6th Annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference

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6th Annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference

March 23, 2012

Join us March 23, 2012 for the 6th Annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference: Sports and Activity-Related Brain Injuries. We are pleased to have Dr. Gary Solomon from Vanderbilt University as this year’s Keynote Speaker. Dr. Solomon is the Team Neuropsychologist for the Nashville Predators and the Consulting Neuropsychologist for the Tennessee Titans. He will be speaking on “Sports Concussion: From Behavior to Biochemistry”, a topic that has recently been drawing national attention.

Also joining us will be Jennifer Rayman of Project BRAIN, a non-profit organization designed to provide training and resources to healthcare professionals, educators, coaches, and others who are working with students with traumatic brain injuries. Ms. Rayman will be sharing new information and resources that are just now becoming available regarding brain injuries and concussions.

We will also look forward to hearing from a helmet manufacturing company discussing the biochemical forces of head injury and the role of helmets in injury reduction. We hope you will join us for this very informative conference.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and ASHA credits are available as well.

 

Concussion in Sports

Fast Facts

football players

  • A concussion is a brain injury and all are serious.
  • Most concussions occur without loss of consciousness.
  • Recognition and proper response to concussions when they first occur can help prevent further injury or even death.

What is a Concussion?

volleyball players

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a blow to the body that causes the head to move rapidly back and forth. Even a “ding,” “getting your bell rung,” or what seems to be mild bump or blow to the head can be serious.

Online training

Concussions can occur in any sport or recreation activity. So, all coaches, parents, and athletes need to learn concussion signs and symptoms and what to do if a concussion occurs.

Photo Gallery

Photos from the Joggin for the Noggin 5K Run/Walk that was held on March 9th, 2013.

Photos from the 20th Anniversary of the Crumley House, taken at the Crumley House on the evening of February 28th 2013.

Photos from the 7th Annual Evening of Music and Thanksgiving

A short video of the members participating in the event.


Medication Lists

It is helpful to have a list of medications that you are presently taking with you when you see your doctor. Below are some links to resources that are available. Note that most of the forms below DO NOT allow you to save a copy on your computer. Once you have filled out the form you are done. On My computer the fda.gov appears to be an exception to this, although the site states that this is possible if you have Adobe Professional software on your computer. I only have Adobe Reader, which is available at http://get.adobe.com/reader/. My recommendation would be to try saving a small portion of your list, and then retrieving it before you spend lots of time entering information.