Brain Injury and Behavioral Health Needs

BHECN is partnering with Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska for this two-part enduring webinar series:

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The Intersection of Brain Injury and Behavioral Health Needs is a two-part webinar series that will provide an overview of brain injuries, how to screen for them, and the effects of physical and emotional trauma on the brain. The unique symptoms, needs, and treatments for individuals with brain injuries are discussed. Peggy Reisher, the Executive Director of the Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska and Dr. Matthew Garlinghouse of UNMC's Department of Neurological Sciences present.

Release Date: June 10, 2020 
Expires: June 9, 2021

TARGET AUDIENCE 

Physicians, psychologists, advanced practice providers, and nurses 

Method of Completion 

In order to receive credit/contact hours, you must complete these additional steps for each enduring material prior to the activity expiration date: 

CREDIT 

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

These enduring materials have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) through the joint providership of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education (UNMC CON CNE) (provider), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education (UNMC CCE), and Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN).  

CID 45626 

Brain Injury, the Invisible Injury 

The estimated time to complete this enduring material is 60 minutes.  

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to: 

  1. Define brain injury and a way to recognize brain injury through use of a screening tool. 
  2. Describe the difference and overlap between symptoms of brain injury, cognitive disabilities, and mental illness. 
  3. Identify alternative responses in meeting the unique needs of those with brain injury in the behavioral health system. 

Peggy Reisher, MSW and Matthew Garlinghouse, PhD have nothing to disclose. 

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity is provided for 1.0 contact hour under ANCC criteria.  

 

PowerPoint Slides: Brain Injury The Invisible Injury

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CID 45627 

How Trauma Affects the Brain  

The estimated time to complete this enduring material is 60 minutes.  

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to: 

  1. Describe the lasting changes in the brain associated with physical and emotional trauma to the brain. 
  2. Explore the impact of traumatic experience on development, memory, learning, attachment, health, and social skills 
  3. Describe the ways to manage the effects of injury to the brain.
 Matthew Garlinghouse, PhD has nothing to disclose. 

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity is provided for 1.0 contact hour under ANCC criteria.

 

PowerPoint Slides: How Trauma Affects the Brain

Claim Credit Here 

 

peggy_reisher_photo.jpgPeggy Reisher, MSW has worked in the field of brain injury for over 25 years.  She helped establish the Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska (BIA-NE) in 2009 and became the executive director in July 2013. BIA-NE’s mission is to create a better future for all Nebraskans through brain injury prevention, education, advocacy, and support. Prior to working for the Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, she spent 14 years on the traumatic brain injury unit at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb. 

Reisher has a bachelor's degree in social work from UNK and a master’s degree in social work from UNO.  Reisher is currently the president-elect of the United States Brain Injury Alliance and on the Munroe Meyer Institute Board of Directors.


matthew-garlinghous_photo_cropped.jpgMatthew A. Garlinghouse completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Dakota.  He completed his APA approved internship and fellowship in Neuropsychology and Neuroimaging at Dartmouth Medical School (now Geisel School of Medicine).  

He is an assistant professor of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  He works as a full-time Clinical Neuropsychologist evaluating patients with epilepsy, CNS cancer and brain injury.  His research projects involve the assessment of survivors of intimate partner violence for brain injury.

DISCLOSURE DECLARATION 

As a provider accredited by ACCME, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation must ensure balance, objectivity, independence, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Faculty are encouraged to provide a balanced view of therapeutic options by utilizing either generic names or the trade names of several to ensure impartiality. 

All speakers, planning committee members and others in a position to control continuing medical education content participating in a University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, and American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation activity are required to disclose relationships with commercial interests. A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Disclosure of these commitments and/or relationships is included in these course materials so that participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments in interpreting its content and evaluating its recommendations. 

This enduring material may include presentations in which faculty may discuss off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments not yet FDA-approved. Participants should note that the use of products outside currently FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for FDA-approved indications. 

All materials are included with the permission of the authors. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and are not to be construed as those of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, or American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

The following indicates the disclosure declaration information and the nature of those commercial relationships.  

FACULTY AND PLANNING COMMITTEE DISCLOSURES 

The following faculty** and planning committee members have no financial relationships to disclose. 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT 

These enduring materials are not supported by any commercial or financial interests. 

For questions regarding credit, please contact Bailey Wrenn, MA  bailey.wrenn@unmc.edu  

or 402-559-5145.