Middle East Pediatric Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Seminar

Friday - 13 October 2017

08:00 Registration and refreshments

Registration and refreshments


08:30 Opening Remarks by the Conference Chairman

Opening Remarks by the Conference Chairman


Session 1: Upper Extremity

Moderator

Heather Last

Heather Last

Occupational Therapist, The Rashid Centre, UAE


08:45 Pediatric Upper Limb

Speaker

Dr. Christiana Savvidou

Dr. Christiana Savvidou

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - Microsurgery, Specialist Orthopaedic Surgery, Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, UAE


09:05 Upper Limb Rehabilitation from an Occupational Therapy Perspective

Speaker

Edel O’Neill

Edel O’Neill

Central Remedial Clinic, Ireland


09:25 Therapeutic Play – Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy

Speakers

Donna Wicks

Donna Wicks

Therapeutic Play – Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy
Pediatric Physiotherapist, KidsFIRST Medical Centre, UAE

 

  Claire McWade
Occupational Therapist, KidsFIRST Medical Centre, UAE

09:45 Q & A and Discussion

Q & A and Discussion


10:05 Coffee and networking break

Coffee and networking break


Session 2: Lower Extremity and Spine

Moderator

Donna Wicks

Donna Wicks

Pediatric Physiotherapist, KidsFIRST Medical Centre, UAE


10:15 The Neuromuscular Spine

Speaker

Dr. Zaid Al-Aubaidi

Dr. Zaid Al-Aubaidi

Acting General Secretary, Middle East Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (MEPOS), Consultant Pediatric Orthopaedic & Pediatric Spine Surgeon, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, UAE


10:35 Rehabilitation of the Neuromuscular Spine

Speaker

Nikola Jevtic

Nikola Jevtic

Regional Schroth Instructor, Scolio Center, Serbia


10:55 Idiopathic Toe Walking (ITW)

Speaker

Dr. Simone Battibulgi

Dr. Simone Battibulgi

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Children’s Medical Center, UAE


11:15 Physiotherapy Interventions for ITW

Speaker

Stefanie Berkhout

Stefanie Berkhout

Pediatric Physical Therapy, American Center, UAE


11:35 SI and Toe Walking

Speaker

Nannette Wicker-Essick

Nannette Wicker-Essick

Founder, Owner, Advocate, Consultant, CEO, kidsFIRST Medical Center, UAE


11:50 Q&A and Discussions

Q&A and Discussions


12:00 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


Session 3: Neurology

Moderator

Lindsey Hopkinson

Lindsey Hopkinson

Physiotherapist, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar


13:30 Retained Primitive Reflexes: The Impact on Development

Speaker

Dr. Arif Khan

Dr. Arif Khan

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at City Hospital, Dubai and Royal NMC Abu Dhabi, UAE


13:50 Swallow / Feeding / Dysphagia Management (With Case Studies)

Speaker

Samantha Nash

Samantha Nash

KidsFIRST Medical Centre, UAE


14:10 Respiratory therapy

Speaker

Rebecca Schofield

Rebecca Schofield

Senior Pediatric Pysiotherapist, Mediclinic, UAE


Session 4: Treating in UAE

Treating in UAE


14:30 Challenges of Treating in MEA / DHA

Speaker

Dr. Haitham El Bashir

Dr. Haitham El Bashir

Consultant in Pediatric Rehabilitation and Head of Neurosciences Center of Excellence, Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, UAE


Session 5: Workshops



Workshops (1)


14:50

Track 1A: Kinesiotaping

  Moderator:
Mona Hussain
Pediatric Physiotherapist, The Children’s Medical Centre, UAE
   

14:50

Track 1B: Handwriting / Fine Motor Skills

  Moderator:
Claire McWade
Occupational Therapist, KidsFIRST Medical Centre, UAE

15:50 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


Workshops (2)


16:00 

Track 2A: Seating Workshop

 

Moderators:
Sofyen Tebbi
German Certified Orthotic and Prosthetic Specialist, MOBILIS Medical Manufacturing LLC - Orthotics and Prosthetics 4.0, UAE

 

 

Makram Tebbi
German Certified Orthotic and Prosthetic Master Craftsman, MOBILIS Medical Manufacturing LLC - Orthotics & Prosthetics 4.0, UAE

   

16:00

Track 2B: Conductive Education / Sensory Integration

  Moderator:
Heather Last
Occupational Therapist, The Rashid Centre, UAE

17:00 Closing Remarks and End of the Middle East Pediatric Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Seminar

Closing Remarks and End of the Middle East Pediatric Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Seminar