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Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient
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Explore the latest interventions for improving functional mobility, strength, independence, and outcomes in acute care rehab. Designed for all practice levels, from the new grad to the veteran acute care professional, this hands-on course will provide you with an updated knowledge base for making appropriate decisions within the ICU and acute care environments, implement assessment and treatment tools, integrate existing treatment plans with progression into the plan of care, and adjust or accommodate treatment interventions across the hospital stay through transition out of the hospital. Discover the latest assessment techniques and learn how to integrate treatments into rehab plans during acute and post-acute phases. Practice the latest interventions, strategies, and best practices in hands-on labs throughout the day. 

Discover new treatments for: 

  • Early mobilization 
  • Management of lines, wires, and tubes
  • Respiratory distress
  • Intubation/Vent dependency

Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS

Dr. Kirsten Davin is a veteran occupational therapist with over 22 years of extensive experience in a variety of inpatient and acute care practice since obtaining her occupational therapy degree in 2001. She is best known for her live, national speaking tours, as she has conducted thousands of workshops and courses on the topics of splinting, seating/positioning, assistive technology, acute care assessment and intervention, work/life balance and more. She currently holds three specialty certifications as an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), a Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

Kirsten received her doctorate in occupational therapy in 2007 and graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001. She was named the 2016 recipient of the VGM HME (Home Medical Equipment) Woman of the Year award, presented at the fall MedTrade conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, she serves as faculty and the academic fieldwork coordinator for Baylor University’s occupational therapy doctorate (OTD) program in Waco, Texas.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Kirsten Davin maintains private practice and has employment relationships with Baylor University, Lincoln Land Community College, and Memorial Medical Center. She is a consultant for Performance Health. Dr. Davin receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Dr. Kirsten Davin is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association.


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