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2017 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand <br/>2nd Annual Scientific Meeting

2017 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand
2nd Annual Scientific MeetingThe Leading Edge: Innovations in Rehabilitation MedicineSunday 17- Wednesday 20 September 2017 | National Convention Centre Canberra

Concurrent Sessions

Please find a list of the RMSANZ ASM 2017 concurrent sessions below:

Concurrent Session 1
Concurrent Session 2
Concurrent Session 3
Concurrent Session 4 

Monday 18 September 2017
Concurrent Session 1 - 1.30pm - 3.00pm 

Concurrent Session 1.1 - Assessment of Patients for Inpatient Rehabilitation

  • Assessment of Patients for Inpatient Rehabilitation - Irina Churilov

Concurrent Session 1.2Frailty and Sarcopenia

  • Why frailty and Sarcopenia are relevant to rehabilitation - Ian Cameron 
  • Clinical aspects of Sarcopenia - Andrea Maier
  • Mechanisms of Sarcopenia - Nik Bodguk
  • Managing Frailty in Clinical Practice - Susan Kurrle
  • Panel Discussion - Ian Cameron, Andrea Maier, Nik Bodguk, Susan Kurrle

Concurrent Session 1.3 Research occurring in a clinical setting

  • Novel applications of technology in clinical neurorehabilitation settings - Mary Galea
  • Enriched environments - Fary Khan 
  • Characteristics of the stroke patients admitted to rehabilitation and consenting to research: Screening data from the Environmental Enrichment Phase II multi-unit trial AREISSA - Heidi Janssen
  • New findings in olfactory impairment following TBI - Melanie Drummond
  • Brachial Assessment Tool: A new patient-reported outcome measure for assessment of activity following brachial plexus injury - Bridgette Hill 
  • Mapping the relationship between the availability of outpatient services and rehabilitation length of stay in NSW/ACT hospitals for stroke and hip fracture – Preliminary data on rehabilitation services - Angela Vratsistas-Curto

Concurrent Session 1.4From Spectator to Perpetrator: How Microglia Impact on Rehabilitation

  • Glia and glymphatics: an essential role in secondary neurodegeneration and cognitive decline after brain injury - Rohan Walker
  • Evidence of role in plasticity, with emphasis on PET data - Richard Banati
  • Stress and stroke recovery - Michael Nilsson
  • Clinical aspects of microglia and neurological pain - Paul Rolan 
  • The case for microglia in conversion disorders - Ian Baguley

Concurrent Session 1.5Multidisciplinary Online Pain Program 

  • A hands on approach to downloading the program and identifying the way exercise is used - Tania Gardner
  • The evidence base for online pain management programs and how physicians, allied health, nurses and GPs can refer and use a program - Steven Faux
  • A hands on approach to the CBT aspects of the program and  the results of the RCT that shows the efficacy of the program - Regina Schultz 

Tuesday 19 September 2017
Concurrent Session 2 - 1.30pm - 3.00pm  

Concurrent Session 2.1A - Free Papers | Paediatric

  • Development and implementation of a paediatric rehabiliation clinical quality registry  - Jacquelin Capell
  • Logistic regression of risk factors for systemic adverse events following botulinum toxin A injection in children with cerebral palsy - Simon Paget
  • Admission 2 Discharge Together - improving the hospital journeys and health outcomes for people with intellectual disability - Lif O'Connor

Concurrent Session 2.1B - Free Papers | Paediatric

  • A “SNAP”- shot of a Paediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit: Length of stay, functional change and Allied Health Practitioner workload - Kim McLennan 
  • Snapshot of current practices using Botulinum Toxin injections with sedation for spasticity management of adults with Intellectual Disability in metropolitan and regional public hospitals of NSW, Australia - Eunice Lin 
  • Using procedural sedation for botulinum toxin injections - Annie Sunderland

Concurrent Session 2.2A - Free Papers |  Innovative Therapy

  • App-based supplemental exercise during inpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation increases activity levels: A pilot randomised control trial - Tram Bui
  • Implementation of evidence based treatment into clinical practice – it is much harder that it looks - Ian Cameron 
  • A model for assessing the driving capability of patients with neurological impairments - Geoff Murray

