To educate healthcare providers on many facets of neuro rehabilitation to include goals, the use of salience and assistive technology, transdisciplinary coordination, neurobehavioral programming, Parkinson’s Disease, return to work following a brain injury, and other neurological diagnoses.
Worker compensation adjusters, case managers and nurses.
- Define and describe the etiology of complex concussion.
- Name two symptoms of Post-Concussion Syndrome.
- Name three interventions for the management of Post-Concussion Syndrome.
Emily Summerfield, OTR/L, CBIS
Occupational Therapist, On With Life
Emily Summerfield is an occupational therapist who has worked at On With Life for three years and has practiced in neuro rehabilitation for four years. Emily received her graduate/undergraduate degrees at College of Saint Mary in Omaha, NE. She is a certified brain injury specialist and certified LSVT clinician. Emily is a team member of the Complex Concussion Committee at On With Life.
Jillian Jones, DPT, CBIS
Physical TherapistOn With Life
Jillian is an Iowa-licensed physical therapist who received her doctorate degree in physical therapy from St. Ambrose University. She is passionate about working in the field of neurological rehabilitation, particularly in the field of brain injury. At On With Life she has had the opportunity to work in a multitude of settings which include inpatient, outpatient and long-term care, exposing her to brain injury rehabilitation through the continuum. She is a certified brain injury specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America and is a member of the Outpatient Complex Concussion Committee at On With Life. She has participated in research in collaboration with Drake University, specifically in the area of post-concussion syndrome. Jillian also serves on
the Concussion Specialist Certification Committee through the BIAA.
- Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 2.0 continuing education contact hour(s). Nurses must attend the entire session to receive credit. Partial attendance is prohibited and credit will be forfeited.
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The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 2.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
- 2.00 IBON