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

Senior Occupational Therapist and Clinical Lead, 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. Michael Vohrer

Dr. Michael Vohrer

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


11:15 Physiotherapy Interventions for ITW

Speaker

Stefanie Berkhout

Stefanie Berkhout

Pediatric Physical Therapy, Rashid 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

Mona Hussain

Mona Hussain

Pediatric Physiotherapist, The Children’s Medical Centre, UAE


13:30 Retained Primitive Reflexes: The Impact on Development

Speaker

Dr. Arif Khan

Dr. Arif Khan

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


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

Speaker

Samantha Nash

Samantha Nash

Speech and Language Therapist, 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 Facing the Multidisciplinary Team in Middle East Healthcare Practice

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