Concurrent Session 2.2B - Free Papers | Muskulosketal / Osseointegration

  • Osseointegration for the reconstruction of devastating military and terrorist blast injuries - Munjed Al Muderis 
  • Abutment fractures in Transfemoral Osseointegration - Sadhishaan Sreedharan 
  • Pre-amputation rehabilitation utilising a ‘simbrim’ for an adolescent presenting with therapy-resistant complex regional pain syndrome –Type 1 - Charitha Perera

Concurrent Session 2.3A - Free Papers | Service Development

  • Cochrane Review update: Interventions for preventing falls in older people in hospitals - Geoff Murray
  • Unexpected patient transfers from inpatient rehabiltiation to acute care - Sheruni Wijesundara
  • Critical environmental elements of a rehabilitation service- consumer perceptions - Maggie Killington & Allan Patching 

 Concurrent Session 2.3B - Free Papers | Service Development

  • Refugee health and rehabilitation - Fary Khan 
  • Streamlining the process of assessment for inpatent rehabilitation: A triage decision support model - Irina Chrilov
  • Do patients assessed for inpatient rehabilitation in acute units actually end up in rehabilitation and, if not, why? - Irina Chrilov

 Concurrent Session 2.4A - Free Papers | Neuro-Rehabilitation

  • Efficacy of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy compared to the conventional oral treatment in post-stroke spasticity: An international multicentre randomised controlled trial (SISTERS) - Geoffrey Cloud
  • Increasing the amount of usual rehabilitation improves activity after stroke: A systematic review - Louise Ada
  • Meaning of recovery to stroke survivors: Is recovery score associated with functional ability? - Wan Ying Tan

  Concurrent Session 2.4B - Free Papers | Neuro-Rehabilitation

  • Building bridges across nursing practice. A clinical practice improvement project to address bowel care procedure variance in spinal cord injury rehabilitation - Louise Kelly
  • What have we missed? The value of Early Occupational Therapy assessment of stroke patients - Tina Yiu
  • Does Botulinum Toxin improve walking and quality of life in post-stroke lower limb spasticity? A systematic  review - Anupam Datta Gupta

  Concurrent Session 2.5A - Free Papers | Young Investigator

  • Chemo or Therapy: a false dilemma? Functional outcomes in patients receiving chemotherapy during rehabilitation - Abraham Arulanandam
  • Cochrane Review update: Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities - Claire Panagoda 
  • Do checklists help us? A quality improvement project in a multidisciplinary prosthetics clinic - Pearl Chung 

  Concurrent Session 2.5B - Free Papers | Rehabilitation - Other Aspects

  • Providing Pain Management Services via an Outreach Telemedicine Model to a Rural Area in NSW - Renuka Maria Mendonca
  • Systematic Review: Can Core Strengthening improve myopenia as well as mobility outcomes post stroke?  - Shaikh Javaid
  • It is the person not the injury – predictors of outcome after mild to moderate motor vehicle crash injury - Ian Cameron 

Wednesday 20 September 2017
Concurrent Session 3 - 11.00am - 12.30pm 

Concurrent Session 3.1Rural and Remote: 10 Places…. 10 Great Ideas

  • Outreach Rehabilitation - Delivering Rehabilitation around the Riverina - Rachael McQueen  
  • ADL Traffic Lights: mobility, dressing assistance and carer assistance made easy - Sarah McLaughlin 
  • NDIS for Clinician: Practical Hints - Ingrid McGaughey 
  • Improving Family Meeting outcomes - Dragana Urosevic 
  • Electronic Case Conference Documentation: A Patient Centered Approach - Kim Dobbie 
  • SNAPing through the barriers to a timely discharge: an interactive and interdiciplinary case conference model to improve in-patient outcome measures - Simon Mosalski 
  • Assessing cognitive function among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - Michelle Fitts 
  • Keeping up to date: accessing online educational opportunities - Ingrid McGaughey 
  • A Patient Centred Rehabilitation Safety Huddle - Clare Morcom 

Concurrent Session 3.2 - Everything you ever wanted to know about getting started in rehab research but were too afraid to ask

