This course is designed to provide a clear understanding of the need for multidisciplinary strategies in the management of patients with brain injuries.
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, California
- Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide (PDF, 120 KB)
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 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.
Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credits for nurses, therapists, and other health care professionals 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.
- Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
- San Diego, CA 921091441 Quivira Road
|Fri, May 8th, 2020 - Sat, May 9th, 2020||7:30 am - 5:15 pm|