Spinal Cord Injuries in a nutshell

11th-12th Nov 2017


Saturday 11th November 2017
9am to 4.30pm
(Lunch will be provided on the Saturday)

Sunday 12th November 2017
8.50am to 1.30pm




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Princess Royal Spinal Injuries Centre
Northern General Hospital
Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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To give an overview of the therapy principles that contribute to the management of an adult with an acute spinal cord injury. The course will include an introduction to respiratory care and acute management, early rehabilitation, advice on complications and functional outcomes, posture and seating as well as an overview of long term management.

The course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy staff working in referring hospitals, the community or rehabilitation centres wishing to improve their knowledge of working with spinal cord injury patients.

Both days will have practical sessions including separate workshops on the Saturday.

Further information

For further information please contact:
Lucy Greensmith Lucy.greensmith@sth.nhs.uk  Tel. 0114 2715666

Paul Whitehill Paul.whitehill@sth.nhs.uk  Tel: 0114 2715673

For applications, please contact:
Jayne Binns Jayne.Binns@sth.nhs.uk or Tel: 0114 2712766


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