This lecture will provide information regarding physical therapy and speech pathology intervention for patients with concussion in the outpatient rehabilitation setting.
Featuring Anita Burkhalter, M.A., CCC-SLP and Lauren Whilden, PTA from Advent Health's Outpatient Neuro unit.
Anita Burkhalter has been a speech pathologist for over 9 years. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and communication sciences and disorders in 2008 and master's degree in communication sciences and disorders in 2011. She has worked in a variety of adult settings ranging from acute rehab, skilled nursing and outpatient rehab. Anita is currently working with Adventhealth’s adult neuro program at the East Orlando campus. She is part of the neuro clinical ambassador program, concussion team and lung transplant program. She has a passion for neuro rehabilitation, specifically with brain injuries.
Moderator: Rick Beato, PT, DPT - Assistant Professor, UCF Physical Therapy