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bar logo8th Congress of Baltic Association for Rehabilitation

18–19 September 2013

Rīga, Latvia

Rehabilitation in Baltic States 2020: Policy and Practice

 

PROGRAMME

 

Attention: Registration for the congress closes on Monday, 16 September!

Day 1, 18/09

Wednesday, 18 September @ Ķīpsala International Exhibition Centre, 8 Ķīpsalas Street, Rīga

9:00–10:00 Registration
10:00–10:40

Opening Ceremony

Professor A. Vētra, Congress president
A. Rūrāne, WHO Representation in Latvia
L. Cipule, Parliamentary Secretary, Mininstry of Health of Latvia
10:40–12:10  

PLENARY SESSION I: Perspectives and challenges of developing rehabilitation

Chair: Prof. A. Vētra (LV), Prof. A. Kriščiunas (LT), P. Eelmäe (EE)

Challanges of developing medical rehabilitation in Europe MD, PhD, Professor K. S. Sunnerhagen, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
The trends in social rehabilitation — European dimension Researcher R. Rodrigues, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Austria
12:10–12:30 Coffee break
12:30–13:30  PLENARY SESSION I (continued)
Rehabilitation and social care: aspects of synergy L. Cipule, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health, Latvia
Rehabilitation in the Baltic States: past and future MD, PhD, Professor A. Vētra, Rīga Stradiņš University, President of the Latvian Professional Associations of Rehabilitation
Role of patients in decision making N. Pilips, Organization of disabled people and their friends "Apeirons", Latvia
13:30–14:30 Lunch break / Exhibition
14:30–17:00 International Late Summer School for social work specialists
14:30–16:30

PLENARY SESSION II: Evidence-based practice in rehabiliation

Chair: Asst. Prof. S. Tomsone (LV), Prof. K. S. Sunnerhagen (SW), L. E. Gibson (UK)

Evidence-based practice: from research to clinics MD, PhD, Professor K. S. Sunnerhagen, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
The Development and Implementation of Clinical Guidelines: experiences from the College of Occupational Therapists UK Reg. OT K. Robertson, BAOT, United Kingdom

Hard evidence versus soft evidence: debates on effectiveness of arts therapies in treatment and mental health promotion

PhD, MA, PgDip, BEdSc V. Karkou, Queen Margaret University, United Kingdom

The Toybox study: a multifactorial evidence-based approach using behavioural models in understanding and promoting fun, healthy food, play and policy for the prevention of obesity in early childhood

PhD L. E. Gibson, University of Roehampton, United Kingdom
16:30–17:00

Disscussions on resolution of Development of Rehabilitation in the Baltic States (2020) and the future cooperation in the BAR

MD, PhD, Professor A. Vētra, Rīga Stradiņš University, President of the Latvian Professional Associations of Rehabilitation
17:00

Trip to social event venue

18:00–21:00

Social event

Day 2, 19/09
                          

Thursday, 19 September @ Rīga Stradiņš University, 16 Dzirciema Street, Rīga

8:00–9:00 Registration
9:00–10:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Workshops:

  • 3D traction in rehabilitation
  • Diagnostic platforms in patient rehabilitation

 

I Health promotion and disease prevention

Chair: Asst. Prof. S. Tomsone; L. E. Gibson

9:00–9:30

Drivers and barriers in children’s eating and drinking

PhD L. E. Gibson, University of Roehampton, United Kingdom

9:30–9:45

Elderly and leisure

MD, Reg. OT, Assistant Professor S. Tomsone, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia

9:45–10:00

Burnout and compassion fatigue reduction with art therapy for social care staff

MSc I. Dreifelde, Art therapist, Latvia

10:00–10:15

Sport activities as health promotion in people with spinal cord injury

PT, MSc S. Rinkule, Latvia

10:15–10:30

Iodine deficiency and health

MD L. Neimane, Nutrition specialist, Latvia

II Quality of life

Chair: R. Rodrigues; Assoc. Prof. L. Vilka

9:00–9:30

Quality of life

Researcher R. Rodrigues, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Austria
9:30–9:45 Quality of life in children MD I. Švekle, Municipality of Rīga, Latvia
9:45–10:00 The effect of occupational therapy on quality of life in schizophrenia OT J. Sucylaite, University of Klaipeda, Lithuania
10:00–10:15 Lithuania
10:15–10:30 Discussions
10:30–11:10

