Brain Injury Association
of Prince Edward Island

Conference

Brain Injury Association of PEI
Conference
Murchison Centre
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Let's Talk Brain Injury

Objectives:

Appreciate the consequences of a brain injury

Acquire practical strategies to work effectively with the effects of brain injury

Identify the types of services available locally available to a person with a brain injury and their family and build on those services

8:00 Registration  

8:30 Objectives / Agenda  

9:00 Survivor - Simon Micklethwhaite

9:30 Changes After Brain Injury - Shannon McCallum (2 presenters)

Shannon is a registered Recreation Therapist as well as the Acquired Brain Injury System Navigator for Southeastern Ontario. She has worked specifically in the field of brain injury and rehabilitation for seven years, as both an in-patient hospital setting and a community rehabilitation setting

Dr. Martin Logan 

Dr. Martin Logan is a licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist and is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario since 2001

11:00 Break

11:15 Neuro Movement for brain injury, concussion case study – Lorrie Jollimore

Lorrie has a full time practice as an ABM practitioner at MacKinnon Health

12:30 Lunch

1:00 Concussions – Dr. David MacKenzie

Update on the Berlin concussion conference, Initial diagnosis and management of acute concussions

Family Doctor in Charlottetown since 1987. Diploma in Sports Medicine with the Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine. Has a Sports Medicine Clinic in Charlottetown called SportsMed. Interest in the initial diagnosis and management of acute concussions.

2:30 Break

2:45 Marcia Carroll

3:15 Living with Brain Injury in Long-Term Care: Thoughts & Perspectives - Kaela Burchell

Kaela is a member of the Health PEI long-term care team serving as the Social Worker for Prince Edward Home, Beach Grove Home and Sherwood Home

4:00 Closing remarks/ Review/ Evaluation