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5th Annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference
The Schaetzel Center
9890 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, California
5th Annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference

Schedule of Presentations:

Friday, March 26, 2010
07:30:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Welcome & Educational Overview Michael A. Lobatz
08:15:00 Anatomy, Etiology, Incidence, and Physiological Effects of Brain Injury Michael A. Lobatz
09:00:00 Brain Injury: Trauma Intervention and Acute Medical Management in the ED and ICU Frank J. Coufal
09:45:00 ICU Neurological Protocols: Improving Brain Injury Outcomes Margie Whittaker
10:30:00 Break
10:45:00 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Developing Awareness of Serial Concussive Events Mark McDonough
11:30:00 Panel Discussion / Q&A
12:00:00 Lunch Service & Resource Fair
13:30:00 Brain Injury Model Center: Research Update, Lessons Learned Jeffrey Englander
14:15:00 Racial and Ethnic Differences in Rehabilitation Outcomes for Medicare Patients with Stroke and Brain Injury Anne Deutsch
15:00:00 Break
15:15:00 Communication Syndromes in Mild Brain Injury Arlene T. Kaprisin
16:30:00 Adjourn
Saturday, March 27, 2010
07:30:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Welcome & Introduction Chris Van Gorder
08:15:00 KEYNOTE Lee Woodruff
09:15:00 Effect of Brain Injury on Families: Addressing the Needs 3-5 Years Post Injury Nicole Andreatta
10:00:00 Sexuality after Brain Injury Melissa Sendroy Terrill
10:45:00 Break
11:00:00 Identification of Emotion Perception Deficits after Brain Injury Cristina Bornhofen
11:45:00 Brain Plasticity: Enhancing Rehabilitation through Neuroimaging and Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Felipe Fregni
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Workshops
14:00:00 A. Diagnostics for Vestibular Impairments: Posturography, Electronystagmography and Rotary Chair Ian M. Purcell
14:20:00 B. Impact and Assessment of Visual Deficits in Brain Injury
14:30:00 C. Bilateral Training for Upper Extremity Hemiparesis: Research, Rationale, and Treatment Techniques Mary Ellen Stoykov
14:45:00 D. Worksite Evaluation Jessica J. Martinez
15:00:00 Break
15:15:00 Workshops
15:15:00 E. Intervention for Vision Deficits in Brain Injury Karen E. Love
15:20:00 F. Social Skills in Brain Injury: Treatment of Emotion Perception Deficits Cristina Bornhofen
15:30:00 G. Physical Therapy Assessment and Treatment of Vestibulo-ocular Abnormalities Heather Scott David
16:00:00 H. Community Based Fall Prevention Program Kimberly Bell
16:45:00 Final Adjournment
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