When Change Chooses You (Clinical Track) [7121]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Short North Ballroom A

   Dale Hull, Co-founder and Executive Director, Neuroworx

Session Type: Educational Session

The presenter shares his personal experience with tetraplegic paralysis following a spinal cord injury and his subsequent rehabilitation. He discusses the associated challenges such as the loss of independence and the difficulty in learning how to "get different" as opposed to getting better. Hull shares lessons and concepts he learned as a patient that he otherwise may have ignored as practioner. This session helps the audience realize that the physical aspect of paralysis is often the easy part.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the impact of paralysis on an individual and his or her family
Recognize that paralysis is more than physical
Describe the impact of the loss of independence
Explain how validation of self-worth can contribute to healing and progress

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  CME: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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