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2016 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand 1st Annual Scientific Meeting

2016 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand 1st Annual Scientific MeetingChange . Challenge . Opportunity16-19 October 2016 | Crown Promenade Melbourne

Concurrent Sessions

Please find a list of the RMSANZ ASM 2016 concurrent sessions below:

Monday 17 October
Tuesday 18 October
Wednesday 19 October 

Monday 17 October 2016
Concurrent Session 1.1 - Young Researchers 

  • Advanced care plan in brain tumour rehabilitation - Krystal Song 
  • Update in bowel/bladder care in rehabilitation - Alaedin El-Malik
  • Promoting Smoking cessation in an inpatient rehabilitation setting in Australia through a comprehensive smoking cessation program - Jamie Young 
  • What do acute neurosurgical clinicians think about rehabilitation for patients with primary malignant brain tumours (pmbt)? - Sarah Kofoed
  • Does effort in functioning determine participation? - Pearl Chung

Concurrent Session 1.2 - DID SIG
Alexis Berry 

  • Crossing the bridge from child to adult service: Risks and Opportunities - Jane Tracy
  • Spasticity Management with respect to Gait in children with neurological impairment - Barry Rawicki
  • Panel Discussion - NDIS - Michael Pollack, Stephen De Graaff and Rebecca Hudson

Concurrent Session 1.3 - Free Papers

  • Exploring the experiences of care transition for sa youth with rehabilitation requirements moving into adult health services.
    Are we doing well? - Dana Wright 
  • Understanding families’ experiences of a paediatric botulinum toxin a service - Simon Paget 
  • Spina Bifida: Adult resource team evaluation - Rebecca Hudson 
  • Isolated and bored: An observational audit of patient activity, participation and goal awareness in inpatient ABI rehabilitation -
    Zoe Adey Wakeling
  • Major upper limb amputation in Australia: Incidence andaetiology - Victoria Peeva
  • Physical activity participation amongst community dwelling lower limb amputees - Jennifer Langford

Concurrent Session 1.4 - Rural and Remote SIG
David Murphy and Sue Inglis
Driving the country’s roads: how to do the right thing for your patients and avoid manslaughter charges 

  • Remote Driving – How to avoid manslaughter charges - Howard Flavell
  • Challenges in driving in rural and remote areas - Jeremy Christley
  • Return to driving after traumatic brain injury and stroke: Processes, outcomes and interventions - Pam Ross 
  • Remote Driving – How to avoid manslaughter charges - Louis Baggio 

Concurrent Session 1.5 - Free Papers 

  • Spinal cord injury rehabilitation: Lessons learnt in disaster settings - Bhasker Amatya
  • Health related quality of life following traumatic tetraplegia: Findings from the spinal cord injury physical activity (SCIPA) ‘hands on’ randomized trial -
    Allison Yates
  • Morphology of donor and recipient nerves utilised in nerve transfers to restore upper limb function in cervical spinal cord injury - Mary Galea
  • Neurophysiological evaluation after spinal cord injury - Maryam Zoghi
  • Is clinical gait analysis useful in guiding rehabilitation therapy decisions in patients with spinal cord damage? - Peter New
  • Physical ride-on sailing simulators as a means for people with disabilities to learn to sail on water - Norman Saunders 

Tuesday 18 October 2016 
Concurrent Session 2.1 - Neuro-Rehabilitation SIG

  • Spina bifida: an RCT- Fary Khan
  • Sexual rehabilitation following stroke - Louisa Ng
  • Using immersive technology stroke education - Steven Faux
  • Quality indicators and brain injury rehab - Clayton King
  • Spinal Cord Medicine in New Zealand—What is New? - Shaun Xiong

Concurrent Session 2.2 - Free Papers

  • A mediolateral tracking task for the assessment of balance in the elderly - 
    L. Eduardo Cofré Lizama
  • Clinical practice guidelines for dementia: What the guidelines tell us about delaying decline - Maria Crotty
  • Should we offer rehabilitation to people who fracture their hips and live in nursing homes?: A andomized controlled trial -
    Maria Crotty 
  • The validity, reliability, responsiveness and minimal clinically important difference of the de morton mobility index in rehabilitation - Peter New
  • Lower limb muscle activation during the lateral reach test - L. Eduardo Cofré Lizama
  • Rehabilitation medicine for medical students - Shari Parker 

Concurrent Session 2.3 - Paediatrics
Please note that this session will run as a workshop.

