Patient & Family Education
Education classes are held for persons with spinal cord injury or medical issues that may have the same effect as a spinal cord injury and their families. The classes focus on topics which will help you better care for yourself and increase your knowledge of medical and social issues related to your injury.
Spinal Cord Injury Family Education Day occurs the 3rd Monday of every month in the M1002 Conference room. It is open to current families, families/patients in NRC and open to the community at large. Contact April Bretz, PT,at (504) 897-8591 if you would like to attend. > Click here for a sample agenda.
The topics include the following:
All patients in the Spinal Cord Injury Program are provided with a copy of “Yes, You Can!” a guide to self-care for persons with spinal cord injury.
>> Click here for a list of Useful Videos to Watch and Learn From People Living with SCI on an Everyday Basis. (pdf)
For questions or additional information please contact April Bretz at April.Bretz@touro.com or (504) 897-8591.