Significant advances are being made in understanding the pathological processes associated with TBI. This presentation will focus on advances made in delineating the biochemical, mechanical and cellular changes associated with brain injury. Additional discussion will focus on existing evidence regarding several controversies in concussion, such as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and treatments including hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).
- Participants will understand the state of knowledge regarding chronic traumatic encephalopathy
- Participants will learn the conflicting evidence pertaining to hyperbaric oxygen therapy for TBI
- Participants will learn the current understanding of long-term risk of neurodegeneration after TBI
About the presenter:
Steven R. Flanagan, MD is a nationally and internationally known expert in TBI and brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Flanagan serves as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU School of Medicine and as Medical Director of the Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU-Langone Medical Center. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. While at Mount Sinai, Dr. Flanagan and his colleagues developed a seamless continuum of care for people with brain injury that remains unique in New York State. Dr. Flanagan is a former member of the BIANYS Board of Directors, and has been honored with the BIANYS Champion of Hope Award.
Registrants will receive 1.5 Social Work Continuing Education contact hours, 1.5 Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) CEUs or a Certificate of Attendance.
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.
BIANYS thanks our Professional Development Series Presenting Sponsor, Goldblatt and Associates, for their support in underwriting this program.