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Conferences and Training

In 2017 more than 150 doctors, nurses, and educators attended our Level 1 and Level 2 training programs.  MCMI is the preferred source for concussion education and management in Maine.  Our programs remain a model for concussion education in the United States and Canada. 








MCMI Training Programs
Level 1 and Level 2

General Information for 2018


When and where held:         

June 22, 2018 in Waterville at Colby College
(Level 1 in the morning and Level 2 in the afternoon)

October 16, 2018 in Portland at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
In conjunction with the Brain Injury Association of America-Maine Annual Conference

(Level 1 in the morning and Level 2 in the afternoon)
Registration and fees will be through the BIAA-Maine for October 2017



Training Programs:

             Level 1 – An Introduction to Concussions and Concussion Management

Speaker(s): Deb Nichols, CPNP and/or Peter Sedgwick, MD and/or Bill Heinz, MD and/or Jackie Tourtelotte, ATC                            

Level of Difficulty: beginner

                             Content: The Diagnostic and Return to Play Dilemma

                                             How Concussion Occurs and Pathophysiology  

                                             Concussion Signs and Symptoms

                                             Concussion Evaluation Tools

                                             Concussion Treatment

                                             Recovery Epidemiology

                                             Return to Function – Academics and Play

                                             Risk Factors and Protective Equipment

                                             Short and Long Term Sequelae

                                             Neurocognitive Testing

                                             Concussion Sideline Assessment

                                             Key Points

                                                         

              Level 2 – Advanced Concussion Management
              (Level 1 is a prerequisite for taking Level 2)

Speaker: Paul Berkner, DO

Level of Difficulty: intermediate

                              Content: Updates from Berlin 2016      

                                             Using ImPACT Testing in Concussion Management

                                             Interpreting ImPACT Test Results

                                             Concussion Case Reviews



Schedule for 2018

June 22 – Level 1:

7:45am – 8:00am            Registration
8:00am – noon                Training Program

Level 2:
12:45pm – 4:00pm         Training Program

Registration Fee  

June 22
$100 for Health Care Professionals taking Level 1 or Level 2
 (MD, DO, NP, PA, Neuropsychologist, RN, PT, OT, SLP)

$175 for Health Care Professionals taking Level 1 and Level 2

$40 for school personnel and all other attendees taking Level 1 or Level 2 
(Athletic trainer, school nurses, coaches, athletic directors and administrators, parents)

$70 for school personnel taking Level 1 and Level 2

$20 for students currently enrolled in a college program taking Level 1

$35 for students taking Level 1 and Level 2

Registration

Two ways to register:

Online: Click Here

Mail in: Click Here


Registration Confirmation will be sent by email.

Refund / Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel contact Jan Salis, PT, ATC. You can choose to apply your registration fee to another training program or have a 100% return no matter when you cancel – before, day of or after.

 

For more information contact:

              Jan Salis, PT, ATC

              MCMI - Membership and Education Committee - Chair

              jsalis@aol.com

              (207) 577-2018

 

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