TBICoE: Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence Annual Brain Health Symposium

March 15, 2023

Program Description

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) supports a multi-center network of military treatment facilities and Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers with TBI education and research initiatives. In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month across the Department of Defense, TBICoE will be hosting a virtual Brain Health Symposium in March 2023. This webinar will increase traumatic brain injury awareness and improve healthcare providers’ ability to identify, care for, and treat service members and veterans who are affected by TBI. TBICoE subject matter experts will discuss recent research in TBI cognitive rehabilitation, blast exposure, and mental health recovery. This activity will conclude with best practices for managing mTBI associated sleep disturbances, dizziness, and visual disturbances.

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, optometrists, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, physical therapists, and physical therapist assistants. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe preliminary results from a clinical trial, reflecting efficiency and effectiveness of a cognitive rehabilitation modality.
  2. Describe the mental health needs of patients with chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI) symptoms.
  3. Appraise the access to and utilization of mental health care by service members (SMs).
  4. Analyze the influence of level of resilience on mental health symptoms among service members (SMs) with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) pre- and post-treatment.
  5. Evaluate the impact of mTBI history on mental health symptoms, both pre- and post-treatment.
  6. Outline the future direction of blast research.
  7. Identify treatments for insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders restless legs. syndrome, parasomnias, and insufficient sleep syndrome following concussion.
  8. Recognize commonly encountered post-acute mTBI dizziness and visual disturbances.

Additional Information

Live in person COPE Course ID #: 
83647-NO
Live in person COPE Activity/Event #: 
125664
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 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 6.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 6.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 6.00 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 6.00 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 Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 6.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 06723. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 0.6 CEUs, intermediate, OT service delivery, professional issues, foundational knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 6.00 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 6.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 6.00 APTA
    American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 0.6 APTA CEUs. The assignment of APTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by APTA. APTA CEUs are accepted by most state PT licensing boards. Learners are encouraged to check with their local chapter or state board to ensure that they accept APTA accredited courses for licensure renewal.
  • 6.00 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 6.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 83647-NO
    COPE Activity/Event #: 125664
  • 6.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J7 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. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 6.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 6.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 6.00 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 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
03/08/2023
Course expires: 
03/29/2023
Event starts: 
03/15/2023 - 10:30am EDT
Event ends: 
03/15/2023 - 5:30pm EDT

Dr. Rosemay Remigio-Baker.
Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Dr. Jason Bailie.
Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Dr. Ida Babakhanyan.
Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Miriam Roth.
Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Shannon Glinski.
Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Casey Becker.
Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 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 6.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 6.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 6.00 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 6.00 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 Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 6.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 06723. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 0.6 CEUs, intermediate, OT service delivery, professional issues, foundational knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 6.00 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 6.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 6.00 APTA
    American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 0.6 APTA CEUs. The assignment of APTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by APTA. APTA CEUs are accepted by most state PT licensing boards. Learners are encouraged to check with their local chapter or state board to ensure that they accept APTA accredited courses for licensure renewal.
  • 6.00 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 6.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 83647-NO
    COPE Activity/Event #: 125664
  • 6.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J7 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. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 6.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 6.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 6.00 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 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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