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Educational Events and Research

  • Educational Events

    West Gables prides itself in being an educational resource for both the general and medical community.  For educational opportunities for patients, families and the general community, please refer to the specific programs. 

    As part of Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Division’s Educational Department, West Gables is able to offer continuing education to the medical community.  It is an approved provider of continuing education through the following organizations: Nursing American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, The American Occupational Therapy Association, and the American Speech Language Hearing Association.  West Gables has been a provided of continuing education through the Florida Physical Therapy Association and the Commission for Case Manager Certification. 

    Upcoming Continuing Educational Events

    West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital’s Annual Stroke Symposium

    Research

    West Gables, through its affiliation with Select Medical and the Kessler Institute, conducts research on an ongoing basis.   

    Previous Studies Conducted at West Gables

    Development of a database for hospitalized neurological and non-neurological Hispanic patients using the MMSE.
    Effects of hospitalization on patients' cognitive status using the MMSE
    Development of norms for a Neurobehavioral Status Examination Protocol (NBSE) with hospitalized Hispanic patients