Brain Injury: A Disability in Disguise

Brain Injury

Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association 11th Annual Education Conference

Brain Injury: A Disability in Disguise

  • April 27, 2016 (7:45 AM - 4:45 PM)
  • Offering 6.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU)
  • $85 for full day seminar with CEUs

  • $50 for full day seminar without CEUs
  • $100 on-site registration

Please register by April 20, 2016

 

Schedule

7:45 - 8:15 - Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30 - Welcome/Opening Comments  (Lisa Morgan, B.A., CTRS, CABIA)

8:30 - 9:30 - "Broccoli and Brain Injury: The Physiologic Mechanism Invovled in Primary and Secondary Traumatic Brain Injury" (Michael Liedke, D.N.P., ACNP-BC, RN - Chattanooga Neurosurgery Group)

9:30 - 10:30 - "Concussion and Biomarkers" (Bradford Mitchell, M.D., CAQSM - Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics)

10:30 - 11:00 Break/Meet with Exhibitors

11:00 - 12:00 Concurrent Breakout Sessions:

  • A: "Domestic Violence and Trauma: The Intersectionality of Domestic Violence and Its Impact on the Brain" (April Wilson, M.S.W. - Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults)
  • B: "Social Isolation After Brain Injury: Living the New Normal" (Panel - Gina DelGardo, Ph.D., Moderator - Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation)
  • C: "Family System After Traumatic Brain Injury" (Tana Hall, M.Ed., LPC- Shepherd Center)

12:00 - 12:45 - Lunch

12:15 - 12:45 - "Can I Ask You One More Thing?" (Julie Edwards - WRCB Television)

12:45 - 1:00 - Break/Meet with Exhibitors

1:00 - 2:00 - "Optimizing Neuro-recovery in Brain Injury: Treatment Today and in the Future" (Thomas Davis, M.D. (Chattanooga Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital)


2:00 - 3:00 - "Neuro-opthalmic Manifestations of Brain Injury" (Dennis Matzkin, M.D. (Allied Eye)

3:00 - 3:30 - Break/Meet with Exhibitors

3:30 - 4:30 - Concurrent Breakout Sessions:

  • A: "Mapping the Brain for Spasticity" (Susan Barlow, D.P.T., Ph.D., NCS - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
  • B: "Brain Injury and Aging: Its Impact on Attention in Everyday Routine Activities" (Amanda Clark, Ph.D. (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
  • C: "Making Important Decisions After Brain Injury: A Primer on Capacity and Competency" (Christopher Young, Ph.D., ABPP-CN - Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation)

4:30 - 4:45 - Wrap-up/Evaluations

 

Target Audience: Providers, Survivors of Brain Injury, Family and Friends

6.5 hours of CEU's are being provided through the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Register here using PayPal.  For exhibiting, or for any other questions, click here to email Lisa Morgan