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Jim Abbott to Speak at Brooks Rehabilitation’s Celebrate Independence Event Saturday
Jim Abbott to Speak at Brooks Rehabilitation’s Celebrate Independence Event Saturday

Brooks Rehabilitation invites you to join us as we Celebrate Independence on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. This FREE event will feature insightful speakers, exciting demonstrations, exhibits, health screenings, and refreshments.  Our keynote speaker will be Jim Abbott, the famed one-handed Major League Baseball player who overcame the birth defect of having only one hand to become an amazing professional pitcher and ball player.

Today, in addition to often being a Guest Pitching Instructor during Spring Training for the Los Angeles Angels, Jim Abbott is a motivational speaker. Jim will talk of how he overcame adversity and show that people can overcome perceived limitations and reach their dreams.

Celebrate Independence will be held at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital, 3599 University Blvd. S., Jacksonville, FL 32216.

Please RSVP to 904-345-7049.  For more info, visit BrooksRehab.org

 

 

9:00–11:15 am            Registration, Refreshments & Exhibits

9:30 – 11:30                Brooks Rehabilitation Adaptive Sports demonstrations

9:45–10:45 am            CEU Session 1

11:15 am–12:30 pm    Jim Abbott presentation followed by an autograph session

12:30–1:15 pm            Lunch

1:15–2:15 pm              CEU Session 2

1:15–2:15 pm              General Session for all attendees

“Inner Strength: Maintaining a Healthy Bladder for an Active Life” presented by Cynthia E. Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD, Brooks Rehabilitation

This presentation is designed to educate participants in how to recognize and identify bladder symptoms, to keep the bladder healthy, to learn exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, and to stay active and healthy.

 

CEU sessions are being offered free to physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, RNs and Psychologists.  They are eligible for 1 CEU credit.  

  • CEU Session 1: “Patient Centered Care as it Relates to the Management of Individuals with Physical Impairments” presented by Raine Osborne, PT, MSPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Brooks Rehabilitation 
  • CEU Session 2:  “Age-Related Muscle Loss: The Role of the Rehabilitation Practitioner” presented by Jacqueline Osborne PT, DPT, GCS  Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist, Brooks Rehabilitation

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