Supporting workers through Post-Coronavirus (COVID-19) Recovery

Medical and Life Care Consulting, in collaboration with Professional Physical Therapy (ProPT), will host a complimentary webinar presentation on positive impacts of Post-COVID Reconditioning including post-COVID signs, symptoms, and strategies to support your employees or patients recovering from COVID-19 and their return to work.

Join Nicole McManus, Regional Director of Operations and Physical Therapist at Professional Physical Therapy, Sara Wilczek, Director and Exercise Physiologist at Trilogy (Medically Oriented Gym), and Host Cynthia Bourbeau, Founder and President of Medical and Life Care Consulting and Nurse Rehabilitation Expert, as they present  ‘Supporting workers through Post-Coronavirus (COVID-19) Recovery’.

This webinar is designed to help employers, self-insurers, adjustors and rehabilitation professionals better understand the post-coronavirus recovery process and how to support recovering employees and patients.

The presentation will address:

  • Learn how to identify the latent effects of COVID-19
  • COVID reconditioning programming examples
  • Proactive strategies for improving return to work success

Presenters

Cynthia Bourbeau

Cynthia Bourbeau, President and Founder of Medical and Life Care Consulting Services, Inc. (MLCC), has worked as a Massachusetts Registered Nurse, Certified Rehabilitation Nurse, Certified Nurse Case Manager and Certified Nurse Life Care Planner® for over three decades.

Founded in 2001, MLCC provides Life Care Planning, Medicare Set-Asides, Legal Nurse Consulting and more throughout the United States and internationally. MLCC also provides case management services throughout the Northeast Region of the United States, and a wide range of care consultation for catastrophic injuries.

Cynthia is a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, the American Association of Nurse Life Can Planners (AANLCP®), The International Association of Rehab Partners, and the Case Management Society of America. She is also a Board Member of Certified Nurse Life Care Planner (CNLCP®) Certification Board.

Nicole McManus

Nicole graduated cum laude from Northeastern University in 2006 with her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy.  She continued her education though two years of orthopedic manual therapy residency and fellowship training at the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (IOMT) in 2007 and 2009 respectively.  Nicole started her career in a small private practice in MA as a student in 2002, then got licensed in 2006 and continued with the organization as a staff therapist in what eventually became ProEx PT.  During her years in ProEx PT, she served as a staff therapist, Worker’s Compensation Coordinator, Clinic Director, mentor and TA, Assistant Director of Education and Clinical Education Coordinator (CCCE).   She coordinated training through WorkWell Systems, Inc. for the company to improve case management and cost containment through systematic programming like work conditioning and FCEs.  The company was acquired by Professional PT in 2017 and Nicole continues to work both in the clinic as a Regional Director of Operations for Boston/Woburn and proudly as part of the Clinical Excellence Department as a Regional Director for New England as well.  She continually strives to improve her own practice as well as the education and training of all new clinical staff in the New England region of ProPT.  Her most recent endeavor is the promotion and training of medical fitness and lifestyle wellness management.  Nicole continues to train and manage worker’s compensation programming in ProPT, ensuring that clinicians understand the importance of effective and efficient rehabilitation for injured workers as well as prevention through worker wellness programs.  Nicole maintains active APTA and AAOMPT professional memberships and has been recognized as a leader in clinical education by PT schools from around the country.  In summary, Nicole’s experience combined with her passion for helping her fellow clinicians and future colleagues become more refined, skilled and effective in-patient care, help drive Professional PT’s mission of Challenging Limits to Transform Lives.

Sara Wilczek

Sara attended the University of Buffalo and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise before going on to complete her Master of Public Health (MPH), also at the University of Buffalo.

In 2015, Sara joined the M.O.G. affording her the opportunity to gain experience in a medical fitness facility. Wanting to focus on the prevention of chronic diseases, she went back to school to obtain her master’s degree where she concentrated on Community Health and Health Behavior and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Sara hopes to help bridge the gap between fitness and medicine, as well as promote health and wellness in the community. She is a certified Silver Sneakers class instructor and teaches circuit classes in the M.O.G.

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