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Grand Rounds: DR Initiative for Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation, and Hospital Leadership


By Micah Baird, MD; Miriam Thrasher, MA; Bruna Schneider, PsyD; Kathryn Patton, PT , Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Identify standardized tests that have been validated in the Spanish-speaking population and are available for administration in Spanish in the domains of neuropsychology, physiatry, physical therapy and speech therapy. 2. Describe educational programming and requirements for neuropsychologists, physiatrists, physical therapists and speech language pathologists in the Dominican Republic and in the USA. 3. Compare supply vs. demand for medical and rehabilitation services in the pediatric population of Veron. 4. Examine the roles of both telecollaboration and in-person collaboration for professional advancement of neuropsychology, physiatry, physical therapy and speech therapy in Veron.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.

Identified Gap:

Improvements in medical and rehabilitative services for the pediatric population in the Dominican Republic.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour(s)

Expiration Date for CE/CME Credit:


Method of Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CE/CME credit.


The speakers, M. Baird, MD, B. Schneider, PsyD, K. Patton, PT and M. Thrasher, MA, have returned the disclosure forms indicating there are no relevant financial or other relationships with any commercial interests.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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