Traumatic Brain Injury Webinar October 12th

Webinar title: Emerging Technologies for Assessment and Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury

When: 1-2:30 p.m. (ET) Oct. 12, 2017

To register:
Sign up for the webinar at http://dcoe.cds.pesgce.com. Please note, registration is required for each webinar regardless if the participant has an existing PESG account. Upon completion of registration, a confirmation email will be sent providing webinar event details.

Once registered, you may use Adobe Connect to attend the webinar. If you have questions or need assistance, please email the DCoE Webinar Team:¬† [email protected]

Summary of presentation:
The surge in traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) sustained by U.S. service members since 2001 has highlighted limitations in the tools used to provide clinical care for this condition. Ongoing research supported by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) and other Department of Defense sponsors seeks to address these limitations through development and evaluation of novel clinical tools. In particular, this presentation will discuss recent advances in the use of eye tracking and virtual reality for assessment and rehabilitation of TBI.

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe key limitations of conventional tools for assessment of TBI.
  • Understand challenges in cognitive and functional rehabilitation of TBI.
  • Identify applications for eye tracking and virtual reality in clinical care for TBI.

Presenter
Mark L. Ettenhofer, Ph.D.
Research Neuropsychologist
Contractor, American Hospital Services Group
DVBIC
Naval Medical Center San Diego

Moderator
Angela G. Basham, MPH, CHES
Regional Education Coordinator
Contractor, General Dynamics Health Solutions
DVBIC
Naval Medical Center San Diego

Continuing Education
This continuing education activity is provided through collaboration between the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) and Professional Education Services Group (PESG). You must register by 3 p.m. (ET) Oct. 12, 2017, to qualify for the receipt of continuing education credit.

The awarding of continuing education credit is limited in scope to health care providers who actively provide psychological health and traumatic brain injury care to U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families.