Event price: No cost
Online payment: At the time of your registration you will be able to pay online with credit card and PSE.
Payment in banks:
Present the invoice printed in laser, and approach the following banking entities:
- Banco de Bogotá and its banking correspondents: Almacenes Éxito, Carulla, Surtimax, Súper inter.
Go to the University Cashier and pay with a debit or credit card.
Start date: 22-10-2020
End date: 22-10-2020
Duration: 1.00 hours.
Event city: Medellin
Thursday, October 22 from 6pm to 7pm Colombian time
ZOOM virtual class.
Event Code: 70076585
To register, you must fill out the form to generate the invoice and make the payment online, banks or in person at the University.
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The modality of the event is Face-to-face
The Faculty of Physiotherapy of the CES University, will celebrate the III Cycle of Mobility and Sedestation
Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Biomedical engineers, Physicians specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation (Physiatrists), Ortho-prosthetic technicians, Social workers, Rehabilitation professionals, Students, Officials of governmental entities of the disability and health units at the national level, Company executives health (EPS), IPS managers and directors, Wheelchair users and their families, People with related areas.
The modality will be virtual.
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Evaluate the impact of the provision of wheelchairs, in accordance with WHO recommendations, on the socioeconomic status, health, quality of life, and independence of people who use wheelchairs in El Salvador.
Topics to be discussed during the activity:
- The Wheelchair User's Voice: A Longitudinal Study on the Impact of the WHO 8 Steps for Manual Wheelchair Provision
Yasmín García Méndez - Los Angeles, California, USA:
Technical Advisor UCP Wheels for Humanity
-Biomedical Engineer, from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) with a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh, and Professional in Assistive Technology certified by the North American Society for Rehabilitation Engineering (RESNA). She has worked in Mexico and the US as a Rehabilitation Engineer in the area of research, design, evaluation, production and appropriate provision of assistive technology in low- and middle-income countries. In Mexico, he worked at the CITeR (Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology) of the UIA; as professor of Assistive Technology and Coordinator of the Department of Bioengineering of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM). In the US, he worked at the Human Engineering Research Laboratory (HERL) of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Pittsburgh, and at the Children's Rehabilitation Institute of Teleton USA (CRITUSA) in San Antonio, Texas, coordinating the Assistive Technology Department. He has experience co-training rehabilitation professionals in the World Health Organization Wheelchair Services Package in Mexico and Honduras.
-He currently works as a Technical Advisor for United Cerebal Palsy Wheels for Humanity, a non-profit foundation in Los Angeles, California, USA coordinating the “Wheelchair User's Voice” project, a research funded by Google.org in El Salvador, and advising on other projects implemented by UCPW and funded by USAID
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