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Saturday, November 12, 2022
UPMC Mercy, Clark Auditorium
1300 Locust Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
*Option to attend virtually via Microsoft Teams
According to the National Institute for Injury Prevention and Control, approximately 1.4 million people sustain a brain injury every year. It is estimated that nearly 2% (5.3 million) of the United States population needs assistance and/or lifelong care due to traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the National Institutes of Health, there are more than 795,000 strokes each year in the U.S., and strokes cause more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease.
Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation will address, through lectures and discussion, the treatments and strategies employed at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute. Conference goals are in line with the missions of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute to advance health, expand knowledge, and improve care through research, teaching rehabilitation services, and medical care.
Learners will be able to:
Who Should Attend
This course is intended for physiatrists/physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, case managers, social workers, fellows, and residents involved with the acute care and rehabilitation of persons with brain injury.
Continuing Education Credit
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7 contact hours.
This program is offered for 7 CE hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education accredited school and therefore a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LMFT, and LPC biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 346-8044.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The University of Pittsburgh is an ASHA CE approved provider. This course is approved for 7 ASHA CEUs. ASHA participants must attend the entire event in order to receive credit.
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Occupational Therapy is a pre-approved provide of continuing education in Pennsylvania. This course is approved for 7 Contact Hours.
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Physical Therapy is a pre-approve provider of Continuing Education in Pennsylvania. This course is approved for 7 units of General Access CEUs.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UPMC Rehabilitation Institute
UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences