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*Spasticity Management During Covid-19 Pandemic
Join us for a 60 minute webinar (45 minutes of content & 15 minutes for Q & A) in the safety of your office. These webinars showcase an international faculty to address the needs of medical and surgical physicians, PT/OT, and orthotists

This lecture will discuss the clinical recommendations focused on Spasticity Management During Covid-19 Pandemic

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
1 : Manage spasticity patients during pandemic

CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert (the integrating role)

Panelists:
Rajiv Reebye, MD FRCPC, Clinical assistant professor in the department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia
Alessio Baricich MD PhD, Assistant Professor, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Health Sciences, Università del Piemonte Orientale

Moderator: Paul Winston, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia and the Island Medical Program

This webinar was co-developed with Allergan and CAPMR and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.0 hour (credits are automatically calculated).

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
Dr. Baricich has received speaker honoraria from IPSEN and Allergan. He has funded clinical trials with Merz.

Dec 3, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Alessio Baricich, MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Health Sciences @University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
He graduated from the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, and received his certification in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine from the University of Milano. He obtained his PhD degree in Medical Sciences and Biotechnology from the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara. His areas of clinical interest include neurological rehabilitation, spasticity and movement disorders management, orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation, pain medicine. His research topics include spasticity and movement disorders management, stroke rehabilitation, spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Dr Baricich is Fellow of the European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Board Member of Italian Society of Neurological Rehabilitation (SIRN) and coordinator of SIRN Multidisciplinary Spasticity Management section.
Dr. Rajiv Reebye
Associate Professor, department of Medicine @University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada.
Dr. Reebye is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) and holds a specialist certificate in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is an attending physician on the inpatient neuro-musculoskeletal program and on the outpatient acquired brain injury and neuro-musculoskeletal programs at GF Strong Rehabilitation Center, Vancouver, Canada. He is also a consulting physician in the spinal cord clinic at BC Children’s Hospital and at the UBC Multiple Sclerosis Clinic. Dr. Reebye is the director of the New Westminster Rehabilitation Medicine spasticity clinic- a community based spasticity clinic focusing on the treatment of patients with adult spasticity and also children with spasticity transitioning to adulthood. His research and teaching interests include casting post botulinum toxin injections for post stroke spasticity and use of ultrasound for chemodenervation in the treatment of spasticity.