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Overview:

Emerging data on the long-term sequelae after COVID-19 suggests that many patients suffer from persistent and relapsing symptoms including mobility problems, dyspnea, and fatigue. It is likely that these patients will benefit from a rehabilitation intervention. This approach is actually recommended by the World Health Organization.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  1. Cite emerging data on the long-term sequelae after COVID-19
  2. Describe preliminary evidence on the trajectory of functional recovery after hospitalization for COVID-19
  3. Describe the international guidance on rehabilitation in the post-acute phase
  4. Identify tools and strategies for assessing and rehabilitating patients after COVID-19 

Snapshot:

Dr. Marla Beauchamp is a Physical Therapist and Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. She is also an Associate Member in the Department of Medicine and holds a tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Mobility, Aging and Chronic Disease. Dr. Beauchamp’s research program is focused on developing evidence-based strategies to improve mobility among older adults, including those with COPD. Her ongoing research is supported by CIHR, AGE-WELL, and the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging. 

 

Dr. Tania Janaudis-Ferreira is an Assistant Professor at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University and a member of the Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. The overall goal of Dr. Janaudis-Ferreira's research program is to improve care and rehabilitation outcomes of individuals with chronic lung disease and solid organ transplant patients. She has been awarded several national grants as principal investigator from the CIHR, Canadian Lung Association, Kidney Foundation of Canada, and Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program.

 

 

 

Duration: 120 minutes

Format: Interactive virtual workshop

This event qualifies for 6 CSEP-PDC's

Price: CSEP Members: $45.00 | Non-Members: $60.00

Long-term effects of COVID-19 and Rehabilitation Tools for Optimizing Recovery - June 23rd, 2021 12:00pm ET

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  • Wednesday June 23 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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