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SMA Education Day: Clinical Updates for Parents of Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Date:
8/14/2010
Time:
8:30am to 2pm (Continental breakfast and lunch included)
Location:

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue, Room 1309. Parking is available in the UW Hospital and Clinics parking ramp; please bring your ticket with you for validation.

Registration:

Register to Holly Gillette, Medical Program Assistant. E-mail: hgillette@pediatrics.wisc.edu. Mail: Holly Gillette, Medical Program Assistant Pediatric Pulmonary Center 600 Highland Avenue, K4/938 CSC, Box 9988 Madison, WI 53792. Phone: 608-265-2641. Deadline is July 30, 2010.

E-mail:
hgillette@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Pediatric Pulmonary Center

 
Topics and presenters

  • Update from FSMA: Presented by Kenneth Hobby, President, FSMA, and Colleen McCarthy O’Toole, Family Support Director
  • FSMA Respiratory Therapy: Helpful Information for Parents and Caregivers, presented by Rhonda Yngsdal-Krenz, RRT, MBA and Justine Ropp, RRT
  • Handling Hospitalizations: What to Expect and Tips for Parents and Caregivers, presented by Rhonda Yngsdal Krenz, RRT, MBA; Craig Becker, LCSW; Katie Poole, Parent of Child with SMA Type I
  • Bracing for Function: Presented by Karen Patterson, PT and Dana Janiak-Couture, OT
  • What Happens When You Call 911: Presented by Stu McVicar, RRT