“Delivering High Quality Cancer Rehabilitation Care for Children with Hematologic/Oncologic Diagnoses”
Christian Niedzwecki, DO Zach Wirt, M.S., OTR/L, c/NDT, CBIS
Thursday, April 4th, 2019 1:00 pm EDT, 12:00pm CDT, 11:00am MDT, 10:00am PDT
Dr. Christian Niedzwecki serves as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas and is also an assistant professor in the department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Niedzwecki is board certified in Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. Christian also serves on the IPRC Steering Committee and has a been a leader within the organization in the since 2016.
Dr. Niedzwecki began his education at Texas A&M University earning a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science. He went on to receive his Masters of Science and Doctor of Osteopathy from University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Tx. Dr. Niedzwecki completed a combined residency in Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and lastly, completed his Post-Doctoral fellowship at the University of Alabama in Pediatric Rehabilitation. He has a strong interest in research and outcomes related to the efficacy of pediatric rehabilitation. in addition to his passion to provide excellent clinical care.
Zach Wirt is an occupational therapist and the therapy supervisor for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. He received his Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois in 2011 and has worked at Texas Children’s Hospital since 2013. In addition to his supervisory role, Zach serves as the co-leader of the IRU Quality Team, is Lean Belt certified, and is active in the student education program.
Zach completed his Neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) certification in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury in 2016. He also has an interest in teaching and travels throughout the Unites States as a teaching assistant for Kinesiology Tape courses. His research interests include acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, and cancer rehabilitation.
At the end of the session, each participant will:
Registration is now open. A link for the webinar will be sent on April 3rd, 2019 to all registrants. All webinars are free for members of IPRC/RCPA. Registration fee for non-members is $179. Not a member yet? Consider joining today. Only one registration is required per organization.
Certificates of Attendance are available for all participants.
This course has been submitted for 0.1 AOTA CEUs (1 Contact Hour)