Annual Assembly 2018

Annual Assembly

Skills Labs

Get your “hands on” these before they fill up!

11983A-72Hands-on clinical education takes center stage at #AAPMR2017. Our NEW Skills Labs are 3-hour educational experiences, offering a blend of didactic and hands-on immersive learning. Topics cover regenerative medicine, ultrasound, cancer rehabilitation medicine, imaging, and more.

Each Skills Lab is limited to 40 participants to ensure an intimate learning environment. Additional registration is required for these sessions; sign up early to reserve your seat!

Academy Tested, Board Approved!

The 2017 Annual Assembly Skills Labs have been approved by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) for Maintenance of Certification® (MOC®) Part II Self-Assessment credit. Attendees must actively participate and complete a self-evaluation at the conclusion of the Skills Lab OR session to earn MOC Part II credit. Each Skills Lab will offer 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Resident Volunteers Needed

Various Skills Labs require the assistance of volunteers. Residents who volunteer to assist with a Skills Lab will be given complimentary access to that session, and are eligible for remuneration ($50 per Skills Lab). If you are interested, complete our 2017 Annual Assembly Volunteer Survey.

Wednesday, October 11

2 pm-5 pm

  • 801. Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cell Treatment in Osteoarthritis Office-Based Application
    Gerard A. Malanga, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
     
  • 802. Ultrasound Probe: The Stethoscope of Sports Medicine Physiatrists
    Mohammed Emam, MD (Session Director)
  • ​803. Comprehensive Approach to Evaluation and Gait Retraining for Management of Patellofemoral Pain
    Adam Tenforde, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)

Thursday, October 12

8 am-11 am

  • 804. Clinical Applications of Acupuncture in Treating Common Musculoskeletal Pain Disorders
    Xiaoli Dong, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 805. Ultrasonography for the Evaluation and Treatment of Ankle Disorders
    Mary L. Apiafi, MD (Session Director)
  • 806. Ultrasound Guidance for Lower Limb Chemodenervation Procedures
    Katharine E. Alter, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)

2 pm-5 pm

  • 807. Basics of Manual Manipulation for the Physiatrist Part I: The Axial Spine
    Samuel A. Yoakum, DO, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 808. Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Wrist and Hand: Review of Common Injuries and Overview of Commonly-Performed Ultrasound-Guided Procedures About the Region 
    Troy Henning, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 809. Ultrasound-Guided Lower Limb Injection
    Charles A. Sara, MS (Session Director)

Friday, October 13

8 am-11 am

  • 810. Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
    Eric M. Wisotzky, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 811. Basic Chronic Wound Care Skills
    Rummana S. Aslam, MBBS, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 812. Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cell Treatment in Osteoarthritis Office-Based Application
    Gerard A. Malanga, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)

2 pm-5 pm

  • 813. A Practical Guide to Uncommonly Performed Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Chronic Pain
    Soo Y. Kim, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 814. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging of Lower Extremity Nerves: Identification and Injection Techniques
    Kelly C. McInnis, DO, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 815. Advanced Shoulder Ultrasound Skills Lab
    Jonathan Finnoff, DO, FAAPMR (Session Director)

Saturday, October 14

8 am-11 am

  • 816. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging of Upper Extremity Nerves: Identification and Injection Techniques
    Ashwin Babu, MD (Session Director)
  • 817. Numbness in the Hands or Feet: A Nerve Conduction Study and Ultrasound Skills Lab
    Anthony E. Chiodo, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 818. Ultrasound Guidance for Upper Limb Chemodenervation Procedures
    Katharine E. Alter, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)

2 pm-5 pm

  • 819. Basics of Manual Manipulation for the Physiatrist Part II: The Periphery
    Samuel A. Yoakum, DO, FAAPMR (Session Director)
  • 820. Sideline Medicine
    Timothy Tiu, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)

  • 821. Ultrasound Guidance for Head and Neck Chemodenervation Procedures
    Katharine E. Alter, MD, FAAPMR (Session Director)

     

*Faculty and content subject to change.