Mapping the Road to Recovery after Brain Injury: Addressing Cognitive Challenges

MossRehab Brain Injury Center 2013 Conference

Save the date:  Friday, October 11, 2013, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2299

Intended audience:Case Managers, Social Workers, Rehab Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Psychologists and Recreational Therapists

Presentation Overview:Cognitive changes are the most salient and under-recognized features of Traumatic Brain Injury, regardless of severity.  This one-day conference will discuss the neuroanatomical reasons for these changes and the clinical decision-making and interventions needed to mitigate these disabling features.  The adaptations for successful management of brain injury are discussed as well as the importance of advocacy from patients, families and providers, to ensure access to quality brain injury care.

Program Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, the participant will:

  1. Describe common cognitive difficulties seen after a traumatic brain injury and strategies for screening, evaluation and treatment.
  2. Recognize the long-term process of adaptation required for effective management of cognitive changes over the life span.
  3. Incorporate knowledge of cognitive disabilities and the educational needs of patients and caregivers when planning a course of intervention.

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Disclosures: Click here for Speaker Disclosures

NOTE:  There has been a change in speaker for the afternoon session Care Management Track B1:   "Cognitive Challenges After Brain Injury:  The Importance of Early Detection".  Deb Petrone, MA/CCC-SLP, Inpatient Speech Therapy Supervisor, MossRehab will present with M. Lynn Grahame, MSW/LSW, Social Worker, Care Manager, MossRehab.

Also, ASHA course level has been changed to Introductory.

Course Level:  Intermediate

Cost: $125

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For more information, please contact Sheila Wallace at 215-663-6457 or email her at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Requirement for successful course completion:Satisfactory completion of the continuing education units consist of full attendance with monitored sign in/out forms and completion of course feedback form that includes self assessment of learning outcomes.

Continuing Education Credits:

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are pending approval through the American Therapeutic Recreation Association. ATRA has been reviewed and approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Provider #: 406

The National Association of Social Workers – Pennsylvania Chapter has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), marriage and family therapists (Section 48.36) and professional counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.  5.5 CEs will be awarded for the completion of this course (attendees from New Jersey and Delaware are also eligible).

This program has been submitted to Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy and New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 5.5 contact hours.

This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 5.5 clock hour(s).

Einstein Healthcare Network is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Einstein Healthcare Network maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Einstein Healthcare Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MossRehab is an American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. approved provider of continuing education. This course is offered for 0.55 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.  AOTA Educational level Intermediate, Category 1:  Domain of OT, Category 2:  Occupational Therapy Process.

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This course is offered for 0.55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).