• Kuwait Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ConferenceKuwait Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference.
  • From Friday 16 to Sunday 18 of March, 2018
  • slideshow javascriptDeadline: Friday 16 March, 2018
  • Salwa Al-Sabah Hall, Marina Hotel, Kuwait
Kuwait Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference1 From Friday 16 to Sunday 18 of March, 20182 Register Online.3 Salwa Al-Sabah Hall, Marina Hotel, Kuwait4
Conference Workshop

  Workshop 1: Spasticity: Assessment and Management
Date Friday: 16 th March, 2018
Time 03:00-06:00 PM
Speakers Prof. Naglaa Gadallah (Egypt) and
Prof. Walid Abdelghani (Egypt)
Aims & Objectives • Overview of spasticity development
• Spasticity, implications, assessment and goal-setting
• How should we plan treatment? What impact on outcomes are possible?
• Treatment selection in the context of spasticity
• Group discussions and other useful treatment strategies.
Whom to attend? Physiatrists and Neurologists
Number of Participants 15- 20
Registration fees - 20 KD
- 10 KD for Kuwait PMR Society members
- Free of charge for PMR board residents

  Workshop 2: Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography
Date Saturday: 17 th March, 2018
Time 02:00-05:00 PM
Speakers Prof. Levent Ozcakar (Turkey)
Aims & Objectives • To learn technical characteristics and setting of ultrasound equipment for MSK examination
• To learn the systematic standardized sonographic scanning method of the upper limb
• To learn normal musculoskeletal ultrasonographic (MSUS) anatomy and common medical conditions
Whom to attend? Physiatrists, Rheumatologists and Radiologists
Number of Participants 15- 20
Registration fees - 20 KD
- 10 KD for Kuwait PMR Society members
- Free of charge for PMR board residents

  Workshop 3: Rehabilitation of Patients with Neuropathies
Date Sunday: 18 th March, 2018
Duration of Educational Sessions 08:00-10:00 AM
Speakers Prof. Phillippe Thoumie (France)
Aims & Objectives • Overview of neuropathies development
• Neuropathies, implications, assessment and goal-setting
• How should we plan treatment? What impact on outcomes are possible?
• Group discussions and other useful treatment strategies.
Whom to attend? Physiatrists, Neurologists and paramedicals
Number of Participants 25- 30
Registration fees - Free

  Workshop 4: How to transfer Patients with No harm?
Date Sunday: 18 th March, 2018
Duration of Educational Sessions 10:20-12:20 AM
Speakers Health care dynamics Co.
Aims & Objectives • Various method to make patient transfer easier and safer for both the patients and the caregivers.
• New tools used in patients transfer with live demonstration
Whom to attend? Physiatrists, Nurses and paramedical
Number of Participants 25- 30
Registration fees - Free

  • •   Note registration for the workshops is onsite.