Interdisciplinary Approach

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Often individuals with catastrophic injuries or spinal cord disease must manage secondary conditions that accompany paralysis. And when care is not a coordinated team approach, those conditions can reduce quality of life and in some cases become life-threatening. Thus, care for individuals with spinal cord injury or disease requires a holistic approach. Collaboration among a multidisciplinary team of health professionals is critical.

For five years, Summit has promoted such an approach by convening physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, therapists, researchers, pharmacist, dietitian, and educators to present best practices and evidence-based models and to share with their peers who experience similar challenges, and can exchange knowledge and experiences that advance SCI/D care.

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Paralyzed Veterans of America
5th Annual Summit + Expo
September 1-3, 2015
Jacksonville, FL 32202

About Us

Paralyzed Veterans of America has a long track record in helping to change lives and build brighter futures for all people who live with SCI and related diseases, such as MS. We look forward to partnering with you to hurry history in this vitally important area of medicine and health care.

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Contacts

For general information about the Summit + Expo, including registration, please contact us at:

  • summit@pva.org
  • 1-800-424-8200
  • 801 Eighteenth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20006-3517