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13th Annual Current Concepts in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference

November 12, 2022

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.

Learning Objectives

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:

  1. Understand the system of care for individuals with brain injury.
  2. Articulate the differences between different specific care settings.
  3. Recognize common sequelae of TBI and management strategies.
  4. Understand the utility of brain injury consultation services in the acute care hospital.

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.

Physician (CME)

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.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7 contact hours.

Social Work

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.

Presented By

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute 

UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

More Information

To learn more about this conference, please see the event flyer.