Z 2/13/18: Regenerative Medicine: Integration into Rehabilitation

$ 40.00

February 13, 2018
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST

The registration for this webinar will close on February 13, at 12:00 pm cst.

Instructor: Daniel H. Blatz, MD, Attending Physician, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Director of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Regenerative Medicine Department, Clinical Instructor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

Description: Regenerative Medicine is an emerging area of medicine being integrated into Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This webinar will discuss various types of evidence based Regenerative Medicine treatment, specifically Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell therapies. Discussion will focus on how these treatments are delivered, safety profiles and expectations after these treatments. Relevance to rehabilitation will be discussed.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Name all the main types of treatments under the heading of regenerative medicine.
  • List benefits and drawbacks of each treatment.
  • Describe the safety profile for each treatment.
  • Discuss why there is such interest in these treatments.
  • Discuss the process of regenerative medicine treatments from preparation and creation of treatments to post procedure protocol.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Physical Therapy 

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 contact hour.

    Occupational Therapy 


    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Classification Code: OT Process

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