Exploring brain injuries and claims - Specialist training from Brain Injury Group
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 Export to Your Calendar 22/09/2020
When: 22/09/2020
09:30 - 15:40
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London
BLM, Plantation Place
Fenchurch Street
London, London  EC3M 3BL
United Kingdom
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The second of our popular traumatic brain injury training events in 2020.  Covering a diverse range of topics, highly relevant to those supporting clients with a brain injury.  Sessions include medical, rehabilitation and legal topics, presented by experts in their field.

Who should attend?  Catastrophic injury lawyers (claimant and defendant), case managers, therapists and other professionals who support those who are affected by brain injury.

Accreditation applied for from APIL Training (litigator/senior litigator 5 CPD hours)

For further information, email enquiries@braininjurygroup.co.uk


Programme

 


09.30

Welcome from the Chair BLM

9.40

Poor outcome following mild traumatic brain injury Daniel Friedland, Consultant Neuropsychologist, Imperial Multi-Disciplinary TBI Team

This talk will focus on the reasons why some individuals make a poor recovery following a mild traumatic brain injury. This includes factors such as underestimating the severity of the traumatic brain injury, pain, psychiatric factors, disrupted sleep and fatigue. Symptom exaggeration also needs to be considered in these cases. The findings from diffusion tensor imaging will also be considered in this talk.

10.30

Financial matters to consider for brain injured clients Nick Martin, Nestor Financial Services

This session will provide an overview of all financial matters that should be considered when working with a client who has sustained a brain injury.

11.20

Refreshment break

11.40

Treating TBIs at the acute stage Dr Amjid Mohammed, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals

Brief outline of acute treatment for different brain injuries and how this has changed and improved over time.

12.30

Working collaboratively – the defendants view BLM

· Serious injury guide/Rehab Code

· Disagreements over choice of case manager

· Do’s and don’ts

· Joint vs single instruction of case managers

· How to resolve differences

13.20

Lunch

14.00

Frontal lobe injuries Tracey Ryan-Morgan, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Talis Consulting Limited

A fresh look at frontal lobe injuries, the impact of such injuries and prognosis

14.50

Neuro-imaging in 2020 Emer Macsweeney, Re:Cognition Health

The ability for imaging techniques to define the extent and type of brain injury continues to improve. This presentation reviews how diagnostic imaging can, assist in the understanding of the extent, location and type of brain injury and provide valuable information for rehabilitation.

15.40

Close from the Chair

 

For further information and booking form please click on this link: exporing_brain_injuries_sep.docx

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