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.
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.