Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm EST
CE: 1.5 credit hours
This workshop will describe innovations in the applications of technology for neurorehabilitation and treatment across diverse patient populations and settings around the world. First, Dr. Arango will highlight the state of the art and science in the area of technology and neurorehabilitation for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The advantages and disadvantages of using technology in rehabilitation will be addressed. Practical implications of the use of technology and future considerations with new frontiers will be explored. Dr. Beidel will discuss the use of virtual reality (VR) to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Beginning with the results of a large controlled trial for combat PTSD, the presentation will address the advantages and disadvantages of the current systems as well as preview the development of a new system designed to address a wide range of traumatic events. Lastly, a technical primer for brain health professionals will be presented. It provides an overview of the open-source, big data-oriented components and machine learning (ML) capabilities that provide automation of any of the manual workflows associated with detection and diagnosis, treatment, support, research and clinical administration practices performed by brain health providers.
To receive CE credit, you will be required to complete a post-activity evaluation for each workshop you attend. You will receive a certificate of completion.