Brain Injury Rehabilitation Specialists

On With Life Virtual Conference

Acquired Brain Injury: Challenges and Solutions Across the Post-Acute Continuum

Join us Wednesday, May 17 for On With Life's Virtual Conference. This conference will focus on the post- acute rehabilitation needs of individuals with moderate and severe brain injury. Information will be provided regarding the neurological rehabilitation process and family coping. Information will be presented by WebEx.

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1:00 p.m. Welcome

1:05 p.m. Neuroplasticity - Combining Professional Skills and Equipment to Enhance Outcomes

Dave Anders, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIST, Director of Therapy

1:50 p.m. Finding a Purpose After Brain Injury - One Outpatient Clinic's Non-Traditional Approach to Care

Tammy Miller, COTA/L, BS, CBIS, CCM, Outpatient Care Manager

2:35 p.m. Break

2:40 p.m. Neurostorm: Modern Understanding and Nomenclature

Mitch Stanek, RN, CBIS, Charge Nurse/Infection Preventionist
3:10 p.m. Family Coping: What They Want and What They Need

Carla Dippold, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM, CBIS, Director of Case Management

3:45 p.m. Neurobehavioral Challenges Post-Brain Injury
Dr. David Demarest, Ph.D., CBIST, Neuropsychologist

4:30 p.m. Closing comments


Intended for healthcare providers including nurses, social workers, vocational specialists, counselors, administrators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, case managers, other allied professionals, community living specialists, and all direct care staff.


At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss functional needs of individuals and ways to implement in their practice.
2. Identify key professional and necessary skills to increase outcomes of individuals following a brain injury.
3. Describe real-life interventions as to helping the brain-injured individual and their family deal with challenges post-brain injury.


Professional Registration - $20

Additional CEU Fees: Nursing - $15 | Case Management - $5


Case Managers
This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. 

This program has been submitted for approval to Des Moines Area Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #22.


To register for this program, click here.

Please contact or call 515-289-9612 for any conference-related questions.