Please sign up for your preferred Orthopedic, Rehab and Sports Seminar on either March 27 in Brookings or March 28 in Sioux Falls.
Terri Kasbohm RN, MS, MBA
Terri provides direction to 9 multidisciplinary department heads as the Director of Patient Care Services/ Nurse Executive at Shriners Hospitals for Children- Twin Cities. She has over 30 years of progressive management experience with hands on knowledge of the health care system. Terri continues to be motivated and enthusiastic about improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities!
- The committee structure for providing oversight to pain management at Shriners Hospitals for Children Twin Cities
- How pain is assessed in the pediatric population at Shriners Hospitals for Twin Cities-Twin Cities
- How the effectiveness of pain management is determined on a case by case by case basis, from a local hospital and system wide perspective
Abby Meyer, CTRS
Abby is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and works in the Child Life Department at Shriners Hospitals for Children- Twin Cities. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Winona State University and did her internship at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Twin Cities in the fall of 2010. Abby worked on-call for several years until being hired on full time in January 2014. She loves getting to work with children in a clinical setting and really enjoys that Shriners Hospitals mission includes treating the whole child and not just their medical needs. In addition, Abby enjoys helping with patient camp programs and doing school out reach.
FOCUSED on Comfort- Child Life Services and Interventions
- Discuss general principles of child development and identify effective strategies used by child life professionals to facilitate learning through medical play in a hospital setting.
- Describe techniques to facilitate patient and family cooperation during medical procedures including use of distraction therapy and comfort positioning.
- Discuss interventions for working with patients with developmental delay, behavioral issues or emotional disorders.
Sarah Kelly, DTP
Sarah, a Sioux Falls native, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and has worked at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Twin Cities for six years. She is a Schroth certified physical therapist, treating adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis and belongs to the American Physical Therapy Association. Sarah truly enjoys building relationships with her patients and families as well as having the opportunity to provide services to international patients. She also enjoys assisting with Camp Achieve each year, a camp for Shriners Hospitals for Children patients with prosthetic legs and arms.
Occupational and Physical Therapy’s role in a Pediatric Orthopedic Setting
- Explain the role of Occupational and Physical Therapy in a multidisciplinary specialty clinic.
- Understand how to coordinate care and treatment with other disciplines to provide the best possible care.
- Gain insight on when to refer for medical intervention on a complex pediatric medical condition.