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ABI Clinical Continuing Education Series

ABI Clinical Continuing Education Series - This training series was developed in collaboration with experts in the field of brain injury to enhance the knowledge, expertise, and skills of providers working with brain injury survivors. Continuing Education Credits are available for professionals in certain fields.

Venue: UMASS Medical School Campus, Amphitheater/4th Floor, 333 South St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Who should attend?

Audiologists Case Managers Certified Brain Injury Specialists
Family Counselors Mental Health Clinicians Neuropsychologists
Nurses Occupational Therapists Physical Therapists
Psychologists Rehabilitation Counselors Social Workers
Speech/Language Pathologists    
Program Directors/Managers of residential, day and other programs that serve persons with ABI.

FALL ABI CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES - SAVE THE DATES

ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Date & Time: October 3&4, 2018, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: UMass Medical South Street Campus, Shrewsbury, MA
Faculty: Francesca LaVecchia, Ph.D.
Description of Training: This two-day training will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of ABI, its potential long-term consequences, and recommended interventions.
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OVERVIEW OF NEURODIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND NEUROLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ABI
Date & Time: October 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: UMass Medical South Street Campus, Shrewsbury, MA
Faculty: Dr. Sheldon Benjamin
Description of Training: In this half-day training, participants will learn the pathophysiological mechanisms in acquired brain injury and the common acute neurological sequelae of ABI, including post-concussion syndrome, seizures, hydrocephalus and cognitive disorders.
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Please continue to check www.biama.org/education for our most up to date course schedules, registration instructions, and continuing education information.


How to obtain your Continuing Education Credits: Professionals must sign in, attend the full training, and sign out at the end of the day. Evaluations must be submitted to receive continuing education credits.
A certificate showing hours attended will be awarded to all participants.

Grievance Policy: Commonwealth Educational Seminars seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to CES, 1020 Osterville West Barnstable Rd, Marstons Mills, MA 02648. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact Commonwealth Educational Seminars at (800) 376-3345.

Accommodations for the differently abled: Commonwealth Educational Seminars’ training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact: education@biama.org.

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Questions? Contact the Education Department at education@biama.org or call 508-475-0032.