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Join Us For The 2019 Oncology Rehabilitation Conference

October 5, 2019, UVM Larner College of Medicine Medical Education Room 300

Overview

The UVM Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is pleased to co-sponsor this one-day conference on oncology rehabilitation with the Vermont Lymphedema Network. The event is designed for generalist physical therapists and other health care professionals who would like to learn more about current screening, assessment and treatment of individuals with varying diagnoses of cancer. Case studies will be used to foster discussion and strategize evidence-based plans of care.

 

Guest Speaker: Mary Lou Galantino, PT, Ph.D., MSCE, FAPTA

Dr. Mary Lou Galantino is a Distinguished Professor of Physical Therapy at Stockton University, Galloway, NJ, where she also coordinates an interdisciplinary Holistic Health Minor. Additionally, she is an Adjunct Scholar and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where she conducts research on integrative medicine and chronic diseases. In her effort to integrate evidence based complementary medicine throughout rehabilitation practice, she is involved in several research projects funded by NIH and private foundations.

 

Our Vision

UVM DPT strives to be recognized for its contributions to the creation, advancement and dissemination of translational research and the education of scholars who collaborate to transform society by optimizing movement for health.

Women's Health and Cancer Conference

The Oncology Rehabilitation Conference is part of the 22nd Annual Women's Health and Cancer Conference.

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Topics

  • Epidemiology of various cancer diagnoses
  • Prevention and screening recommendations
  • Pathophysiology and differential diagnosis
  • Treatment interventions and related impairments and considerations
  • Oncology nutrition
  • Exercise recommendations
  • Oncology rehabilitation and outcome measures
  • Cancer-related fatigue
  • Pain assessment
  • Complementary/integrative medicine in oncology clinical practice
  • Wellness coaching in survivorship