People with brain injuries often suffer from sleep disorders that can impact daytime function, mood, relationships, health and overall well-being. This workshop will address sleep disorders and discuss pharmacological treatments as standard sleep hygiene.
- Understand the function and architecture of normal sleep.
- Learn types of sleep disorders, incidence and their risk factors.
- Understand evaluation, diagnosis and treatment options for sleep disorders.
$25 for Members
$30 for non-members
$77 gets you the webinar plus an individual Membership
About the presenter:
Heidi N. Fusco, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medicine Center. She completed her medical education at New York Medical College, residency training at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Boston Massachusetts, and Brain Injury fellowship at Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Rehabilitation Medicine. She specializes in the care of patients with brain injury at the acute, subacute and outpatient settings. Her practice skills include treating mild to severe brain injury, spasticity, pain, disorders of consciousness, sleep, cognition, mood and behavioral problems.
Registrants will receive 1.5 Social Work Continuing Education contact hours, 1.5 Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) CEUs or a Certificate of Attendance.
The 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.
The Brain Injury Association of New York State thanks our Professional Development Series Presenting Sponsor, Goldblatt and Associates, for their support in underwriting this program.