Head Injury ECHO

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Day 1:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at noon until 01:00 PM
Day 2:
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at noon until 01:00 PM
Day 3:
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at noon until 01:00 PM
Day 4:
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at noon until 01:00 PM
Day 5:
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at noon until 01:00 PM
Day 6:
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at noon until 01:00 PM
Day 7:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at noon until 01:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Contact Person
Alexandra Olah
Support Phone
(907) 264-6240
Support Email
Support Website
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

UAA Center for Human Development
Various Instructors


C.E. Credit for Physician: 1.00
Specialization: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of North Star Behavioral Health and the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development. North Star Behavioral Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Training Overview Description

The Alaska Head Injury ECHO is a virtual learning network for medical providers to learn best practice care through real-time access to Head Injury experts, including a board certified brain injury specialist, physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, and peer advocate. ECHO clinics include didactic and case-based learning; discuss complex Head Injury cases in your practice for real-time advice from experts.

Join us to learn about:

  • Brain rest after injury
  • Substance abuse and head injury
  • Mental health and mild TBI
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to treatment
  • Sleep hygiene and head injury
  • Cognition and returning to life
  • Peer support resources

Additional information can be found on the ECHO website

Event-specific Details

The scheduled topics are:

  • February 20, 2019 - What is Brain Rest?
  • March 6, 2019 - Sleep Hygiene
  • March 20, 2019 - Mental Health in setting of mild TBI
  • April 3, 2019 - Substance Abuse Comorbidity
  • April 17, 2019 - Cognition/Return to Life
  • May 1, 2019 - Peer Support
  • May 15, 2019 - Neuro Ophthalmology
Alcohol & Substance Abuse
Behavioral Health / Mental Health
Emergency Medicine
Evidence Based Medicine/Practice
Traumatic Brain Injury
Emergency Medical Technician EMT/ETT
Behavioral Health Aide
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor
Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseler
Case Manager/Care Coordinator
Home Health Aide/Personal Care Attendant
Individual Support Worker
Patient Advocate
NP - Psychiatric
Physician Assistant
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nurse Anesthetist
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - CNS
Family Caregiver

Registration Information

To attend sign up on the ECHO Registration Page.