2009 BIANH TBI Conference Brochure

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  • 1. THE BRAiN iNjuRy ASSoCiATioN of NEw HAMpSHiRE 26th Annual Brain injury & Stroke Conference Defying ODDs the Keynote Presentation Jason Crigler MarJorie Crigler May 20, 2009 Center of New Hampshire Radisson, Manchester, NH Lead Sponsor ~ Abramson, Brown & Dugan Supporting Sponsor ~ NH Bureau of Developmental Services
  • 2. Keynote Speakers Sponsors: abramson, Brown DeFYing THe oDDs & Dugan How One Man Recovered From a Devastating Stroke with the Help of His Determined Family Crotched Mountain rehabilitation Center Healthbridge Management Healthsouth rehabilitation Jason Crigler MarJorie Crigler Hospital on august 4, 2004, Jason Crigler, one of new York City’s most sought-after guitarists, nH Bureau of suffered an aVM brain hemorrhage during a concert in Manhattan. He was rushed to the hospital where doctors told Jason’s family, “even if he lives through the night, there Developmental won’t be much left of the man you knew.” But Jason’s pregnant wife and the rest of his services family refused to accept the dire prognosis. Convinced that Jason was “in there” his family mounted an intensive and intimate course of rehabilitation that would force Jason’s doctors nH Psychological to reconsider the factors that inspire recovery. in this multimedia presentation, Jason and association his sister Marjorie explain how and why Jason pulled through, and argue that intense family involvement makes the difference in a positive recovery. robin Hill Farm Special Legal presentation Conference Planning Committee: sPonsoreD BY Jill anderson, PT Concord Hospital nicola Beauregard, Ms, PT elliot Hospital Cindy Blaine, Paralegal Jared Green, abramson, Brown & Dugan Esquire 1819 elm street, Manchester, nH Paula Dempsey, Moed lakeview neurorehabilitation Ctr. Jared green joined abramson, Brown & Dugan in 1996. He is a member of the gina england, Ms, CCC-slP new Hampshire Trial lawyers association and the association of Trial lawyers of Healthsouth rehabilitation Hosp. america. He has argued cases before the nH supreme Court, the Maine supreme Kim errico, oT Court and the United states Court Circuit of appeals for the First Circuit. in northeast rehabilitation Hosp. his fifteen years practicing law, Jared has represented a number of brain injury survivors and their families. Diane read Fagan, rn, Bsn, Crrn Mt. ascutney Hosp. & Health Ctr. linda Fecteau, PT Medical Decision-making - Legal and Practical Issues Dartmouth Hitchcock Med. Ctr for Providers, Patients, and Families Presented by: laura Flashman, PhD Dartmouth Hitchcock Med. Ctr. Donald Crandlemire, esq., Crandlemire group Wendi guillette, oTr/l Hon. David D. King, administrative Judge of the new Hampshire Probate Court, Healthsouth rehabilitation Hosp. Mildred laFontaine, MD, Concord neurological associates, Pa., nina Hopkins, oTr/l John Mcintosh, esq., Private Practice Catholic Medical Center Debra Kaufman, CCC-slP a panel, including a neurologist, a probate judge, and attorneys who have nancy laPoint, rn, Bsn represented medical care providers, patients, and their families, will address a Dartmouth Hitchcock Med. Ctr. variety of legal and practical issues relating to patient treatment decisions. Topics susan riley, oT will include: who has authority to make decisions, how can such authority be northeast rehabilitation Hosp. established and demonstrated, and what are the legal obligations of the provider. Connie Thompson, rn, Bsn, Crrn We hope to have a lively discussion incorporating audience questions and Dartmouth Hitchcock Med. Ctr. concerns.
  • 3. Conference at a Glance Level of knowledge Recommended for Attendees: B-Beginner A-Advanced Topic is Geared Towards: SF-Survivor /Family P-Professional E-Everyone Track A Track B Track C Track D Track E Track F Welcome 8:15-8:30 am 8:30-9:30 am Keynote: Defying the Odds: “How one Man recovered From His Devastating stroke With The Help of His Determined Family” Jason Crigler & Marjorie Crigler Alternative Stroke SLP Family/Survivor Therapies Strengthening Strengthening An Introduction and An Introduction and The Benefits of a The Benefits of a Dizziness in Patients Dizziness in Patients Diagnosis and Diagnosis and Rancho Level 4: Rancho Level 4: Support Groups Support Groups Overview of Overview of Telestroke Program Telestroke Program with Brain Injury and with Brain Injury and Treatment of Treatment of Managing Managing Session II Music Therapy Music Therapy Stroke – Implications Stroke – Implications Seizures after Seizures after Aggressive/Agitated Aggressive/Agitated Jeannine Leclerc Jeannine Leclerc Strengthening 9:50 am Barry Gendron, a The Benefits of DO Barry Gendron, DO for Rehab in Patients for Rehab Traumatic Brain Traumatic Brain BehaviorLevel 4: Rancho through Behavior through An Introduction and Dizziness Diagnosis and CameronGroups Support Tease Cameron Tease Shannon Laine, MT-BC Shannon Laine, MT-BC Holly Goodell, MS, Holly Goodell, MS, Kim Nadeau, PT,and Kim Nadeau, PT, Injury and Stroke Injury and Stroke Cognitive Cognitive Overview of Telestroke Program with Brain Injury Treatment of Managing Pete Wilson Pete Wilson to Strengthening CCC-SLP CCC-SLP MS,GCS,CWS MS,GCS,CWS Reconnections4: Reconnections Music Therapy and An Introduction The Benefits of a Stroke – Implications Dizziness in Patients Seizures after Diagnosis and Aggressive/Agitated Rancho Level Brian Bischoff Brian Bischoff JeannineGroups Support Leclerc 10:50 am Kendra Wilson DO Kendra Wilson Barbara Jobst, MD Traumatic BrainMD Barbara Jobst, Gina England, MA, Gina England, MA, Overview of Barry Gendron, Telestroke Program for Rehab Injury and with Brain Treatment of Behavior through Managing Strengthening Strengthening Sue McConchie Sue McConchie Cameron Tease An Introduction and Shannon Laine, and An Introduction Langus, DPT of a The Benefits of a HollyBenefits MS, The Goodell, DizzinessImplications Kim Nadeau,Patients Stroke – in Patients Dizziness in PT, Diagnosisafter Seizures and Diagnosis and Rancho Level 4: Rancho Level 4: Langus, DPT CCC-SLP CCC-SLP Music Therapy MT-BC Injury and Stroke Cognitive Aggressive/Agitated SupportForest Support Groups Sandy Groups Sandy Forest Pete Wilson Jeannine Leclerc Overview of Overview of Telestroke Program CCC-SLP Program Telestroke with Brain Injury and MS,GCS,CWS and for Rehab Injury with Brain Treatment Brain Traumatic of Treatment of Managingthrough Managing Barry Gendron, DO Behavior Reconnections Don Severance BrianSeverance Don Bischoff Cameron Tease Music Therapy MT-BC Music Therapy Stroke – Implications Stroke – Implications SeizuresJobst, MD Barbara after A/E Injury andafter A/E Seizures Stroke Aggressive/Agitated Aggressive/Agitated Shannon Laine, B/E B/E Kendra Wilson B/A/P B/A/P Kim Nadeau, PT, A/PA/P Gina England, A/PA/P Jeannine Leclerc B/E Sue McConchie B/E Holly Goodell, MS, Cognitive MA, Jeannine Leclerc Pete Wilson Barry Gendron, DO Langus, DPT DO Barry Gendron, for Rehab for Rehab Traumatic Brain Traumatic Brain Behavior through CCC-SLPthrough Behavior CCC-SLP MS,GCS,CWS Reconnections Cameron Tease Cameron Tease SandyBischoff Brian Forest Adaptive Sports: MT-BC Shannon Laine, MT-BC Shannon Sports: Adaptive Laine, StrokeGoodell, MS, Holly Goodell, MS, Holly Kim Nadeau, PT, Kim And BPPV – TBI Nadeau, PT, Injury and Stroke Injury and Stroke Cognitive Cognitive StrokeinWilson KendrainChildren: Children: TBI And BPPV – Adolescence and Adolescence and Adult Apraxias: MA, Gina England, The Adult Apraxias: The Survivor Panel Survivor Panel Barbara Jobst, MD Pete Severance Sue Wilson Pete Wilson Don McConchie Session III CCC-SLP CCC-SLP MS,GCS,CWS MS,GCS,CWS A/P Reconnections A/P Reconnections A Not-so-rare and A Not-so-rare and B/E Langus, DPT B/A/P Traumatic Brain A/E B/E Sports as Rehabilitation Sports as Rehabilitation Case Studies Case Studies Traumatic Brain Speech and Motor CCC-SLP Motor Speech and Brian Bischoff SandyBischoff Brian Forest Kendra Wilson Kendra Wilson Injury Jobst, MD Barbara Jobst, MD Barbara Gina England, MA, Gina England, DisconnectionsMA, Facilitator: Diane Facilitator: Diane Frequently Frequently 11:00 am --Gaining Confidence Gaining Confidence Injury Disconnections Sue McConchie Sue McConchie Don Severance Stroke in DPT Event Langus, DPT Langus, Children: CCC-SLP CCC-SLP Read Fagan, RN, B/E Sandy Fagan, RN, Read Forest Unrecognized Event Unrecognized B/A/P and Dignity! and Dignity! Donna Lannan, –MS, TBI AndLannan,MS, Donna BPPV Rodney Chronister, Rodney Chronister, Adaptive Sports: B/E A/P A/E Adult Apraxias:A/P Adolescence and The Survivor Panel Sandy Forest to BSN,Severance Don CRRN BSN, CRRN A Not-so-rare and MD, Jennifer Fraser, PT Jennifer Fraser, PT PT Studies PT Thomas F. Brain Traumatic Frye, Thomas F. Frye, MD MD Sports as Rehabilitation Case Speech and Motor Don Severance Eric F. Grabowski, MD, Eric F. Grabowski, - Gaining Sports: B/EB/E B/A/P B/A/P TBI And BPPV – A/P A/P A/E A/E DisconnectionsA/P Adult England, A/P Facilitator: Diane B/E B/E Panel: Cindy Feiker, Panel: Cindy Feiker, DSci in Children: Stroke PhD PhD Gina England, MA, Gina Apraxias:MA, Frequently 12:00 pm Adaptive Confidence Adolescence and The Survivor Panel Injury DSci Chris Feiker, TBD Chris Feiker, TBD Read Fagan, RN, Ferdinando S. and A Not-so-rare CCC-SLP Motor CCC-SLP Unrecognized Event and Dignity! Sports as Rehabilitation Donna Lannan, MS, Case Studies Traumatic Brain Rodney Chronister, Speech and Ferdinando S. Stroke in Children: Stroke in Children: AdaptiveFraser, PT Jennifer Sports: - Gaining Sports: Adaptive Confidence TBI And BPPV – PT And BPPV – TBI Adolescence and Adolescence and Adult Apraxias: The MD Apraxias: The Adult Survivor Panel Survivor Panel BSN, CRRN Facilitator: Diane Buonanno, MD Frequently MD Buonanno, Thomas F. Frye, Injury Disconnections Eric F. Grabowski, MD, A Not-so-rare and Unrecognized and A Not-so-rare Event Sports as Rehabilitation Sports as Rehabilitation Case Studies MS, Case Studies Traumatic BrainB/E Traumatic BrainB/E Speech and Motor Rodney and Motor Speech Chronister, Panel:Fagan, Feiker, Read Cindy RN, B/E B/A/E B/A/E B/E B/E Donna Lannan, B/P B/P A/P A/P B/E and Dignity! PhD Gina England, MA, DSci Facilitator: Diane Facilitator: Diane Frequently S. Frequently Chris Feiker, TBD -- GainingFraser, PT Jennifer Confidence Gaining Confidence Injury Injury Disconnections Disconnections BSN, CRRN PT Thomas F. Frye, CCC-SLP MD 12:00 pm Ferdinando Eric F. Grabowski, MD, Luncheon Read Fagan, Feiker, Read Fagan, RN,RN, Unrecognized Event Buonanno, MDEvent Unrecognized and Dignity! and Dignity! Donna Lannan, MS, Donna Lannan, MS, Rodney Chronister, Rodney Chronister, Panel: Cindy Chris Feiker, by Sponsored PhD Gina England, MA, DSci BSN, CRRN TBDB/E BSN, CRRN to Jennifer Fraser, PT B/E Jennifer Fraser, PT PT PT Thomas F. Frye, Thomas F. Frye, MD MD Stroke in S. B/A/E Eric F. Grabowski,Adults Eric F. Grabowski, MD, Stroke in Young MD, The Anatomy & B/P Addressing B/E CCC-SLP A/P FerdinandoYoungAdults Abramson, MedicalCindy Feiker, MedicalDecision- Panel: Decision- The Anatomy & Herbal and Nutritional Herbal and Nutritional Addressing Before the Before the Panel: Cindy Feiker, PhD PhD Gina England, MA, Gina England, MA, DSci DSci Buonanno, MD 1:15 pm Timothy Lukovits, MD Timothy Lukovits, MD Making: LegalTBD Chris Feiker, and Making: LegalTBD Chris Feiker, and Physiology of Mild TBI Physiology of Mild TBI Support for Brain Injury Support for Brain Injury Substance Use Substance Use Neuropsych Eval: Neuropsych Eval: Brown & Dugan CCC-SLP CCC-SLP Ferdinando S. B/A/E Ferdinando S. B/E B/P Disorders in B/E A/P Practical Issues forB/E Practical Issues for Recovery Recovery Disorders in and why we need and why we need How can we most How can we most Buonanno, MD Buonanno, MD Providers, Patients, Providers, Patients, to know to know Stroke in Young Adults Persons with Brain Addressing Brain Persons with Medical Decision- effectively assess Before the assess effectively The Anatomy & B/P Herbal and Nutritional andLegal Track B/E Sports Concussion B/A/E B/A/E B/E B/E B/P B/E B/E A/P A/P and Families and B/E Families Timothy Lukovits, MD Guido Mase’, RH (AHG) Guido Mase’, RH (AHG) Injuries Injuries Making: Legal and interpret Eval: and interpret Physiology of Mild TBI Support for Brain Injury Substance Use Neuropsych Debra Fournier, Debra Fournier, Stroke in Young Adults PracticalDecision- Medical Issues for executivewe most How can cognitive Before thecognitive executive The Anatomy & Recovery Nutritional Herbal and Addressing Disorders in and why we need ARNP ARNP Donald Crandlemire, Making: Crandlemire, Donald Legal and Timothy Lukovits, MD functions? assess functions? 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King B/A/E B/A/E CCC-SLP cognitive CCC-SLP to know Persons with Brain executive assess ARNP we need PracticalLaFontaine, Practical Issues for Mildred Issues for Recovery Recovery Disorders in Lindy Sue in Disorders and why we need and why How interpretmost functions? most and can we A/P How can we A/P Mildred Crandlemire, Donald LaFontaine, and Families Guido Mase’, RH (AHG) Injuries Keller, 1:20 pm Debra Fournier, Providers, Patients, Providers, Patients, to know to know Persons with Brain MS, LADC Brain Persons with effectively cognitive executive assess effectively assess MD MD Esq. David J. Hajjar, MS ARNP Stroke: Risk andB/A/E Stroke: Risk and Overview of Sports Overview of Sports to JohnFamilies King and Families and David D. Guido Mase’, RH (AHG) Guido Mase’, RH (AHG) Injuries Injuries and interpret and interpret Hon. MacIntosh, Esq. John MacIntosh, Esq. Donald Crandlemire, Debra Fournier, A/E CCC-SLP functions? Lindy Sue Keller, Debra Fournier, Prevention Prevention Concussion,, Concussion Speech Pathology David J. Pathology Speech Hajjar, MS executive cognitive executive cognitive Mildred LaFontaine, Esq. MS, LADC A/P 2:20 pm ARNP ARNP Information for Your Information for Your Consensus Consensus Services Services Donald Crandlemire, Hon. Crandlemire, Donald functions? functions? Lindy Sue Keller, Lindy Sue Keller, MD David D. King B/A/E A/E CCC-SLP Patient, Risk and Stroke: Your Family, Patient, Your Family, Statements and Overview of and Statements Sports Throughout the MS Throughout the Esq. MacIntosh, Esq. Esq. David J. Hajjar,A/P David J. Hajjar, MS MS, LADC MS, LADC John LaFontaine, Mildred and Yourself and Yourself B/A/E Chronic TraumaticA/E Chronic TraumaticA/E Continuum of Care CCC-SLP of Care Continuum Prevention Concussion, Speech Pathology Hon. David D. King MD David D. King Hon. B/A/E CCC-SLP Encephalopathy Encephalopathy Information for Your Stroke: Risk and MS Consensus Sports Overview of Services TBIA/P Mildred LaFontaine, Mildred LaFontaine, for Severe TBI A/P for Severe B/A/E B/A/E John MacIntosh, Esq. Mary Amatangelo, MS Mary Amatangelo, Robert C. Cantu, MD Concussionand MD Robert C. Cantu, Prevention Family, Patient, BC, CCRN ACNP, Your Statements , Speech Pathology Throughout the MS, MD MD Jean Manning, MS, Jean Manning, ACNP, BC, CCRN Stroke: Riskfor Your and Yourself and Information and Stroke: Risk Overview of Sports Consensus Sports Overview of Chronic Traumatic CCC-SLP of Care Continuum Services John MacIntosh, Esq. John MacIntosh, Esq. CCC-SLP Prevention Family, Prevention Concussion,, Concussion Speech Pathology MatthewPathology Speech Bergeron, B/A/E B/A/E B/E B/E Patient, Your B/A/E B/A/E Encephalopathy A/E Statements and A/E Throughout the for Severe TBI Session V Matthew Bergeron, B/A/E Mary Amatangelo, MS Information for Your and Yourself Your Information for Consensus Consensus Services of Services Chronic Traumatic Robert C. Cantu, MD JeanCCC-SLPCare Continuum MS, CCC-SLPMS, MS, Manning, ACNP, Your Family, Patient,BC, CCRN 2:40 pm Patient, Your Family, Statements and Statements and ThroughoutTBI CCC-SLP the Throughout the Encephalopathy for Severe Pamela Thomas, Pamela Thomas, B/A/E Mary Amatangelo, MS and Yourself B/A/E and Yourself ChronicC. Cantu, MD Robert TraumaticA/E Chronic Traumatic Continuum of Care JeanCCC-SLPCare Continuum of B/A/E B/E MS, CCC-SLP MS, MS, Manning, to Matthew Bergeron, ACNP, BC, CCRN Encephalopathy Encephalopathy CCC-SLP TBI for Severe TBI for Severe B/A/E B/A/E Joseph Dorko, Joseph Dorko, Mary Amatangelo, MS Mary Amatangelo, MS MS, CCC-SLP 3:40 pm Robert C. Cantu, MD Robert C. Cantu, MD JeanCCC-SLP MS, MS, CCC-SLP MS, Jean Manning, MS, Manning, B/A/E B/E B/A/E A/E ACNP, BC, CCRN ACNP, BC, CCRN The Brain Injury The Brain Injury Pamela Thomas, Matthew Bergeron, CCC-SLP CCC-SLP MS, CCC-SLP Advocacy Academy: Advocacy Academy: B/A/E B/A/E B/E B/E B/A/E B/A/E A/E A/E MatthewThomas, Pamela Bergeron, Matthew Bergeron, Joseph Dorko, How to present your How to present your Interdisciplinary Use of Interdisciplinary Use of The NH High School The NH High School Pleasure, Passion Pleasure, Passion MS, CCC-SLP MS, CCC-SLP victories and needs to victories and needs to the Wii and WiiFit during the Wii and WiiFit during Task Specific Training Task Specific Training Sports Concussion Sports Concussion and Procreation; and Procreation; The Brain Injury Pamela Dorko, Joseph Thomas, Pamela Thomas, people who can make people who can make Inpatient Rehabilitation Inpatient Rehabilitation Management Project Management Project Sexuality & Sexuality & Advocacy Academy: MS, CCC-SLP MS, CCC-SLP a difference! a difference! of Patients with Stroke & Interdisciplinary Stroke & of Patients with Use of Joanne Desmarais, Joanne Desmarais, Disability Post TBI Pleasure, Post TBI Disability Passion How Brain Injuryyour The to present The NH High School Joseph Dorko, Joseph Dorko, Susan Bartlett, Susan Bartlett, Brain Injury WiiFit during Brain Injury PT, DPT, ATPTraining TaskDPT, ATP PT, Specific Arthur C. Maerlender, Arthur C. Maerlender, victories and needs to Advocacy Academy: the Wii and Sports Concussion and Procreation; Session VI MS, CCC-SLP MS, CCC-SLP The Brain Injury make How Brain Injury The to present LCSW, who can your people CRC LCSW, CRC PhD NH High Project PhD Tina M. Trudel, Tina M. Trudel, Glenn Fogg, CTRS/L of Inpatient Rehabilitation Interdisciplinary Use Management School The Sexuality & Pleasure, Passion Glenn Fogg, CTRS/L 3:45 pm Advocacy Academy:to Advocacy Academy: Paula Dempsey, Paula Dempsey, PhD Procreation; PhD a difference! needs victories and Kate Kennedy, PT during of Patients with PT the Wii and WiiFit Kate Kennedy, Stroke & Joanne Desmarais, Task Specific Training Sports Concussion Disability Post TBI and MOEd Bartlett, your How to who can your Susan present make people present How to Interdisciplinary Use of Interdisciplinary Use of The NH High School Arthur C.High School The NH Maerlender, Pleasure, & Sexuality Passion Pleasure, Passion MOEd Inpatient Rehabilitation Management Project Brain Injury PT, DPT, ATP to victories and needs to LCSW, CRC needs to victories and B/S/F thePatients with Stroke & Glenn Fogg,WiiFit during of Wii and WiiFit during the Wii and CTRS/LB/E Task Specific Training Task Specific Training Sports Concussion PhD Concussion Sports and Procreation; Tina Procreation; and M. Trudel,TBI a difference! B/S/F B/E B/E B/E B/A/E B/A/E Disability Post B/E B/E A/P A/P Joanne Desmarais, 4:45 pm peopleDempsey,make Paula Bartlett, make Susan who can people who can Inpatient Rehabilitation Inpatient Rehabilitation Management Project Management Project Sexuality & Sexuality & Brain Injury PT, DPT, ATP Arthur C. Maerlender, PhD Kate Kennedy, PT a difference! a difference! of Patients with Stroke & Glenn Fogg, CTRS/L & of Patients with Stroke Joanne Desmarais, Joanne Desmarais, Disability Post TBI Tina M. Trudel,TBI Disability Post MOEd CRC LCSW, PhD Susan Dempsey, Paula Bartlett, B/S/F Susan Bartlett, Brain Kennedy, PT B/E Kate Injury Brain Injury PT, DPT, ATP PT, DPT, ATP Arthur C. Maerlender, Arthur C. Maerlender, B/E B/A/E B/E A/P PhD LCSW, CRC MOEd CRC LCSW, PhD PhD Tina M. Trudel, Tina M. Trudel, Glenn Fogg, CTRS/L Glenn Fogg, CTRS/L Paula Dempsey, Paula Dempsey, PhD PhD Kate Kennedy, PT B/E Kate Kennedy, PT B/S/F B/E B/A/E B/E A/P
  • 4. Time Schedule & Session Descriptions Registration 7:30 am - 1:00 pm Exhibitors 8:00 am - 2:40 pm Welcome 8:15 am 8:30 am Session I – Keynote: Jason Crigler & Marjorie Crigler 8:30 am – 9:30 am “Defying the odds” Morning Break – Please Visit the Exhibitors 9:30 – 9:45 am Session II 9:50 – 10:50 am A. An Introduction and Overview of Music Therapy, shannon laine, MT-BC, Manchester Community Music school - This session will focus on what music therapy is, where to find a music therapist, what to expect during music therapy treatment, as well as some funding options. B. The Benefits of a Telestroke Program, Barry gendron, Do, Holly goodell, Ms, CCC-slP, Kendra Wilson langus, DPT Wentworth Douglas Hospital - This presentation will define the components and benefits of a Telestroke Program. C. Dizziness in Patients with Brain Injury and Stroke-Implications for Rehab, Kim nadeau, PT, Ms, gCs, CWs, Concord Hospital - This presentation will address dizziness in the context of traumatic brain injury and stroke. rehabilitation assessment and treatment considerations and progressions will be explored. D. Diagnosis and Treatment of Seizures after Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke, Barbara Jobst, MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - This presentation discusses the clinical presentation and treatment options of seizures that occur after brain injury and stroke. The audience will be educated about different types of seizures and their consequences. E. Rancho Level 4: Managing Aggressive/Agitated Behavior through Cognitive Reconnections, gina england, Ma, CCC-slP, Healthsouth rehabilitation Hospital – The primary challenge of working with patients at a rancho level 4 stage of recovery is their frequently restless and agitated cognitive state of mind. Too often the loss of cognitive functions is minimized in favor of pure behavior modification techniques. The nature and value of developing cognitive reconnections will be discussed. F. Strengthening Support Groups, Jeannine leclerc, Cameron Tease, Pete Wilson, Brian Bischoff, sue McConchie, sandy Forest, Don severance, Monadnock Brain injury steering Committee - Connecting potential and current support group facilitators, family members, survivors and professionals to empower, and energize groups throughout new Hampshire. Session III 11:00 – 12:00 A. Adaptive Sports, Sports as Rehabilitation – Gaining Confidence and Dignity!, Jennifer Fraser, PT, Program Director, Huggins Hospital adaptive sports Program – Will introduce the field of adaptive sports and the Disabled sports Usa (DsUsa) network. B. Stroke in Children: A Not-so-rare and Frequently Unrecognized Event, eric F. grabowski, MD, Dsci & Ferdinando s. Buonanno, MD, Co- Directors, Pediatric stroke services, Massachusetts general Hospital and Harvard Medical school - stroke in children has become an increasingly recognized diagnosis in pediatrics, with the incidence of stroke in the newborn period rivalling the incidence seen in later childhood. strokes in the older child can be especially devastating, especially if days pass before the correct diagnosis is made. newer approaches include state-of-the-art brain imaging, judicious use of newer antithrombotic agents, and diagnosis of concurrent predisposing pediatric syndromes, and inherited and acquired hypercoagulability states. a quintessential pediatric issue is how to manage the child at “high risk” of stroke: a child who has a parent with stroke at age <55 and who shares multiple stroke risk factors with that parent. C. TBI and Benign Proxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) – Case Studies, Donna lannan, Ms, PT, Catholic Medical Center - This will be a case study presentation on TBi and BPPV. Find out how to recognize and treat the TBi patient who complains of dizziness. D. Adolescence and Traumatic Brain Injury, Thomas Frye, PhD, Crotched Mountain rehabilitation Center - Will discuss developmental issues of adolescence and possible impact of traumatic brain injury. E. Adult Apraxias: The Speech and Motor Disconnections, rodney Chronister, MD, Private Practice; gina england, Ma, CCC- slP, Healthsouth rehabilitation Hospital - oral/verbal and motor apraxias are frequently seen together. This discussion will focus on the significance of this combination in clinical evaluation and subsequent rehabilitation. F. Survivor Panel, Facilitator: Diane read Fagan, rn, Bsn, Crrn, Mt. ascutney Hospital & Health Center, Panel Members: Cindy Feiker, Chris Feiker, TBD Luncheon & Awards 12:00 – 1:15 Session IV 1:20 – 2:20 pm A. Herbal and Nutritional Support for Brain Injury Recovery, guido Masé, rH (aHg), Co-director and founder of the Vermont Center for integrative Herbalism - Current herbal and nutritional science provides many tools with which to support conventional medicine in the management of traumatic brain injury. This overview will both review the literature to date, and discuss traditional whole-person approaches to this complex recovery process on practical whole-food and herbal preparations. B. Stroke in Young Adults, Timothy g. lukovits, MD, Medical Director, Cerebrovascular Disease and stroke Program, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - The causes and treatment options for the more common causes of stroke in young adults will be covered in an interactive, case-based presentation. C. The Anatomy & Physiology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Debra Fournier, arnP, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - This presentation will review the anatomy and physiology of the normal human brain, discuss age-related changes (growth and development to aging) and the areas of the brain most commonly affected by traumatic injury. Cases will be presented to highlight the importance of assessments and interventions which relate areas of injury, mechanism of injury and functional outcomes. D. Addressing Substance Use Disorders in Persons with Brain Injuries, lindy sue Keller, Ms, laDC, Bureau of Drug and alcohol services, nH Dept of Health and Human services - This presentation will raise awareness of the interaction of brain injuries and substance use disorders as well as considerations for joint treatment planning. appropriate accommodations of addiction treatment for persons with brain injuries will also be discussed. E. Before the Neuropsych Eval: How can we most effectively assess and interpret executive cognitive functions? David Hajjar, Ms, CCC-slP, Crotched Mountain rehabilitation Center - During this session you will learn about ways to assess cognitive function, plan treatment tasks and begin an initial analysis of current cognitive functioning. it will also look at specific screening activities, compare and interpret results of case studies and discuss materials and methods used by other therapists surveyed around the region.
  • 5. F. Legal Track Sponsored by Abramson, Brown & Dugan, Medical Decision-Making: Legal and Practical Issues for Providers, Patients, and Families, Donald Crandlemire, esq., Crandlemire group, Hon. David D. King, administrative Judge of the new Hampshire Probate Court, Mildred laFontaine, MD, Concord neurological associates, Pa., John Mcintosh, esq., Private Practice - a panel, including a neurologist, a probate judge, and attorneys who have represented medical care providers, patients, and their families, will address a variety of legal and practical issues relating to patient treatment decisions. Topics will include: who has authority to make decisions, how can such authority be established and demonstrated, and what are the legal obligations of the provider. We hope to have a lively discussion incorporating audience questions and concerns. Afternoon Break – Exhibitor Raffle 2:20 –2:40 Session V 2:40 – 3:40 pm A. (cont’d) from Session IV A - Herbal and Nutritional Support for Brain Injury Recovery, guido Masé, rH (aHg). B. Stroke: Risk and Prevention Information for Your Patient, Your Family, Yourself, Mary amatangelo, Ms, aCnP, BC, CCrn - strokes are considered to be one of the most preventable of all “catastrophic” conditions. This program will discuss non-modifiable, modifiable, less-well documented vascular risk factors, current evidence based secondary stroke prevention recommendations, and lifestyle modification strategies. C. Overview of Sports Concussion, Consensus Statements, and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, robert C. Cantu, MD, emerson Hospital - This presentation will cover the Vienna, Prague and Zurich international Concussion Consensus statements as well as those from the national athletic Trainer’s association and american College of sports Medicine. The talk will focus on the spectrum from concussion to post concussion syndrome and finally chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTe). The alarming implications of finding insipient CTe in an 18 year old high school athlete with multiple concussions will be discussed. D. (cont’d) from Session IV D - Addressing Substance Use Disorders in Persons with Brain Injuries, lindy sue Keller, Ms, laDC, Bureau of Drug and alcohol services, nH Dept of Health and Human services. E. Speech Pathology Services Throughout the Continuum of Care for Severe TBI, Jean Manning, Ms, CCC-slP, Catholic Medical Center, Matthew Bergeron, Ms, CCC-slP, genesis Healthcare, Pamela Thomas, Ms, CCC-slP, Healthsouth rehabilitation Hospital, Joseph Dorko Ms,CCC-slP, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - The role of the speech Pathologist on the brain injury recovery team changes as the patient advances through the ranchos los amigos stages of cognitive recovery. Today’s discussion will focus on the cognitive, communication and swallowing interventions required in all 10 rancho stages, and how they are addressed in 4 different healthcare environments. F. (cont’d) from Session IV F, legal Track sponsored by abramson, Brown & Dugan, Medical Decision - Making: Legal and Practical Issues for Providers, Patients, and Families, Donald Crandlemire, esq,, Crandlemire group, Hon. David D. King, administrative Judge of the new Hampshire Probate Court, Mildred laFontaine, MD, Concord neurological associates, Pa., John Mcintosh, esq., Private Practice Session VI 3:45 – 4:45 pm A. Interdisciplinary use of the Wii and Wii Fit during Inpatient Rehabilitation for Patients with Stroke and Brain Injury, glenn Fogg, CTrs/l, Kate Kennedy, PT, northeast rehabilitation Hospital - Virtual reality games have been growing quickly and becoming popular in the general population. The Wii Fit and Wii system has been incorporated as a treatment modality in rehabilitation with great success. This presentation will address their use as part of the interdisciplinary treatment plan for patients in the acute rehab setting, post Brain injury and stroke. B. Task Specific Training, Joanne Desmarais, PT, DPT, aTP, northeast rehabilitation Hospital -“Practice makes perfect” and “try, try again”---these common phrases ring true in the field of stroke rehabilitation and recovery. Participants will learn how to incorporate meaningful Task specific Training tasks into their physical and occupational therapy sessions. C. The NH High School Sports Concussion Management Project, arthur C. Maerlender, PhD, Dartmouth Medical school - This session will describe the development and implementation of a demonstration project that implements best-practice guidelines for concussion management in high schools. a description of the program, challenges and future state-wide implementation are discussed. D. Pleasure, Passion and Procreation: Sexuality & Disability Post TBI, Tina M. Trudel, PhD, President/ Coo, lakeview Healthcare systems - This presentation discusses sexuality frankly and includes sexual depictions. The physical, cognitive and psychological issues of sexuality and disability will be explored. Disability rights, sexual health, ethnicity and gender issues will be discussed. intimacy, pregnancy and parenting are reviewed. E. (cont’d) from Session V E, Speech Pathology Services Throughout the Continuum of Care for Severe TBI, Jean Manning, Ms, CCC-slP, Catholic Medical Center, Matthew Bergeron, Ms, CCC-slP, genesis Healthcare, Pamela Thomas, Ms, CCC-slP, Healthsouth rehabilitation Hospital, Joseph Dorko, Ms,CCC-slP, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center F. The Brain Injury Advocacy Academy: How to present your victories and needs to people who can make a difference, susan Bartlett, lCsW, CrC, & Paula Dempsey, M.o.ed, lakeview HealthCare systems - This workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to improve their advocacy skills by learning how to provide both written and verbal testimony to present their story of brain injury to legislators and other government decision makers. it will review the logistical details of letter writing, verbal presentation, identifying contact persons, scheduling and follow up activities. Conference Objectives Participants will be able to identify advances in prevention, diagnostic assessment and rehabilitation, coping strategies, holistic approaches, recreation and leisure, and community support. They will also be able to identify ways to support collaboration and hope among participants, while developing a clearer vision of how we can better meet the needs of survivors and families in the community.
  • 6. Continuing Education units Application has been made for the following CEU’s and Continuing Education Credits: ASHA, CCM, Nursing, NASW, CDMSC, CCMC, CRCC. Nurses: This educational program will be submitted for the granting of 6 contact hours to the Commission on Continuing education of the nH nurses association, which is accredited as an approver of Continuing education in nursing by the american nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of accreditation. Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists: new Hampshire speech language Hearing association (nHslHa) is approved by the Continuing education Board of the american speech-language-Hearing association (asHa) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for .6 CeUs (intermediate level; Professional area). asHa Ce Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. Psychologists and NH Licensed Psychotherapists: This program is co-sponsored by nHPa and the Brain injury association of nH. nHPa is approved by the american Psychological association to offer continuing education for psychologists. nHPa maintains responsibility for the program. Ce Credits for Psychologists 6 All other healthcare and social service professionals: This program will provide contact hours. Certificates of attendance will be provided at the end of the day. Brain injury Association of New Hampshire’s Annual Conference Wednesday, May 20, 2009 LOCATION: Center of new Hampshire radisson Hotel 700 elm street Manchester, new Hampshire 03101 (603) 625-1000 Directions & Reservation information: From Boston, MA: Take rte. 93n to rte. 293n left hand exit (off rte. 93). after Brown ave. exit stay to right as 293n bears right. stay on 293n to exit 5/granite st. Turn right off ramp, go through 2 sets of lights. Hotel garage on left From Maine & Portsmouth: Take route 95s to rte. 101W to rte. 93s to rte. 293n. Follow directions from above From Vermont: Take 89s to rte. 93s to rte. 293s, exit 6, amoskeag Bridge. Take a left at the stop sign. at the traffic lights, turn left onto W. Bridge st. Take a right at the next light onto elm st. Hotel garage is five lights down on the right. A block of rooms has been reserved for $129.00 (Single and Double Rate). You must reserve before 4/28/09 to guarantee rate. For Hotel reservations call 1 (603) 625-1000 and specify BIA of NH Conference. Parking: In Garage Valet Parking is available for wheelchair and other adaptive equipment users. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 1-866-404-0568 If you have any questions about this conference, call the BIA of NH at (603) 225-8400.
  • 7. Conference Registration form May 20, 2009 name: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ address:_________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City, state, Zip ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ e-Mail _________________________________________________ Phone ____________________________Fax____________________ organization/school District _____________________________ address __________________________________________________ Position _______________________________________________ Phone ____________________________Fax ___________________ ❏ Survivors Only ❏ All Others (professionals, family, etc.) $65.00 received by april 29 $150.00 after april 29 $165.00 Please note we do not send out confirmations. If you cannot attend and someone is coming in your place we need to be notified of the substitution no less than 48 hours prior to conference. Please Check: ____Check Check # _____________________________________ employer ______________________________________________ ____MasterCard or ____Visa: Card # ________________________________________________ expiration Date __________________ name on Card ____________________________________________ signature______________________________________________ Where should the credit card receipt be sent to? ______________________________________________________________________ all Cancellations will incur a $25.00 processing fee. We cannot refund cancellations made after april 30, 2008. _____ Please check if you prefer a vegetarian meal (you must ask server for your meal). Please return this form and your check to: Brain injury association of new Hampshire 109 north state street, suite 2 Concord, nH 03301-4447 If you are signing up for a 2 hour session please plan on attending both hours. Workshop Choices: 1st Choice 2nd Choice For Office Use Only session ii Track_____ Track______ session iii Track_____ Track______ session iV Track_____ Track______ session V Track_____ Track______ session Vi Track_____ Track______
  • 8. Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire nonProFiT 109 north state street, suite 2 organiZaTion U.s. PosTage Concord, nH 03301 PaiD Concord, nH 03301 Permit no. 1665 The 26th Annual Brain injury & Stroke Conference