2019 6th Annual Brain Institute: Returning to Life

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22, 2019
Day 1:
Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 07:30 AM until 05:00 PM
Day 2:
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 07:30 AM until 05:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Location Name
Anchorage Downtown Marriott
820 West 7th Avenue
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range
$125.00 to $425.00 (depending on options)

Host And Instructor

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Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Keynote and session speakers


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

Training Overview Description

The Alaska Brain Injury Network and The Alaska Training Cooperative are pleased to present this outstanding educational opportunity. We have an impressive line up of national and local experts in the field of brain injury and three specialized training tracks to choose from. This is a two-day conference on traumatic and acquired brain injury (TABI) featuring national and local experts discussing concussion management, neurobehavioral aspects of TABI and screening tools.

Please Read all the Information on this Page.
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.

For questions about conference fees or content, please contact Julie Davies, jdavies@alaskabraininjury.net

Event-specific Details

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.

Traumatic Brain Injury
Chronic Alcoholism and Other Substance Related Disorders
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
Aging/Alzheimers and Other Dementia
All Tribal Services/Tribal Government
All Substance Abuse
All Senior Services
All Public Safety
All Education K-12 & Postsecondary faculty, staff, and students
All Direct Support Services/Care Givers
All Child Welfare
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Administrative Support Services

Registration Information

Accommodations. Take advantage of the Discounted Room Rate at the Anchorage Downtown Marriott. Register early as there is a limited number of rooms. Call for 907-279-8000.

Meals. Lunch will be provided each day.

Training Access Funds. The application is available on the Alaska Brain Injury Network website. Click here to apply for financial assistance to attend the Brain Institute. To complete the form online you may need to download Adobe Reader, https://get.adobe.com/reader/.

Registration closes on Monday, March 18. There can be no changes in registration after March 18.

For technical assistance with registration or payment, please contact AKTC Technical Support, 907-264-6244, support@aktclms.org.

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