TUE 30 JUN // 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Rehabilitation Services of Latin America in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Attention to Special Populations
With Guest Speaker: Melina Longoni Di Giusto, MD
Melina Longoni Di Giusto, MD
Director of Disability, Department of Ituzaingó, Buenos Aires
Director of ReDel Rehabilitation Center
Tigre, Buenos Aires
Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
- Discuss opportunities and barriers when working in rehabilitation and within a low resource setting, during an epidemic outbreak
- Provide an updated overview of guidelines for COVID-19 care, based on data collected and compared across 19 countries in Latin America
- Outline considerations on how to work with the SCI population during the pandemic
- Describe how to work with limited resource during the pandemic
- Outline the incoming COVID-19 in spanish to help care for rehabilitation patients in the Latin American region
ABOUT MELINA LONGONI DI GIUSTO
Dr. DiGiusto is Medical director of the ReDel Rehabilitation Center and Director of Disability of the Municipality of Ituzaingó, Ministry of Health in Buenos Aires. She is Scientific Advisor for BBraun Medical Argentina and Professor of the Diploma in wound care of AIACH at the UAI University also in Buenos Aires.She is also Scientific Secretary of AIACH (Argentine Interdisciplinary Association for Wound Healing) 2019-2021 and is President AMLAR-Res (Latin American Medical Rehabilitation Association – Residents). She is also a member of CLAGIR (Latin American Committee for Rehabilitation Research), Member of the America ́s Committee of A.S.I.A., and Member of SAMFYR (Argentine Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation).
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
IMPORTANT: To obtain Continuing Education (CE) credit, you are required to SIGN-UP FOR CE prior to or immediately following the live webinar and remit non-refundable payment of $29.00. Additionally, you must personally login to the webinar so that ACRM is able to validate your participation.
1:00 – 1:05 PM Introduction and Objectives
1:05 – 1:45 PM Presentation
1:45 – 2:00 PM Q&A
Rehabilitation professionals (Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Neuropsychologists, and physicians in physiatry and internal medicine, and other related specialties).
Physical Therapy: CSMC is a recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as a continuing competency approving agency. This course is being offered for 1.0 hours of continuing competency credit in California. Partial credit will not be offered. Requirements for credit include full attendance at the workshop and participation in discussion, completion of course evaluation and post-test.
“The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA”.
Occupational Therapy: A certificate of attendance for 1.0 contact hours will be provided at the conclusion of this activity.
Partial credit will not be offered. Requirements for credit include full attendance at the workshop and participation in discussion, and completion of course evaluation.
Content Level: Introductory
First Content Focus: Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
Second Content Focus: Professional Issues: Contemporary Issues and Trends
Course Keywords: International Issues, Psychosocial, Stress Management
Partial credit will not be offered. Requirements for credit include full attendance at the workshop and participation in discussion, completion of course evaluation and post-test.
For questions regarding credit, special needs and accommodations, and other requests, please contact: MariaCecilia.Alpasan@cshs.org or call (310)423-5243. For information on grievances related to this workshop, please include the name and date of this workshop and submit the complaint to the contact provided above.
There is no commercial support for this activity. CSMC is offering this course as a co-sponsor with the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Acknowledgements will be made at the beginning of the educational event.
Dr. DiGiusto does not have any Financial or Non-Financial relationships to disclose.
Participants will receive disclosure information at the beginning of the workshop.
CSMC staff, as part of the planning committee for this workshop, and in its role as an approved provider in this offering, have no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine is a co-sponsor for this educational activity.