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Overview of Neurodiagnostic Procedures and Neurological Effects of Acquired Brain Injury

  • 12 Oct 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • UMASS Medical School Campus, Amphitheater/4th Floor, 333 South St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545



In this half-day training, participants will learn the pathophysiological mechanisms in acquired brain injury and the common acute neurological sequelae of ABI, including post-concussion syndrome, seizures, hydrocephalus and cognitive disorders. Late neuropsychiatric effects of ABI (e.g., psychosis, mood disorder and personality change) will also be described and discussed. An overview of neurodiagnostic tests (e.g., EEG, CT, MRI, SPECT, PET, fMRI, and DTI) and approaches to interviewing persons with ABI will also be presented,


Sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts


Presented by Sheldon Benjamin, MD at the University of Massachusetts Medical School campus (Shrewsbury, MA)


Price:

$150.00 for BIA-MA members

$175.00 for non-members, 3.5 CEs


To learn more about this training, including other discipline-specific CE information click here or contact Beth Pusey, Education Manager, at 508-475-0032.


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