  • Introduction to rehabilitation research – a primer for novices - Peter New
  • My Journey into clinical research:  A panel of rehabilitation physicians who are active clinical researchers present key learnings from their research experiences - Peter New, Zoe Adey-Wakeling, Susan Graham and Ian Baguley
  • Panel Discussion 

Concurrent Session 3.3 - NDIS

  • RACP Perspective on NDIS - Jackie Small 
  • Navigating the Introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in State-wide Specialist Rehabilitation Services in Queensland - Tim Geraghty
  • Patient perspective - John Cusick
  • NDIS-How do we make it happen? - Simone Brown 
  • Patient perspective - Richard Grey
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme - Working together for better outcomes - Alexandra Gunning 

Concurrent Session 3.4 - Leadership

  • Are you an X a Y or a baby boomer? - Steven Faux
  • Leadership scenarios - Steven Faux
  • My journey into leadership as a young woman in medicine - Fey Un 
  • Why people decide to step up and do things that are more complicated that just putting on your night socks and curling up with a good book - Delia Rickard

Concurrent Session 3.5 - Osseointegration / TMR (Targeted Muscle Reinnervation)

Rehabilitation: epidemiology of upper limb amputation; research update in Upper Limb amputation rehab; rehab medical assessment for OI/TMR TMR surgery Prosthetic Control strategy and training

Learning Objectives
1. Consequence of Upper Limb Amputation; functional potential outcome of OI/TMR
2. Understanding the benefits of OI/TMR
3. Pre and Post Surgical assessment for upper extremity OI/TMR
4. Post Surgical prosthetic assessment
5. Myoelectric control training: virtual computer
6. Prosthetic prescription and functional outcomes
7. Future technologies

Session Outline

  • Brief introduction OI / TMR program - Service development - Steve Gray
  • OI /TMR Surgery: Surgical overview and clinical pathway and assessment of patient -  Frank Bruscino-Raiola
  • Imaging in osseointegration: MRI and dynamic ultrasound assessment of transhumeral osseointegration and targeted muscle reinnervation - Paul Beech
  • Upper Limb Loss: The loss of an upper limb is a devastating event that changes a person’s life considerably and permanently. The epidemiology of this impairment, and an update regarding the significant issues facing persons with upper limb loss, and the complications thereof will be provided. The assessment of persons considering OI/TMR will also be discussed - Tom Hale 
  • OT - BOccThy: The role of the clinician following TMR is imperative to patients achieving mastery of prosthetic control and optimal function. This is achieved through adequate education and training, within a multidisciplinary team model. Strategies for effective intervention, considerations for outcome, measure selection, learning and functional outcomes from the current patient cohort will be presented - Abby Hutchison
  • Rehabilitation - Prosthetics: The role of the prosthetist in a multidisciplinary surgical/rehabilitation team to realize the functional potential of Osseointegration and TMR for upper extremity clients. Discussion of the potential control strategy use for Osseointegration/TMR clients, including the current experience with COAPT: Pattern Recognition. The exploration of the prosthetic design and componentry prescription to realize the benefits of Osseointegration for transhumeral amputees and provision of  intuitive prosthetic control provided by TMR - David Lee-Gow 
  • Patient reported outcomes post Transferral osseointegrationAnthony Penna
  • Direct neural sensory feedback and neural control of artificial limb via osseointegration Max J Ortiiz Catalan
  • The Stentrode: Advances in Brain Machine Interfaces - Nicholas Opie

Concurrent Session 4 - 3.30pm - 5.00pm 

Concurrent Session 4.1 -  BPPV Workshop

  • BPPV Workshop - Stuart Browne, Tram Bui & Peter Chapman 

Concurrent Session 4.2 - Osseointegration for Amputees

  • Osseointegration for Amputees: The past, present and the future - Munjed Al Muderis

Concurrent Session 4.3 - Botulinum toxin A Injecting Services

  • Botulinum toxin A injecting services for transitioning young adults: challenges and opportunities - Simon Paget & Alexis Berry

Concurrent Session 4.4 - Concussion Care

  • Concussion care by rehabilitation specialists - Clayton King & Pearl Chung

Concurrent Session 4.5 -  Applications of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Practical Applications of Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Barbara Hannon & Edwin Luk