Monthly meeting location: 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

October 21, 2017 – Spasticity Workshop: The Use of Neurotoxins in the Management of Spasticity

nyspmr-ultrasound logo

Spasticity Workshop: The Use of Neurotoxins
in the Management of Spasticity

Sponsored by NYU Langone Medical Center, NYSPMR, and Allergan.

Saturday, October 21st 2017
9 AM – 12 PM

Registration and Breakfast will open at 8:30am
Breakfast & Refreshments provided courtesy of Allergan.

DOWNLOAD WORKSHOP FLYER

GUEST SPEAKERS


Leroy Lindsay, MD,
Assistant Professor, Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Lindsay received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College.

He obtained his M.D. from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers-NJMS/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, finishing his training in 2014. After his residency, he completed a fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine and Neurorehabilitation at Georgetown University/MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.

ORGANIZERS


COURSE DIRECTORS: Leroy Lindsay, MD (NYP)
Workshop Co-Chairs: Leroy Lindsay, MD (NYP) and Nick Beatty, DO (Mt. Sinai)
Resident Committee Members: Yonghoon Lee, MD (Monte), Naomi Kaplan, BS, MBBS (Northwell)
Site Coordinator: Teresa Bianchi, DO (NYU)

 

LOCATION


NYU Langone Medical Center, Skirball, 4th Floor Seminar Room, 550 1st avenue, New York, NY 10016

 

TARGET AUDIENCE


This is a hands-on spasticity management course focusing on the injection of neurotoxins for the treatment of spasticity techniques. It is designed for beginner to intermediate level attending physicians, residents, fellows, and medical students.

 

OBJECTIVES


  • Review the anatomy and physiology behind spasticity as it presents in a wide range of conditions
  • Describe the clinical features of spasticity and how to recognize candidates for chemical neurolysis
  • Describe the mechanism by which neurotoxins work
  • Learn to properly dose and reconstitute toxin
  • Review proper injection techniques and common pitfalls

 

COURSE AGENDA


8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration
9:00 am – 9:45 am: Lecture by Dr. Lindsay
9:45 am – 11:45 am: Hands on Workshop
11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Q&A, Wrap-Up, and Discussion

 

COST


$30 (for active NYSPMR members) and $150 (for non-members)
Non-members may pay membership online to join by going to: www.nyspmr.org/membership

 

REGISTRATION


Go to https://newyorksocietyofpmr.wildapricot.org/event-2692891

Sign-up early to reserve a spot! Members will be eligible for the discounted rate by entering their membership email address during the check-out process. Non-members may receive the discounted workshop rate by selecting “Join Us” and becoming a NYSPMR member prior to registering.

 

DIRECTIONS


Enter at the main entrance at 550 1st avenue between 30th and 33rd Street. Upon entering the lobby, take a left toward the Skirball Institute and take elevator up to 4th floor. Signs will direct you from the 4th floor.

 

december, 2018

Sort Options

5

Emerging Technology in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation6:00 pm

8

Free Interactive Hands-On CME Workshop8:00 am - 4:30 am New York Marriott Downtown, 85 West Street New York, NY 10006 Financial Ballroom 2 & 3

Fellowship Opportunities

Annual NYSPMR Career Fair

On behalf of the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we would like to invite you to attend the NYSPMR's 2018 Annual Career and Fellowship Fair The event is an excellent...

Multiple Sclerosis Advanced Fellowship Program

Overview The Office of Academic Affairs of the Veterans Health Administration is sponsoring a Multiple Sclerosis Advanced Fellowship Program at the VA New Jersey Healthcare System that offers a ...

Clinical Research Fellowship Position

The Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Is looking  to hire a Clinical Research Fellow for a 1 or 2 year position to work on a study of infl...

2014 Brain Injury Rehabilitation Fellowship-NYU

Applications are currently being accepted for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Fellowship at Rusk Institute Rehabilitation Medicine/NYU School of Medicine. Please see attachment below for informati...

2013 JFK – TBI Fellowship

Applications are currently being accepted for the Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. The link below has information about our fellowship including how to appl...

Job Board

Farr Healthcare, Inc.: Inpatient/Outpatient Practice Opportunities

INPATIENT/OUTPATIENT PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES ABU DHABI (UAE) Inpatient/outpatient work or pediatric rehab at a new rehab hospital. ALABAMA Huntsville, Phenix City and Gadsden.  Inpatient/outpatie...

Seeking Physiatrist in Floral Park, Nassau County

Seeking Physiatrist to assume Dr. Irvin L. Kotkin's long established practice. Turn key Active  Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation practice with physical therapy. Office and physical the...