Military Acute Concussion Evaluation 2 (MACE 2)

Program Description

  • The goal of the traumatic brain injury (TBI) MACE 2 Provider Training is to distinguish high level changes in the Military Acute Concussion Evaluation 2 (MACE 2) including specific updates and evidence to support the changes. These changes include an expanded assessment by the addition of the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS), cervicogenic symptoms and enhanced balance assessment. The provider training will also show how the MACE 2 improves the current standard of care for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) management.
  • The MACE 2 incorporates improved concussion assessment based upon evidence based research and best clinical practices.
  • Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, medics and other health care professionals should attend the trainings.
  • These 3 hour training course will be facilitated at the local Medical Treatment Facility by the Regional Education Coordinator and their designated TBI provider.
  • Didactics, case presentations and return demonstrations comprise the training.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, physician assistants, optometrists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists, and other health care professionals who support/care for U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families.

Learning Objectives

  1. Distinguish high level changes in the Military Acute Concussion Evaluation 2 (MACE 2) including specific updates and evidence to support the changes.
  2. Employ assessment changes including the addition of the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS), cervicogenic symptoms and enhanced balance assessment.
  3. Show how MACE 2 improves the current standard of care for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) management.

 

Disclosure

  • SSG Brandon Klinger, AEMT has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity; or presenter(s) must disclose the type of affiliation/financial interest (e.g. employee, speaker, consultant, principal investigator, grant recipient) with company name(s) included.
  • Kendra Jorgensen-Wagers, Ph.D has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity; or presenter(s) must disclose the type of affiliation/financial interest (e.g. employee, speaker, consultant, principal investigator, grant recipient) with company name(s) included.
  • Claudia M. Roberts, OTR/L has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity; or presenter(s) must disclose the type of affiliation/financial interest (e.g. employee, speaker, consultant, principal investigator, grant recipient) with company name(s) included.
  • Casey Becker, BSN, RN, CBIS has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity; or presenter(s) must disclose the type of affiliation/financial interest (e.g. employee, speaker, consultant, principal investigator, grant recipient) with company name(s) included.
  • Tina Dang Aldana, MA, OD, FAAO has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity; or presenter(s) must disclose the type of affiliation/financial interest (e.g. employee, speaker, consultant, principal investigator, grant recipient) with company name(s) included.
  • The views expressed in this presentation are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of Defense (DoD), nor the U.S. Government.
  • This continuing education activity is managed and accredited by the Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office (DHA J-7 CEPO). DHA J-7 CEPO and all accrediting organizations do not support or endorse any product or service mentioned in this activity.
  • DHA J-7 CEPO staff, as well as activity planners and reviewers have no relevant financial or non-financial interest to disclose.
  • Commercial support was not received for this activity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 3.00 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 3.000.3 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
  • 3.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 3.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #:
    COPE Activity/Event #:
  • 3.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 3.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 3.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 3.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA J-7 CEPO. DHA J-7 CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
  • 3.00 Physical Therapists (ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit)
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. Physical Therapists will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physical Therapists may receive a maximum of 3.00 hours for completing this activity.
Course opens: 
08/29/2019
Course expires: 
10/04/2019
Rating: 
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Ramstein Air Base
Ramstein-Miesenbach, RP
Germany

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA J-7 CEPO. DHA J-7 CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 3.00 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 3.000.3 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
  • 3.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 3.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #:
    COPE Activity/Event #:
  • 3.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 3.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 3.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 3.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA J-7 CEPO. DHA J-7 CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
  • 3.00 Physical Therapists (ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit)
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. Physical Therapists will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physical Therapists may receive a maximum of 3.00 hours for completing this activity.
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