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Home  >  Conferences  >  NeuroTrauma 2019 by National Neurotrauma Society (NNS)
CME : 45.75
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NeuroTrauma 2019 is organized by National Neurotrauma Society (NNS) and will be held from Jun 29 - Jul 03, 2019 at Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

The theme for Neurotrauma 2019 is “Bridging Gaps in Understanding the Neurobiology and Neurotechnology of Function after Neurotrauma”.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
UHS-PEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 45.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits are designated as follows:
UHS-PEP designates a maximum of 35.75 CME credits for all NNS & Biomarker Pre-conference workshop portion of the entire symposium.
UHS-PEP designates a maximum of 7.0 CME credits for the entire AANS/CNS program including the breakfast lecture.  A maximum of 3.5 credits can be claimed if attending the Biomarker pre-conference workshop II on Sunday.

These optional ticketed sessions are designated for a maximum of additional credits as follows:
Lunch workshops (3 days) are designated for a maximum of 1.5 CME credits each for a total maximum of 4.5 CME
TEAM-building & Mentoring Event is designated for a maximum of 1.0 CME
Reflections on Peter Safar PITT Neurotrauma Family Tree / "Freedom House" documentary screening & discussion is designated for a maximum of 1.0 CME

As in previous years, we are honored to announce that Neurotrauma 2019 will be co-hosted by the National Neurotrauma Society and the American Association Neurological Surgeons/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care. This combination of expertise allows for presentations that integrate state-of-the-art clinical, translational, and basic science data. Share with others what function means to you and hear about cutting edge approaches to assessing and improving function after neurotrauma.

The Scientific Program Committee has put together an exciting symposium comprised of plenary and breakout sessions in which the leading experts will share their up-to-date thoughts, research, and findings on neurotrauma. A central focus of Neurotrauma 2019 will be the highly interactive poster sessions which will stimulate scholarly discussions on the mechanisms, assessments, and treatments for improving function after neurotrauma. Innovative workshops will cover pertinent topics such as writing effective publications and grants, state-of-the-art patient care, conducting rigorous research, improving scientific communication, and use of cutting-edge technologies to accelerate discovery at both the bench and the bedside. CME credits will be provided for the meeting.

Neurotrauma 2019 promises to provide innovative opportunities for learning, mentoring, and collaboration for all attendees. Every attendee from a trainee newly entering the field to the seasoned neurotrauma professionals will discover new information in a scenic and stimulating venue. We look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh!

Educational Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this symposium, all attendees will be able to:

• Articulate research relevant features of biopsychosocial assessment as it applies to the study of TBI and SCI
• Identify how function can uniquely inform their research focus and activities
• Explain how a precision medicine research pipeline may support the pursuit of neuroprotective and neuroreparative treatments
• Discuss controversial issues in the biological characterization of SCI/TBI pathology and function, as well as translation of therapeutic treatments from the laboratory to the clinic
• Identify and network with attendees from the neurotrauma and neurorehabilitation communities to formulate and grow interdisciplinary research teams to advance innovative neurobiological frameworks for study and personalized treatments to the point of patient accessibility for the TBI and SCI communities.

In addition to the learning outcomes for all attendees, at the conclusion of this symposium, junior scientists/trainees will also be able to:
• Identify suitable mentors for their personal and career development
• Connect and engage with TBI and SCI stakeholders to identify and learn about the importance of function focused TBI and SCI research programs
• Increase cultural competency regarding priorities, challenges, biases and needs facing individuals with TBI and SCI related disability
• Reference historical perspectives on the advancement of clinical care and rehabilitation of those with TBI and SCI related disability.

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Registration Desk

Contact No. : 305-661-5581
407-909-9064
Email:
nns@neurotrauma.org
sheilahjewart@neurotrauma.org
Abstraction date:
April 01, 2019

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Venue Address

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Pl
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States Of America

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Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown,

600 Commonwealth Place,

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America 15222,

+1 412-391-4600

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