TBI Global Synapse Town Hall: Your TBI Information Connection

DVBIC Webinar Series: Hot Topics in Traumatic Brain Injury

Date/Time: Nov. 20, 2013; 2:30-4 p.m. (EST)

Materials

Overview

In August 2013, DVBIC presented “Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Global Synapse: A Summit without Borders,” a ground-breaking virtual multidisciplinary training event for the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs and Military Health System health care providers. In this webinar, a panel of presenters will answer selected questions, plus additional questions submitted during the webinar relating to the assessment and screening of TBI; symptom management – pain, headache, sleep disturbance; management of the complex patient; and the role of rehabilitation therapy.

Webinar participants will learn to:

  • Articulate the incidence of mild TBI and persistent post-concussion symptoms
  • Identify evidence-based strategies for symptom management in various clinical settings
  • Discuss resources and education tools used to develop an interdisciplinary treatment plan
  • Explain strategies for patients to overcome obstacles to successful reintegration
  • Promote the expectation of recovery in the acute phase of recovery from concussion

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Presenters

Col. Sidney R. Hinds, M.D., M.C., U.S. Army

National Director
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Silver Spring, Md.

Lt. Cmdr. Cathleen Shields, M.S., CCC-SLP/CBIS, U.S. Public Health Service

Acting Director of Education
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Silver Spring, Md.

Stephanie N. Maxfield-Panker, P.T., Ph.D., DPT, OCS

TBI Program Director (Acting)
Office of the Army Surgeon General, Rehabilitation and Reintegration Division Defense Health Headquarters
Falls Church, Va.

Moderator

Alison Cernich, Ph.D., ABPP

Deputy Director
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
Silver Spring, Md.

Continuing Education

Continuing education is not available for this event.

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Questions

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