Continuing Education Information

This continuing education activity is provided through collaboration between the International Brain
Injury Association (IBIA) and AffinityCE. This activity provides continuing education credit for physicians,
nurses, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, rehabilitation
counselors, case managers, and speech language professionals. A statement of participation is available
to other attendees.

Learning Objectives


At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Review research data and best practices specifying approaches and key components contributing to
successful community reintegration after brain injury and assess how this information impacts their
services and supports.
• Identify key components of evidence-based treatment of mild traumatic injury and review the
relevant pathophysiological aspects of mild traumatic brain injury.
• Identify and examine various forms of treatment and services including an integrated approach to
rehabilitation and school integration/reintegration.
• Review the incidence of comorbid cervical acceleration injury occurring with concussion/traumatic
head/brain injury.
• Explain the challenges related to integrating novel technology into brain injury rehabilitation.
• Review the perspectives about pediatric acquired brain injury and its treatment.
• Review structural neuroimaging and arrive at cognitive and behavioral outcomes after pediatric TBI.

Disclosures

AffinityCE staff, IBIA staff, as well as planners and reviewers have no relevant financial or non-financial
interests to disclose. Faculty with disclosures are listed on the program website at
https://www.internationalbrain.org/meetings-and-events/2022-joint-conference-on-braininjury/education-credits


Mitigation of Relevant Financial Relationships


AffinityCE adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing
Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty,
planners, reviewers, or others, are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible
entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the
commencement of the activity.

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and IBIA. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AffinityCE designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Occupational Therapists
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and IBIA. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AffinityCE designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Occupational Therapists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Continuing Nursing Education is provided for this program through the joint providership between IBIA and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides a maximum of up to 23 contact hours of continuing nursing education credit.

Physical Therapists

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and IBIA. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AffinityCE designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 23 AMA PRA Category 1
Credits™. Physical Therapists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists
AffinityCE is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for
psychologists. AffinityCE maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity provides up to 23 hours of CE Credit. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. The cost to participate in these CE sessions is included in the registration cost for the Program.

Social Workers
This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers

Speech-Language Professionals

At the end of this activity, speech-language professionals (SLP) should be able to:
1. Identify resources and evaluate treatment options and return to education guidelines for young patients with
acquired brain injury
2. Review the recent updates on diagnosis, prognosis and management of pediatric disorders of consciousness.
3. Review case studies on taking necessary action for children with TBI auditory comprehension, speech output,
reading and writing in TBI patients.
4. Describe the process of using the physical abilities and mobility scale to demonstrate the functional change
after pediatric acquired brain injury.
5. Describe how services can improve the information, training and support families receive about cognitive communication
difficulties following traumatic brain injury.

Rehabilitation Counselors
This activity has been preapproved by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) for up to 23 contact hours.

Case Managers
This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board-certified case managers with up to 23 contact hour(s)

Other Professionals
All other health care professionals completing this continuing education activity will be issued a
statement of participation indicating the number of hours of continuing education credit. This may be
used for professional education CE credit. Please consult your accrediting organization or licensing board
for their acceptance of this CE activity.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was provided for this activity.

Participation Costs
The cost to participate in these CE sessions is included in the registration cost for the Conference.

CME Inquiries

For all CME policy-related inquiries, please contact us at ce@affinityced.com.

How to Earn CE Credit
2022 Joint Conference on Brain Injury

1. Go to the following Web site: ibia.cds.pesgce.com.
2. Select the activity: 2022 Joint Conference on Brain Injury
3. Enter an e-mail address and password to begin setting up your profile. Select “I Forgot My Password”
if you need to reset the password you set up.
4. Verify, correct, or add your information.
5. Proceed to view the content, examine any images and/or multimedia features, and review the
content presented within all the links provided.
6. Proceed and complete the activity evaluation for each session you attend.
7. Upon completing your evaluations, you can download your CE certificate. Your CE record will also be
stored here for later retrieval.
8. The Web site is open for completing your evaluation until October 15, 2022.
9. After the Web site has closed, you can come back to the site at any time to print your certificate, but
you will not be able to add any evaluations.
Please send any customer service requests to cds_support+ibia@affinityced.com.