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Webinar – Concussions:Controversies and Updates

November 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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BIANYS is excited to announce an upcoming webinar in our series of professional development programs designed to provide insight and information to professionals.

Concussions: Controversies and Updates
Presented by: Emerald Lin , MD
Wed, November 15, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

Recognizing the different clinical presentations and mechanisms are of paramount importance for successful management of a concussion. However, gaps exist in understanding the mechanism and clinical presentation of concussion. Many practices have a difficulty in implementing an interdisciplinary model of care. Dr. Lin will review the recent Berlin Consensus Statement guidelines and recommendations, and discuss the opposing viewpoints.

Webinar attendees will be able to identify different mechanisms of injury and different types of clinical presentation of concussion; identify risk factors for persistent symptoms and possible signs of overlapping factors unrelated to the original injury; become familiar with the Berlin Consensus Statement; and learn about emerging research studies supporting contradictory viewpoints to the Consensus Statement.

About the presenter:

Dr. Emerald Lin is the Assistant Attending Physiatrist at the Hospital for Special Surgery in the Physiatry Department and the residency site director for the NYP and Kessler residents rotating through HSS. Her clinical and research interests are in concussions, both from sports and blasts, and in spasticity. Dr.  Lin received her MD degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. She completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and then fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in NJ. She is board certified in brain injury and physi­cal medicine and rehabilitation.

Registrants will receive 1.5 Social Work Continuing Education contact hours, 1.5 Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) CEUs or a Certificate of Attendance.

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Donation Total: $30.00

Brain Injury Association of New York State, Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0359.


November 15, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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The Brain Injury Association of New York State is a statewide non-profit membership organization that provides advocacy and support to individuals with brain injuries and their family members.