BARN REHAB UPDATE 2022

Information on the website at www.BrowardARN.org

KEY SPONSORS

Meridian Spine

https://www.meridianspine.com/

Ronald DeMeo, MD: Spinal Therapeutics Interventional Medicine. When pain persists in any part of the body for more than a few months, it is considered chronic and needs to be addressed. Sources of chronic pain however are often illusive, complex, and require treatment from a fellowship trained pain specialist. Your Meridian Physician will explore non-surgical treatments first. These treatments may include medication, bracing, muscle stimulation or physical therapy. For some problems however, intervention is the only possible solution. By using the latest in minimally invasive techniques there is less postoperative pain and a faster recovery.

Radiation Shield Technology

https://radshield.com/

Radiation Shield Technologies (RST) is the sole producer of Demron® , a revolutionary lightweight, non-toxic, Lead-free, radiation protection fabric for individuals. Through a distinctive technology 8 years in the making, RST has perfected the development of this unique garment that can effectively shield the human body against ionizing radiation, while leaving its wearer unencumbered and fully mobile. Using a patented nanotechnology, Demron® is currently manufactured into full body suits, blankets, tents, and other products to protect individuals during any radiological/nuclear emergency.

SPONSORS

Alliance Labs, Health Care Division of Quest Products

www.QuestProductsInc.com

https://enemeez.com/

Alliance Labs, Healthcare Division of Quest Products, Inc. has worked with top CARF, VA and Model SCI System facilities for over seventeen years, assisting them in improvement measures for inpatient bowel care protocols. Working with these facilities, we understand the importance of an improved bowel care regimen that can provide more predictability on timing of evacuation and minimize the secondary effect of fecal incontinence. Clearly the issue of skin integrity and pressure ulcers for patients who experience fecal incontinence is a continued problem. Alliance Labs is committed to helping improve patient outcomes with a recommended bowel protocol. Enemeez®, 5-ml mini enema, is effective for bowel care needs associated with spinal cord injury and disease, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spina bifida, long-term care, stroke, and general constipation. Enemeez® Plus contains 20mg of benzocaine, assisting in the anesthetization of the rectum and lower bowel. This formulation was developed for patients who experience autonomic dysreflexia, hemorrhoids, fissures, or painful bowel movements Fast and Predictable Fast, predictable results, typically in 2–15 minutes. Non-irritating formula. No afterburn.1 Assists with Incontinence May virtually eliminate episodes of incontinence2, helping to maintain healthy skin integrity.

Broward Health Rehabilitation Institute

www.browardhealth.org/pages/rehabinstitute

The Broward Health Rehabilitation Institute is a 30-bed inpatient rehabilitation program that is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for Inpatient Rehabilitation and Stroke Specialty programs. We have also earned the Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission for Stroke Rehabilitation. Our mission is to improve patient’s quality of life through a progressive and integrated continuum of services. We utilize a team approach to help individuals who have suffered a stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation or traumatic injury, optimize functional mobility and activities of daily living. We provide compassionate care to help patients and their families reintegrate back into their community. Broward Health is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation.

For more information about the Broward Health Rehabilitation Institute or if you are interested in joining our growing program, please contact Cheri Archer Silveria at CSilveria@browardhealth.org or call 954-876-2704.

Cure Medical

www.CureMedical-Dextra.com

www.CureMedical.com

The innovative Cure Dextra™ Closed System intermittent catheter from Cure Medical enables increased independence and reduced risk of infections. Unique attributes make the Cure Dextra™ Closed System easy to use: Tip Advancing Technology moves the catheter out of the 1000 ml collection bag and into the body without contact. A Gripper Arrow makes it easy to advance the catheter with each forward stroke. The catheter does not retract with the back stroke. A Support Band enables controlled use without the need to grip the device with two hands. Request free samples at www.CureMedical-Dextra.com

Cypress Creek Outpatient Surgical Center

www.CCOSC.net

Cypress Creek Outpatient Surgical Center is committed to providing patients the very best surgical experience possible. CCOSC is conveniently located at the southeast corner of Cypress Creek road and NW 21 avenue in Broward County serving patients from Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Cypress Creek Surgical Center is within minutes of the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach International Airports, and adjacent to Fort Lauderdale’s Executive Airport. CCOSC is also near many popular hotels, beaches, shopping, and restaurant in the tri-county area. Cypress Creek Surgical Center provides 16,000 square feet of space with four operating suites and one procedure room equipped with the latest technology and patient amenities. Please call us at (954)-900-3382 to arrange a visit.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Sunrise, we are a leading provider of inpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions. Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals. Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits. Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed. 

**$10K sign on bonus for RNs all shifts available. Apply at www.encompasshealth.com/sunriserehab**

Medical Technologies of Georgia

https://medtechga.com/

Medical Technologies of Georgia is wholly devoted to improving the quality of life for anyone using intermittent catheterization. At MTG, it’s our goal to make self-catheterization of the bladder possible for anyone regardless of gender, disease, or disability. MTG is a manufacturer of unique male, female, and pediatric catheters. Many users with hand and finger dexterity impairment find our technology to be life-changing, bringing independence to their bladder care program. Our patented MTG EZ-Advancer® valve holds the tube in place during insertion, preventing slippage back into the bag. For those with minimal finger dexterity, we offer our patented MTG EZ-Gripper®, created for utilization by tetraplegic (aka quadriplegic) users. If your doctor has prescribed intermittent catheters, MTG likely has as an answer for you.

