3rd International Symposium on Gait and Balance in Multiple Sclerosis
Selecting the Right Measures
October 18 & 19, 2013
St. Louis, MO
This conference focuses on measurement tools for gait and balance in MS. The morning sessions will discuss measurement selection and quality and include a session summarizing the latest data from the RIMS Special Interest Group on Mobility in Europe. The afternoon sessions will discuss mechanisms underlying ataxia, the measurement of ataxia, and the contributions of ataxia to gait and balance dysfunction in people with MS.
After attending this symposium, attendees with be able to describe and discuss:
- The attributes of a good outcome measure
- Available measurement toolboxes for gait and balance in MS
- The evidence concerning measurement of gait and balance in MS from the Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis (RIMS) multicenter trials
- The mechanisms underlying ataxia in MS
- The contributions of ataxia to gait and balance dysfunction in MS
Who Should Attend
Physicians (Neurologists, Physiatrists), physical therapists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation scientists, nurses, and physician assistants working in the area of multiple sclerosis clinical practice or research.
$100 Early Registration before July 31
$100 Early Registration with 6.75 Missouri Physical Therapy Assoc. co-sponsorship certificate
$120 Early Registration with 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ memo
$125 Registration on or after July 31
$100 Registration with 6.75 Missouri Physical Therapy Assoc. co-sponsorship certificate
$145 Registration with 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ memo
3411 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
* Reference the symposium for group rate of $155 + tax while available
The Chase Park Plaza
212 North Kings Highway Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
*Reference the symposium for group rate of $149 + tax while available
Continuing Medical Education
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In recognition of this program, the 6.75 Continuing Education Hours have been awarded by Oregon Health & Science University, in co-sponsorship with the Missouri Physical Therapy Association (valid 5/20/13 - 5/20/14). MPTA certificate of attendance can be requested when registering for this event with no additional charge.
Call for Posters
Please send abstracts for posters to Joanne Wagner at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1st, 2013 for review. Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words on topics related to gait and balance in multiple sclerosis. If accepted, poster size must be 4’ x 8’ or smaller.
In Partnership With
MS Center of Oregon, OHSU Department of Neurology
MS Center of Excellence-West, Portland VA Medical Center
Saint Louis University
Oregon Health & Science University
Saint Louis University