Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22, 2019
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019
    • 07:30 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Friday, March 22, 2019
    • 07:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Location

Anchorage Downtown Marriott
820 West 7th Avenue
Anchorage
AK
99501
United States

Cost Range

$125.00 to $425.00 (depending on options)

Host and Instructor

Host: Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor: Keynote and session speakers

Credits

C.E. Credit for North Star CME: 12.00
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of North Star Behavioral Health and the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development. North Star Behavioral Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
C.E. Credit for Nursing - Contact Hours: 13.25
This nursing CE activity is jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association, the Alaska Brain Injury Network, and the University of Alaska Anchorage/Alaska Training Cooperative. The Alaska Nurses Association (AaNA) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours will be awarded for participation in this activity

Description

This is a two-day, multi-track conference on traumatic and acquired brain injury (TABI) featuring national and local experts discussing concussion management, neurobehavioral aspects of TABI and screening tools. Participants will attend general presentations and will select a training track for their specific area of expertise. General sessions will offer insight into living with a brain injury, the landscape of brain injury in Alaska and who's who in brain injury rehabilitation.



Three separate tracks available. Make your selection in the registration process.

Medical Provider Track (CMEs and Nursing CE Hours Available) will cover the identification, treatment and management of brain injury through new protocols, testing and treatment methods, enabling medical providers to become more proficient and confident in helping their brain injured patients return to their lives. The registration fee for the two-day medical track is $425.
For more information contact Dr. Sherry Lentfer, dr.slentfer@katmaieye.com.

Support Professional Track (CMEs and Nursing CE Hours Available) will help professionals working with brain injured Alaskans be more effective and confident addressing neurobehavioral symptoms and substance use following brain injury, why and when to have a neuropsychological evaluation, and the impact of nutrition and diet following brain injury. Other courses in this track include brain injury in the criminal justice system, returning to work following a brain injury and training on the Ohio State TBI Screening Tool. The registration fee for the two-day Support Professional Track is $200. For more information contact Julie Davies, jdavies@alaskabraininjury.net.

Concussion Identification and Referral Management Certificate Track designed specifically for coaches, assistant coaches and athletic trainers. Please click here for more information and to register for this one-day training track. The registration fee for the one-day Certificate track is $35. For more information contact Dr. Sherry Lentfer, dr.slentfer@katmaieye.com.

CEs and Nursing CE Hours. Requirements: This nursing CE activity is jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and the Alaska Brain Injury Network. To qualify for CEs and Nursing CE hours you are required to submit an evaluation of the training (will be available at the end of the Day 2), check in each morning, after the lunch break, and check out in the afternoon in order to qualify for credits. Please make your selection during the registration process.

For a detailed agenda of all three tracks, please go to the Alaska Brain Injury Network website.