Coffee break / Poster discussions

Chair: Assoc. Prof. L. Vilka; Assoc. Prof. A. Vētra

11:10–12:50

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

I Cardiology /  Neurology

Chair: Prof. A. Kriščiunas; Assoc. Prof. A. Vētra

11:10–11:25

Rehabilitation in patients after cardiac surgery in the first stage: recent experience in comparison with up-to-date cardiological rehabilitation guidlines

PT, MSc D. Pulmane, Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, Centre of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia
11:25–11:45

Conception of modular cardiac rehabilitation

MD, PhD Prof. A. Kriščiunas, Head of Rehabilitation Clinic of Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
11:45–12:00

Modification of cardiovascular risk factors in outpatient cardio-rehabilitation programme

MD S. Seimane, Head of Outpatient Cardio-rehabilitation Unit, Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, Centre of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Latvia
12:0012:15

Innovative medical equipment for stroke rehabilitation

MD S. Zuev, Restorative medicine, leading specialist of the Association of Restorative Specialists, Russia
12:3012:30

Functional electro-stimulation (FES) in neurology

MD S. Zuev, Restorative medicine, leading specialist of the Association of Restorative Specialists, Russia
12:3012:50

Eight month experience using neurorobotic devices in Haapsalu Neurological Rehabilitation Centre

PT P. Eelmäe, Haapsalu Neurological Rehabilitation Centre, Chairman of the Board, Estonia

II Oncology

Chair: Asst. Prof. D. Šmite; Assoc. Prof. V. Dudoniene

11:10–11:30 Speech improving devices in the rehabilitation of oncological patients MD M. Mežeckis, Regional hospital of Liepāja, Latvia
11:30–11:50 Early physiotherapy after mastectomia in primary brest cancer patients PT, MSc K. Karole, Rīga Stradiņš University, Centre of Oncology, Rīga Eastern Clinical University Hospital
11:50–12:10 Need assessment in palliative care OT, MSc I. Ibragimova, Latvia
12:1012:30
Impact of physiotherapy on quality of life and arm function in women after breast cancer surgery Assoc. Prof. V. Dudoniene, Director of Physiotherapy Study Programme, Faculty of Sports Biomedicine, Lithuanian Sport University
12:3012:50
Real-time assessment and training in virtual reality: the gait lab of the future MD, Rene Keesen, Motek Company

III ICF

Chair: Prof. A. Vētra; Asst. Prof. S. Tomsone

11:10–11:30

Cerebral palsy core sets

MD, OT L. Cibule, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia
11:30–11:50

Stroke rehabilitation and ICF core sets: literature review

MD G. Bērziņa, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia
11:50–12:10 Assessment and aim setting based on ICF in arts therapy practice A. Upmale, K. Vende, Art therapists, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia
12:1012:30
Evaluation of functioning of mentally ill persons in outpatient units according ICF PhD I. Jarmalavičiūte, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
12:50–14:00

Coffee break / Poster discussions

Chair: Asst. Prof. S. Tomsone; Asst. Prof. D. Šmite

14:00–18:00

Sessions of Professional Associations:

  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Nutrition specialists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Arts Therapists

Congress President: Professor Aivars Vētra (Latvia)

Vice-Presidents: Mg Priit Eelmäe (Estonia), Dr Ieva Jamontaite (Lithuania)

Organizing committee: Ilvija Razgale (chairwoman), Ilze Blūmentāle, Lolita Cibule, Sanita Ciganovska, Jeļena Circene, Evita Kučerova, Lizete Maldere, Andreta Slavinska, Dace Stirāne, Baiba Trinīte, Agnese Uzkalna

Scientific committee:

  • Assistant Professor Daina Šmite, chairwoman, Rīga Stradiņš University
  • Associate Professor Voldemārs Arnis, Rīga Stradiņš University
  • Associate Professor Kristīne Mārtinsone, Rīga Stradiņš University
  • Assiatnt Professor Signe Tomsone, Rīga Stradiņš University
  • Associate Professor Anita Vētra, Rīga Stradiņš University
  • Associate Professor Lolita Vilka, Rīga Stradiņš University

Contact:

  • Guna Bērziņa, GSM +371 29436495, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Andreta Slavinska, GSM +371 26150368, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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