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.
  • Integrate new developments in science and medicine into practice for brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Utilize multidisciplinary strategies for the management of psychological and behavioral problems common to brain injury including behavior management. 
  • 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.
  • Discuss the unique needs and approaches for pediatric brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Improve quality of life for brain injury survivors and their caregivers by connecting them with community resources.
  • Create networking opportunities and build partnerships with key brain injury researchers, clinicians, and prevention professionals.

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.


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

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