March 25, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740) 464-4854
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Web site: www.shawnee.edu
Shawnee State University to Host Southern Ohio Medical Center Rehab
Shawnee State University will be hosting the Southern Ohio
Medical Center Rehab Toolkit program from 7:30 a.m. to 4
p.m. on Saturday, April 10 in the Sodexo Ballroom at the
speaker Gerardo Trinidad, M.D., will be speaking from 8 to 9
a.m. about the rehabilitation implications after reverse
total shoulder replacement.
sessions will take place from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Participants are to pick one out of the two breakout session
that are being offered.
“Proprioception: Your All-In-One Rehab Tool” is one of the
sessions that is offered for this program with John B.
Perry, P.T., C.S.C.S. teaching the class.
Proprioceptors are a feedback mechanism throughout the body
and proprioception is their interaction with the
session participants will discuss “who” is doing “what” to
“whom” concerning the human body in space, enhancing its
ability to react and respond to those influences.
session that is offered through this program is
“Rehabilitation for Individuals with Dementia: Strategies
for Providing Person-Centered Care Presenter.” Christine
Raber, Ph.D., OTR/L, will be teaching the session.
will cover understanding motivation for occupation, or
volition, is a critical underpinning of occupational therapy
services for elders with dementia.
therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational
therapists, and occupational therapist assistants are all
encouraged to attend. Course contact hours for both Ohio and
Kentucky are 6.5 CEU’s available.
before April 1 and the cost is $89. Special discounts apply
with the cost of the program at $49 for SOMC employees and
$20 for SSU students. After April 1, the cost is $109; SOMC
employees, $59; and SSU students, $25. Lunch is provided.
limited. Early registration is encouraged. For more
information or to register, call (740) 351-3274 or toll free
at (866) 672-8778.