11th Annual Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
According to the National Institute for Injury Prevention and Control, approximately 1.4 million people sustain a brain injury every year. It is estimated that nearly 2% (5.3 million) of the United States population is in need of assistance and/or lifelong care due to TBI. According to the National Institutes of Health, there are more than 795,000 strokes each year in the U.S., and strokes cause more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease.
Nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, case managers, physiatrists/physicians, fellows, and residents involved with the acute care and rehabilitation of persons with brain injury are encouraged to attend.
Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation will address, through lectures and discussion, the treatments and strategies employed at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute. Conference goals are in line with the missions of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute to advance health, expand knowledge, and improve care through research, teaching rehabilitation services, and medical care.
7:30am Sign In
7:45am Welcome - Hallie Zeleznik
8am Women & Violence - Dr. Angela Colantonio
9:05am Endocrinology - Dr. Amy Wagner
10:20am Outcomes in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury - Dr. Amit Sinha
11:10am Home Run for Recovery: The Ins and Outs of Adolescent Brain Injury - Dr. Julie Gallagher & Katelyn Kelly
12pm Pediatric Concussion - Dr. Vanessa Fazio & Dr. Nathan Kegel
1:15pm Neuro-oncology - Dr. Romer Orada
2:20pm Exercise Considerations for the Neuro-Oncology Patient - Dr. Frannie Westlake
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 6.50 Attendance
Instructions to Register
Deadline to register is November 5, 2020
All cancellations must be in writing and sent to Jessa Darwin. Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped on/before November 5, 2020 will be refunded in full. No refunds will be made after November 5, 2020. Fee includes:
On or Before October 5
After October 5
Student Tuition: $45 (Student ID must be presented at conference sign in)