This course is designed to provide a clear understanding of the need for multidisciplinary strategies in the management of patients with brain injuries.
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.
After attending this live internet activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the epidemiology of brain injury and its resultant impairments, disability, and psychosocial impact.
- Define multidisciplinary strategies for the management of psychological and behavioral problems common to brain injury.
- 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.
Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Scripps Health designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15199 for 9 Contact Hours. No partial hours will be given.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified Program (AANPCP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
PAs may claim a maximum of 7.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
Additional credits will also be available.
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.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The ADA protects the rights of qualified individuals with disabilities not to be excluded from participating in and benefiting from Scripps Conference Services & CME activities. It is the policy of Scripps Conference Services & CME to fully comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state and federal laws relating to the rights of persons with disabilities.
Assessment of Special Needs and Legal Considerations
Please indicate any special needs (including dietary restrictions). Special requests will be considered and accommodated in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
All requests for assistance will be evaluated by the Director of Scripps Conference Services & CME in collaboration with the Scripps Legal and Compliance departments to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Date and time
Sat, Jun 05, 2021 at 1:30 pm