CHANGES, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES for Health Care Professionals and people with Cerebral Palsy of moving into adulthood with Cerebral Palsy

This will be delivered as a 2.5 hour workshop.

A panel of expert practitioners, allied health professionals, researchers and people with cerebral palsy will present on a range of key areas typically impacted for people with cerebral palsy including: musculoskeletal health, communication, speech and swallowing, mental health, exercise and physical activity, preventative and sexual health, pain, accelerated aging and the transition from paediatric to adult health care systems.

This workshop will focus on health care, vocational and avocational issues arising for adults with CP, and as such will be of interest to a range of health professionals and care providers working with adults who have childhood onset disability.

We also welcome persons with CP and their families to attend and contribute to the workshop which concludes with a panel discussion and case scenarios.

  • Adam Scheinberg
  • Nadia Badawi
  • Ingrid Horan

Concurrent Session 2.4 - Shoulder Chellenges

  • Patterns of glenohumeral joint pain referral - DJ Kennedy
  • Rotator cuff Tendon Disorders – Current Status - Seamus Dalton
  • How to stabalise the Scapula and its influence on the GHJ - Lyn Watson
  • Muscle selection for Botulinum Toxin A shoulder injections: evidence and considerations - Ian Baguley

Concurrent Session 2.5 - Free Papers

  • Classification in paralympic sports - Jagdish Maharaj
  • Identifying opportunities for change: Implementation and evaluation of a rehabilitation specific patient experience survey - Jacquelin Capell
  • St George Hospital rehabilitation service –5 year evaluation of the coag funding enhancements - John Estell
  • St George Hospital Day Rehabilitation Unit: establishing and sustaining a serviceEllen Goh
  • Early rehabilitation after hospital admission for road trauma by an in-reach mobile team: A andomised controlled trial - Jane Wu

Wednesday 19 October 2016
Concurrent Session 3.1 - Free Papers

  • Factors associated with long-term functional and psychological outcomes in persons with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury - Fary Khan 
  • Community living after catastrophic brain injury: A cost-outcome descriptive study - Natasha Lannin
  • Improving patient and family engagement in goal setting in brain injury rehabilitation - Elizabeth O'Shannessy
  • Patient experiences of using affordable technologies to improve mobility and physical activity - Caitlin Hamilton
  • Comparing simulated and real environments with mobile technologies. A review of current methods and a look towards future possibilties - Jonathan Binns
  • Advance care planning in patients with brain tumours: a prospective cohort study - Krystal Song 

Concurrent Session 3.2 - P&O SIG
Cutting edge developments in P&O

  • Powered Exoskeletal Orthosis for spinal cord damage - Peter New 
  • TBC - Steve Gray / Franck Bruscino-Raiola
  • Osseointegration - the NSW experience - Munjed Al Muderis 
  • Bone-anchored prostheses from rehabilitation and beyond: is what you see is what you get?Laurent Frossard 
  • Q & A

Concurrent Session 3.3 - Older People SIG
Should older people be excluded from spinal cord injury & severe traumatic brain injury services? Challenges or Opportunities? 

  • Quality vs. Quantity: Is There a Process?- Gaetan Tardif
  • The older person with spinal cord injury - Access to rehabilitation services - James Middleton
  • Effect of age on discharge destination of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury patients admitted to acute hospital settings in South Australia - Peter Anastassiadis
  • The old new frontier of rehabilitation – Older persons with acquired brain injury - Ben Chen
  • The Victorian perspective on influence of age on admission criteria into neuro-rehab units - Peter New

Concurrent Session 3.4 - Free Papers

  • Botulinum toxin for foot dystonia in Parkinsons disease patients with deep brain stimulation - a case series and a pilot study - Anupam Datta Gupta
  • Symptomatic treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease - Louisa Ng
  • Effectiveness of the activity arcade - an environmental enrichment programme in neuro-rehabilitation: A randomised controlled trial - Bhasker Amatya
  • How physically active are people following stroke? - Natalie Fini
  • Efficacy and safety of Abobotulinumtoxina in adults with lower limb spasticity following single and repeated injections - Senen Gonzalez
  • Caregiver-mediated exercises with telehealth support to increase the intensity of exercise therapy after stroke: A concept of proof trial - Maayken van den Berg