To begin the course, please login or register by clicking ENROLL. After logging in, you will be able to complete the pretest and view the video/documents. You will have the option to complete the posttest, evaluation and receive credit. Some courses may have an associated cost.
FacultyAndrew I. Elkwood, MD, FACS
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.
Planning CommitteeDavid Carr, MD is the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Professor, medicine and neurology
Clinical Director, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Parc Provence
Medical Director, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis
- Research Support/Grants: NIA, Missouri Department of Transportation, and State Farm
- Consulting: Medscape, TIRF, University of Toronto, and AAAFTS
- Speakers' Bureaus/Honoraria: St. Louis Alzheimer's Association, ADED, and Canadian Psychiatric Association
Elissa Charbonneau DO, MS is the Chief Medical Officer of Medical Services at Encompass Health Corporation.
Elissa Charbonneau has no financial relationships to disclose.
Tedra Cleveland, MSHA, MBA, CHC is the National Director of Medical Services at Encompass Health Corporation.
Tedra has no financial relationships to disclose.
Richard C. Senelick, MD is an Adjunct Professor of Neurology.
Dr. Senelick has no financial relationships to disclose
Joseph Stillo, MD, PhD is Vice President of Medical Services, Encompass Health Corporation.
Dr. Stillo has no financial relationships to disclose.
Barbara Winters-Todd, RN, MSN, CRRN is a Clinical Documentation Liaison of Medical Services, Encompass Health Corporation.
Barbara has no financial relationships to disclose.
- Discuss the role of surgery in rehabilitative medicine.
- Describe nerve reanimation surgery for patients with severe nerve injuries, spinal cord injuries (SCI) and stroke.
- Apply the concepts of rehabilitative surgery to better coordinate patient treatment plans.
Target Audience: This course is designed for Geriatricians, family and emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals who encounter geriatric patients in a health care setting.
Publication Date: January 17, 2020
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by EncompassHealth Corporation and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Awarded for this Activity:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1ANCC contact hour.
- Rehabilitative Surgery: A Comprehensive Text for an Emerging Field
All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.
Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.
Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients. All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.
These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests.
These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters. The presenters' views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.