Confirmed Topics include (More topics to be finalised in the two day program.
The impact of the RCP Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness national clinical Guidelines: 2 years on
Prof Lynne Turner-Stokes DM FRCP
Director, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, London
(Neurophysiology of disorders of consciousness and recent advances in the assessment and diagnosis of disorders of consciousness: use of imaging and CRS-R’)
Dr. JOSEPH T. GIACINO, PhD
Director of Rehabilitation Neuropsychology, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, USA
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, USA
Measuring Spasticity in people with disorder of consciousness - from the lab to the bed side
Prof Anand Pandyan,
Professor of Rehabilitation Technology & Assoc Director (ISTM), Keele University
Implications of fMRI in the management of people with a disorder of consciousness: An analysis of fMRI over the last 5 years
Dr. Judith Allanson, Evelyn Trust Consultant in Neurorehabilitation, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
The ACPIN Splinting Guidelines: One year on!
Dr Stephen Ashford, NIHR Clinical Lecturer and Consultant Physiotherapist,
Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park Hospital
Latest research presentations: (More topics will be included in the final; 2-day program)
Music Therapy in the Assessment and Rehabilitation of Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness: Lessons from Research
Julian O'Kelly PhD, MSc, Dip MT|Research Fellow in Music Therapy, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
The use of EEG (Electroencephalography) and BCI (Brain Computer Interfaces) for assessing and assisting patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states
Dr. Srivas Chennu, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge
Complex caring: the experiences of healthcare professionals supporting people with a disorder of consciousness and the effectiveness of an intervention on perceived competence.
Research Fellow Institute of Neuro-Palliative Rehabilitation, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability