30th Annual Conference on Brain Injury

Wisconsin Dells, WI US
April 23, 2018 to April 24, 2018

Course Overview

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership and the Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin is pleased to invite you to attend our annual conference. The conference is dedicated to bringing learners the opportunity to increase their knowledge about brain injury, specifically in the areas of best clinical practices, theoretical paradigms, research, and functional treatment applications in various clinical settings. The content is relevant to all healthcare providers that work with brain injury survivors, brain injury survivors and their caregivers and families.

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to change learner knowledge and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, working in interdisciplinary teams, patient-centered care, and evidence based medicine, and the nursing competencies of roles/responsibilities and interprofessional communication.

This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies roles/responsibilities and interprofessional communication.

Practice Gaps and Needs

The Center for Disease Control estimates that 2.5 million Americans experience a brain injury each year. Spurred on by recent military conflicts and a spotlight on sports concussions among other reasons, brain injury research continually generates new insights and new treatment options, creating a practice gap among healthcare professionals.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social workers, therapists and researchers working in the field of brain injury. It is also designed for brain injury survivors and their caregivers and families.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Describe lifelong challenges that affect a person with a brain injury
  • Explain treatment options available to people affected by brain injury, how to access them, and make the best use of them
  • Apply best practices for brain injury treatment as members of the healthcare team
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 10.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 10.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Course opens: 
01/26/2018
Course expires: 
12/12/2018
Event starts: 
04/23/2018 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
04/24/2018 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$235.00

Monday, April 23, 2018

Presentation topics and Presenters/Moderators

AM PM 
7:30Registration12:10Networking Lunch
8:15Welcome1:00Concurrent Session 2
8:30Keynote - Injury, Rehab and Recovery: A Patient’s View
Brice Dzubinski
 
  1. Behavioral Dyscontrol (part 1)
    Robert Karol, PhD
  2. TBI Five and Ten Years Post-Injury For Survivors and Families
    Jan Heinitz, PhD
  3. Family Panel
    Karl Curtis—Moderator
9:30Break / Exhibits 
9:45Keynote - Brain Injury, Homelessness and Domestic Violence: A Study in Appleton
Panel Featuring Members of BRAIN: Fox Valley
  
11:10Concurrent Session 12:10Concurrent Session 3
 
  1. Relationships and Sexuality Post TBI
    Chastity Krings, CBIS
  2. Neuro-Optometric Treatment of TBI
    Linda Dejmek, OD
  3. Brain Injury 101
    Nathan D Glassman PhD, ABN, ABPP
 
  1. Behavioral Dyscontrol (part 2)
    Robert Karol, PhD
  2. Setting Up a Home Post-TBI
    Chris Patterson, MSW
  3. Survivors Panel
    Karl Curtis—Moderator
  3:10Break / Exhibits
  3:25Keynote - Traumatic Brain Injury: Lessons from Drosophilia
David Wassarman, PhD

 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Presentation topics and Presenters/Moderators

8:00Continental Breakfast / Welcome
8:30Keynote - Adverse Academic Effects of Concussion in Children & Adolescents: Support in the Classroom and Beyond
Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, APRN, CNE
9:45Break / Exhibits
10:00Concurrent Session 4
  1. Neuropsychological Assessment
    Sarah E. Porter, PsyD
  2. Brain Injury 201: Beyond Basics
    Terry Young, PsyD 
  3. Grief and Loss After TBI
    Robert Karol, PhD
11:15Keynote—Post TBI Headache
 Benjamin Siebert, MD

PROGRAM CHANGES

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

Wilderness Resort and Conference Center
511 E Adams
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
United States
+1 (800) 867-9453

CONFERENCE HOUSING

A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference site, the Wilderness Resort. Please call the hotel directly (1-800-867-9453) to arrange accommodations. To receive the special rate of $99.99 (plus tax and $19.95 per night resort fee), please mention GROUP CODE: 648508 when making your reservation. The block of rooms will be held on a first-come, first-serve basis until April 2, 2018. Rates are not guaranteed for reservations made after April 2, 2018 or in the event that the block of rooms is filled.

CONFERENCE ATTIRE

Business causal attire is appropriate for this conference. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jecket to the educational event.

DISTINGUISHED PRESENTERS

Linda M. Dejmek, OD, FCOVD
Neuro-Optometrist for Visual Rehabilitation
A B See Vision Therapy Center
Appleton, WI

Nathan D Glassman PhD, ABN, ABPP
Neuropsychologist
Glassman Neuropsychology Associates LLC
West Allis, WI

Brice Dzubinski, JD

Jan Heinitz, PhD
Psychologist
Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, WI

Robert Karol, PhD, LP, ABPP, CBIST
President
Karol Neuropsychological Service and Consulting
Eden Prairie, MN

Chastity Krings, CBIS
Program Manager
Reality Unlimited, LLC
Eau Claire, WI

Christopher Patterson, MSW
Owner
Night Owl Support Systems, LLC
Oregon, WI

Sarah E. Porter, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
Madison Neuropsychological Services, LLC
Madison, WI

Benjamin Siebert, MD
Pain Management Specialist
Neuroscience Group
Wausau, WI

Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, APRN, CNE
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

David Wassarman, PhD
Director—Medical Genetics
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Terry Young, PsyD
Consulting Neuropsychologist/Faculty
New Life Resources/Marquette University/DaySpring Rehabilitation
Milwaukee, WI

BRAIN—Fox Valley
Jillian Schuh, PsyD
Kathleen Connolly
Diane Mandler
Lisa Moen

Family Panelists
Karl Curtis - Moderator
Chastity Krings
Kathy Hannis

Survivor Panelists
Karl Curtis - Moderator
Chris Hannis
Joshua Krings

Planning Committee

Karl Curtis, BA
The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin - Chair

Caroline Feller, MS, CBIST
Wellspring of Milwaukee

Jacqueline Kuhl, BA, LPC
Clearview Brain Injury Center

Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN
UW–Madison School of Nursing

Kalli Reinheimer, MSW, CBIS
Nexday Neuro Rehab

Laurie Rumpf, BS, CBIST
Lakeview

Traci Snedden, PHD, RN, APRN, CNE
UW–Madison School of Nursing

Sonja Stoffels, MSSW
Retired

Mary Voegeli, FNP-BC, CRRN, MSN-RN
Medical College of Wisconsin

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosures will be made in the activity materials.

Disclosures will be available prior to the start of the conference.

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider Logo

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER (ANCC) & IOWA BOARD OF NURSING

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 ANCC contact hours and Iowa Board of Nursing contact hours. ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours will be calculated and awarded as appropriate to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses. The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 1.0 continuing education units (CEUs) or 10 hours. 

Available Credit

  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 10.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 10.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Course Information

Course opens: 
01/26/2018
Course expires: 
12/12/2018

Price

Cost:
$235.00
Please login or register to take this course.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2018

REGISTER A BRAIN INJURY SURVIVOR

If you would like to register a brain injury survivor for this conference but do not wish to create an additional account for that person, you can add this product to your cart by clicking the link below. During your registration, please use the Comments Box above to include the attendee's name. Please note that anyone you register using this process will not be able to receive CEUs.

REGISTER BRAIN INJURY SURVIVOR

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellation requests are subject to a processing fee of $50 ($25 for the reduced fee categories). No refunds will by made for cancellations received after April 17, 2018.

CREATING AN ACCOUNT TO REGISTER

When creating an account, if you are not eligible for any of the continuing education credit types indicated, please select "none."

PROGRAM CHANGES

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For conference information or details regarding exhibit booths please contact Karl Curtis at 262-790-9660/608-206-6426 or kcurtis@biaw.org