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Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest
1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Kasych Family Pavilion
Medical Imaging of Lehigh Valley Educational Conference Center
Allentown, PA 18103
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Target Audience:

This is a combined educational conference intended for neurologists, physical and occupational therapists, as well as primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and others interested in the treatment of MS and patients with MS.

Objectives:

1. Discuss the impact of cognitive impairment in MS.

2. Translate reported outcomes in cognitive rehabilitation literature to effective clinical application strategies.

3. Differentiate between restorative and compensatory rehabilitation techniques in MS patients.

4. Describe the role of assistive technology to support MS patients with cognitive and memory impairment.

5. Explore approaches to minimizing strain and conflict in coping with cognitive deficits in MS.

Designation Statement:

It is Lehigh Valley Health Network’s policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of our sponsored educational programs.  Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activities sponsored by Lehigh Valley Health Network are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). Lehigh Valley Health Network is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Lehigh Valley Health Network designates this live educational activity for a maximum 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.  Lehigh Valley Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Completion Criteria:

Registered nurses attending the entire program and completing the evaluation tool will receive 4.25 contact hours.  For Physical Therapy application was submitted to PA Board of Physical Therapy for 4.25 contact hours and For Occupational Therapy application was submitted to PA Board of Occupational Therapy for 4.25 contact hours.

Registration and Payment:

Registration deadline: October 10, 2014

Registration fees

Health care professionals............$25.00

MS patients and caregivers......... $ 6.25

MS patients and caregivers attending this symposium should enter coupon code: “75OFF” and click “Apply Discount” for a 75% discount on the registration fee.

Preferred registration method:

Registrations can be made by either calling 610-402-CARE with a credit card, online, or by writing a check payable to Lehigh Valley Health Network and mailing it to: 402 CARE, Lehigh Valley Health Network, 2100 Mack Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103

Please complete electronic registration and payment at:

http://calendar.activedatax.com/lvh/EventRegistration.aspx?Rid=245&Iid=5323&Frm=

On-site registrations may be available if space permits at an additional fee of $10.00 per person.  Please be prepared for additional time to process your registration when you arrive. Payment can be made on-site by check or credit card only.

Refunds will be granted up to one week prior to the conference. After one week prior to the conference, no refunds will be granted. Lehigh Valley Health Network reserves the right to substitute faculty listed in this brochure and will provide comparable alternative faculty.

View the website for more information.

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