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Brain injury is a major cause of death and injury worldwide. Causes can include sports injuries, accidents, falls, violence and military exposure to war.
Research indicates that there is a clear link between brain injuries and a number of different serious and debilitating neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
This activity is sponsored by the
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences' Department of Continuing Medical
Education and is made possible by a grant from the American Osteopathic
The Science and Research Behind Brain Injury and Repetitive Head Trauma Jennifer
Hammers, D.O. FCAP, FASCP, Forensic Pathologist, Medical Examiner, Office of Chief Medical Examiner, The City of New York | Read Biography (PDF) | Download CV (PDF)
Office Workup: Mild to Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury John J. Dougherty, D.O., FACOFP, FAOASM, FAODME, FILM Senior Associate Dean, Professor, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Rehabilitation and the Chronic Care of Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Christopher
J. Wolf, DO, FAAPMR, Assistant Professor of Clinical PM&R,
Associate Residency Director, University of Missouri-Columbia, Director
Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Rusk Rehabilitation Center.
At the end of these presentations, participants will be able to:
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, sports medicine physicians, emergency room physicians, neurologists and other health care professionals who are involved in managing patients with brain injury, including rehabilitation and chronic care.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education has approved this activity for 1 credit of AOA Category 1-A CME credit. To receive credit for completing this activity, please complete the pre-test, watch the video and complete the post-test and evaluation. You will receive a certificate electronically and your hour will be reported to the AOA.
Registration fees for participating and receiving AOA Category 1-A credit for this activity are $25 per credit hour.
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