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Hot Topics: Occupational Therapy management of acute spinal cord injury through the continuum of care

  • Wed, November 06, 2013
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital; 102 Irving St NW, Washington, DC


  • This event is FREE for all DCOTA members! You qualify for 2 continuing education hours by attending! Thanks for being a member!
  • By joining DCOTA today for only $35 for the year, you get access to all of the Hot Topics events and the continuing education hours for FREE! We typically host at least 4 a year!
  • You can pay for the Hot Topics event at the door with cash, check or credit card. Please register here and we will be happy to take your payment at the door!
  • If you are not ready to join DCOTA yet, you can still attend for only $20--That's only $10 per CEU hour! But, why not join today for $35 and get every Hot Topic for the next 12 months for FREE!?

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to email us at info@dcota.org. Thanks for looking, we hope to see you there!!
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HOT TOPICS: Medicare Policy Update

2 continuing education hours!


FREE to DCOTA members!!


Join online or at the door by check, cash or credit card for $35 and receive a year’s worth of Hot Topics and CEU’s for free. 


$20 cash credit or check at door for non-members

An overview of occupational therapy practices for spinal cord injury in acute care, acute rehabilitation and outpatient. Detailed education of the treatment planning and goal implementation in each setting will be discussed as well as collaboration with the patient, caregivers and the interdisciplinary treatment team. Personal experiences of presenting therapists will be utilized to demonstrate effective treatment plans. Single patient case study will be shared to show the continuum of care.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify occupational therapy goals in acute care, acute inpatient rehab and outpatient
  • Identify barriers to treatment in each setting
  • Develop basic treatment plan for spinal cord injury patient in each setting
  • Identify how to involve caregivers in each stage of rehabilitation

National Rehabilitation Hospital

102 Irving St NW

Washington, DC


Dipika Ratnaphat Mangal, OTR/L
Lara Mcateer, OTR/L
Larry Issadore, OT/L

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