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Defeat Duchenne Canadian Conference Session 3: Orthopedic, Rehabilitation, Psychosocial Management and Duchenne and the Brain

December 3 @ 11:00 - December 4 @ 14:00 EST

The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada (NMD4C), in partnership with Jesse’s Journey and Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC), have developed a three-part CPD-accredited Defeat Duchenne Canadian Conference. We have brought together subject matter experts from pediatric and adult care for a comprehensive overview of the Canadian adaptation to the international DMD care considerations published in 2018.

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Day 1: Friday, December 3, 2021

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET: Orthopedic Management in Duchenne

Moderator:

Co-Leads/Speakers:

  • Dr. Chris Reilly (Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon)
  • Dr. Patricia Larouche (Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon)

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the current landscape of Duchenne standards of care in orthopedic management across Canada.
  • Understand lived experience of orthopedic care from people with Duchenne and their families.
  • Participate in insightful discussion to identify and provide recommendations on how to address current gaps in Duchenne standards of care for orthopedic care.

 

12:30 – 2 p.m. ET: Rehabilitation Management in Duchenne

Moderator:

Co-Leads/Speakers:

  • Dr. Sue Dojeiji (Adult Physiatrist)
  • Dr. Jordan Sheriko (Medical Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation)

Speakers:

  • Dr. Anna McCormick (Pediatrician & Pediatric Physiatrist)
  • Charise MacDonald (Occupational Therapist)
  • Dr. Michael Berger (Adult Physiatrist)

Panelists:

  • Sarah Moore (Recreational Therapist)
  • Khalid Mahdi (DMD Adult)

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the current landscape of Duchenne standards of care in rehabilitation management.
  • Understand lived experience of rehabilitation services from people with Duchenne and their families.
  • Participate in insightful discussions to identify and provide recommendations on how to address current gaps in Duchenne standards of care in rehabilitation management.

 

Day 2: Saturday, December 4, 2021

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET: Duchenne and the Brain

Moderator/Lead:

Speakers:

  • Dr. Francesco Muntoni (Professor Pediatric Neurology) – Keynote Speaker
  • Dr. Veronica Hinton (Professor of Psychology)

Panelists:

  • Debra Chiabai (DMD Parent)

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the current landscape of Duchenne standards of care involving the brain across Canada.
  • Understand lived experience involving the brain from people with Duchenne and their families.
  • Participate in insightful discussion to identify and provide recommendations on how to address current gaps in Duchenne standards of care involving the brain.

 

12:30 – 2 p.m. ET: Psychosocial Management

Moderator:

Co-Leads/Speakers:

  • Dr. Jean Mah (Pediatric Neurologist)
  • Dr. Stephanie Plamondon (Adult Physiatrist)

Panelist:

  • Debra Chiabai (DMD Parent)
  • Zoe Schwartz (Pediatric Social Worker)

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the current landscape of Duchenne standards of care in psychosocial management across Canada.
  • Understand lived experience of psychosocial management from people with Duchenne and their families.
  • Participate in insightful discussion to identify and provide recommendations on how to address current gaps in Duchenne standards of care for psychosocial management.

 

Previous Conference Session Topics

  • Session 1: Endocrinology, Osteoporosis, Cardiac, and Pulmonary management in Duchenne (June 2021)
  • Session 2: Neuromuscular management and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care in Duchenne (September 2021)

The conference is an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by The University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development.

 

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Details

Start:
December 3 @ 11:00 EST
End:
December 4 @ 14:00 EST
Event Tags:
https://whova.com/web/ddccs_202112/