14th Annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference

Sponsored by the Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Join us March 8-9, 2019 in Carlsbad!

Join us March 8-9, 2019 in Carlsbad!

This course is designed to provide a clear understanding of the need for multidisciplinary strategies in the management of patients with brain injuries. The 2019 course will feature keynote lectures by famed author and activist Rebecca Solnit and US Olympic snowboarder Kevin Pearce.

Conference Location

Conference Location

Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa

5480 Grand Pacific Drive

Carlsbad, California 92008

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Course Overview

The Annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference is designed to provide a clear understanding of the need for multidisciplinary strategies in the management of patients with brain injuries. A renowned faculty of interdisciplinary specialists will present the latest in research and outcomes from a variety of medical perspectives. A strong emphasis on the need for increased quality, efficiency, and value in response to health care reform will be a consistent theme throughout the course as we continue our quest for excellence in brain injury treatment and rehabilitation.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of brain injury and its resultant impairments, disability, and psychosocial impact.
  • Identify neurophysiological mechanisms involved in brain plasticity and their potential application to improving practice and service provision across rehabilitation disciplines.
  • Discuss the life long, post-acute rehabilitation needs of individuals with traumatic brain injuries and the importance of developing long term care plans.
  • Review the latest rehabilitative and assistive technology tools for individuals with traumatic brain injuries.
  • Examine the latest advances in neuroimaging for brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Identify current robotic technologies in the role of brain injury rehabilitation. 
  • Evaluate cutting-edge neurosurgical interventions for brain injury rehabilitation.

Accreditation and Disclosures

Accreditation and Disclosures

American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

This course is offered for up to 1.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area). 

Partial credit hours will be given.



Physicians

Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Board of Registered Nursing

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15199 for 7.5 Contact Hours on Friday, March 8, 2019 and 8.5 Contact Hours on Saturday, March 9, 2019. This certificate must be retained by licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course concludes.


This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886525596-3026) for 12.5 continuing education contact hours.

Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCM)

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 12.75 CE contact hour(s). Activity code: C00036077 Approval Number: 190000603


To claim these CEs, log into your CCMC Dashboard at www.ccmcertification.org.

Athletic Trainers 

Scripps Health (BOC AP#: P8506) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 12.75 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.


This course is approved for 1.3 AOTA CEUs or 13 contact hours by The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, prod­ucts, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME Accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa
5480 Grand Pacific Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Event details
Date Time
Fri, Mar 8th, 2019 - Sat, Mar 9th, 2019 7:30 am - 5:15 pm