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Managing SCI in Acute Care: Reducing Costly Complications

Spinal cord injury cases are rare and present complex challenges for case managers. Many costly medical complications occur in the acute care setting can be prevented.

Dr. William Scelza works exclusively with patients with spinal cord injury at Craig Hospital and has lived with paraplegia since 1988. In this webinar Dr. Scelza provides an overview of spinal cord injury prognosis and recovery, the preventative measures that can be taken in an acute care setting to reduce costly complications, rehabilitation programs and goals, and personal needs after discharge.

This course provides an excellent introduction or review for the case management of spinal cord injury for workers compensation professionals.

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About Dr. Scelza

William Scelza, M.D., joined the CNS Medical Group and Craig Hospital in 2011. Dr. Scelza completed his medical training at Case Western University in 1998. He then went on to his residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan followed by a Fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the Kessler Institute in 2002-03. Prior to joining CNS, he was the Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Carolinas Rehabilitation in Charlotte, N.C. Dr. Scelza has a wealth of personal and professional spinal cord injury experience, having lived with paraplegia since 1988. He is active with his family, recreation, and disability advocacy.