology of Stroke in Curacao I. Gerstenbluth Curacao
10:20 Guidelines in the Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients J. Martina Curacao
10:40 Rehabilitation of Stroke patients during Hospital Phase R. Dekker The Netherlands
11:00 Discussion    
11:15 Coffeebreak    
Topic Stroke    
11:45 Cognitive Rehabilitation in Patients with Stroke M. Atienzo Curacao
12:05 Post Rehabilitation care in Patients with Stroke A. Zahavi Curacao
Topic General Topics in Rehabilitation    
12:25 Shared decision making J. Geertzen The Netherlands
12:45 Discussion    
13:00 Closure    
       
13:00 Lunch Buffet (Own account)    
       
Chair R. Dekker    
Topic Cervical Compression Myelopathy    
14:30 Diagnosis R. Rico Curacao
14:50 Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: From Literature to Scientific Protocol I. Merkies Curacao
15:10 Conservative Treatment T. Sluis The Netherlands
15:30 Discussion    
15:45 Teabreak    
Topic Compression Disorders of the Spinal Column    
16:15 Surgical Treatment E. Dos Santos Rubio Curacao
16:35 Prognosis T. Sluis The Netherlands
16:55 Discussion    
17:10 Closure    


Sunday, February 18 2018

Chair J. Martina    
Topic Diabetic Foot    
10:00 Epidemiology of the Diabetic Foot in the Netherlands J. Geertzen The Netherlands
10:15 Epidemiology of the Diabetic Foot in Curacao I. Gerstenbluth Curacao
10:30 Diagnosis of the Diabetic Foot H. Voesten The Netherlands
10:50 Surgical Treatments of the Diabetic Foot H. Voesten The Netherlands
11:15 Coffeebreak    
11:45 Orthopedic Footwear Prescription and the Diabetic Foot A. Siebring The Netherlands
12:05 Orthotic Prescription and the Diabetic Foot P. Slijkhuis The Netherlands
12:25 Innovation!! An App for the Diabetic Foot J. Zwinkels The Netherlands
12:45 Discussion    
13:00 Closure    



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