St. Anthony Summit Medical Center will present the third annual Brain Injury Conference for the high country region on Monday, Oct. 5. The conference will be held in Breckenridge at the Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The medical community, traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors and caregivers are strongly encouraged to attend.
The conference schedule includes presentations on different aspects of TBI. Experts will present on topics including sleep impacts, protocol for pro-cyclists, education for military veterans, neuropsychology, concussions in athletes and art therapy. For the complete schedule, visit http://www.summitmedicalcenter.org/tbi/.
Registration costs $45 and includes lunch or $25 for lunch and the afternoon sessions only. Brain-injury survivors and family members can attend for a $15 fee.
Additionally, Dr. Michael Roshon, an emergency physician and team doctor for the United Health Care Pro Cycling Team, will present on the team’s protocol and assessments for TBI and concussion during a free community talk on Sunday, Oct. 4.
Roshon will discuss his experience in treating and managing TBIs, and he will share information about new helmet technology for cyclists and how it may improve protection for the brain during a crash. His public talk will be at Beaver Run from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.