Memorial Healthcare System/ Memorial Rehabilitation Institute

https://www.mhs.net/services/rehabilitation

Memorial Healthcare System is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare services to meet the needs of the South Florida community. Memorial is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation and is highly regarded for its exceptional patient- and family-centered care. Our patient, physician and employee satisfaction rates are some of the most admired in the country. • We have 6 acute care hospitals in South Broward County and a world-class, comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation program at Memorial Rehabilitation Institute where we diagnose, evaluate and manage patients with physical and cognitive impairments. Adult and pediatric patients with amputations, brain injuries, cancer, neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, stroke or voice disorders can seek treatment at our inpatient or outpatient rehab locations. • Additional programs/services include *Home health services to help with illnesses or injuries *Short and long-term skilled nursing services available at Memorial Manor *Community Re-Entry Program for Brain Injury *Driving assessments to make sure you're safe to drive *Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy • Our team of rehabilitation professionals includes: Physiatrists, Neuropsychologists, Psychologists, Physical, Occupational, Speech and Aquatic Therapists, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Social Workers, Certified Rehabilitation Nurses, Dietitians, Pharmacists and Case Managers.

Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County

www.OCPBC.com

We are proud to have served the community for over 65 years with the finest orthopedic and podiatric care. By offering our services at three state-of-the-art facilities in Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, and Wellington, we are able to provide highly specialized care throughout Palm Beach County and South Florida. Our mission at the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County is to provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive musculoskeletal care to persons of all ages and walks of life throughout Palm Beach County, South Florida, and beyond. We pledge to you personalized and compassionate care combined with the quality commensurate with that of the finest academic teaching institutions. Our goal is to restore your active lifestyle in an efficient and safe manner utilizing the most current, evidence-based techniques. At any of our three OCPBC offices, you’ll be treated with kindness and respect. Patients are our priority, and patient education and satisfaction are key to our success. Give us a call at 561-967-6500, and we will help you determine where and how we can best serve you.

Stephanie L Schneider, PA

https://www.fl-elderlaw.com/

Board Certified Elder Law Attorney

We empower you by giving you the tools to create a plan to achieve your legal goals. Your plan will be tailored to address issues that arise during the aging process, including: Incapacity, Disability, Surrogate decision-making, Estate planning, Guardianship (adults & minors,) Financing long-term care through insurance and government programs (Medicaid, SSI, Veteran’s benefits), Probate & Trust administration and other important legal issues. As an elder law specialist our firm has the expertise and experience to save you time and money, and help you create peace of mind. We strive to provide guidance for the long term care needs of the individual, partners or spouses. The cost of long term care can be perceived as jeopardizing the financial security that a person or couple has worked hard to obtain. In representing clients regarding long term care planning, our goals are: To preserve assets for the benefit of the well spouse, partner or any dependents. To reduce or eliminate the fear of impoverishment. To tap all existing sources of assistance to meet the cost of long term care. (I.e. Medicaid, Veteran benefits). To help you evaluate the benefits and limitations of the public health care system. To advise you of the impact of any plan on the client, family, the estate and heirs. Navigating public benefit programs such as Medicaid is like a maze. Don’t attempt it by yourself when we can guide you with the expertise and knowledge of the laws --which have changed drastically these past few years. We serve clients of all ages throughout the State of Florida, including: Children with developmental disabilities, Young adults (18+), Newlyweds having their first child, Blended families, Baby boomers, Older Adults, Married Individuals and LGBTQ community.

Strive Recreational Therapy

Website: www.striverts.com

At Strive Recreational Therapy Services we are committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with varying disabilities and age groups. Strive provides groups and individuals with recreational therapy opportunities within their own community and serves those injured in auto accidents, injured in a work-related accident, seniors and anyone with a disability. Our services also greatly benefit the geriatric population, students requiring Individualized Education Plans, wounded veterans and organizations and businesses looking to increase their services to those with disabilities. Strive truly helps bridge the gap between what is learned in the hospital setting to the client’s own home and community.

St. Thomas University

https://online.stu.edu/programs/nursing-programs.aspx?lsid=field&lssid=ailien_racines

Choose the Nursing Program that’s right for you. As a nursing professional, it's essential to continue your healthcare education to remain relevant in your career. Our affordable, accelerated online nursing programs at St. Thomas University are designed to help you achieve your goals – equipping you with the resources and support you need to progress and succeed as a leader in nursing. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree programs in nursing at St. Thomas University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

University of Texas at Arlington

https://academicpartnerships.uta.edu/Christine

Founded in 1895, The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research 1 institution with more than 100 years of academic excellence and tradition. As the largest University in North Texas and second largest in the University of Texas system, UTA is located in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, challenging our students to engage with the world around them in ways that make a measurable impact. For more than 10 years, The University of Texas at Arlington has excelled with 100% ONLINE NURSING PROGRAMS, making it the #1 Public College of Nursing in the U.S. for enrollments and graduates. NO out-of-state tuition and NO campus visits are required! Meet your educational goals at your pace, at your place.