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2018 Brain Injury Conference for Professionals

Ingleside Hotel – Pewaukee, Wisconsin

October 26, 2018


Provided by the Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin and The University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP)

 Registration and additional Information can be found by clicking here.

Intended Audience and Scope of Practice:

This CE (continuing education) activity is intended for nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social workers, therapists, researchers working in the field of brain injury, and other interested members of the healthcare team.

Statement of Need and Purpose:

The Center for Disease Control estimates that 2.5 million Americans experience a brain injury each year. Mild traumatic brain injury is one of the most common neurological disorders. Brain injury research continually generates evidence leading to new insights, and treatment and management options, creating a practice gap among healthcare professionals.

Elements of Competence:

This CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialities areas of medical knowledge, Institute of Medicine areas of patient-centered care and evidence-based medicine, and the Interprofessional and Nursing area of interprofessional communication.

Learning Objectives:

Following this conference, learners will be able to:

  • Explain treatment options available to people affect by brain injury, how to access them, and make the best use of them.
  • Apply best practices to their clinical practice.
  • Describe the lifelong challenges that affect a person with a brain injury.

Accreditation Statement

 Jointly Accredited Provider TM

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership and the Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00 ANCC and Iowa contact hours.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. A copy of the evaluation(s) may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th St., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .50 CEUs or 5.00 hours.

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Full faculty disclosure will be made in the activity handout materials.

*The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact info@icep.wisc.edu.