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The CTE Conference 2016: Long Term Impacts of Concussion and Repetitive Subconcussive Trauma is a program hosted by the University of Hawai’i Pathology Residency Program, Department of Pathology, John A. Burns School of Medicine and presented in conjunction with the Second Annual Neuro Huddle. The CTE Conference is funded through the generous support of the Gary O. Galiher Foundation and supported by the Hawai’i Awareness Concussion and Management Program (HCAMP).
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Conference 2016:
Long Term Impacts of Concussion
and Repetitive Subconcussive Trauma
(with 2nd Annual Neuro Huddle)
Queen’s Conference Center
510 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu HI 96813
We are proud to be hosting our first Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Conference 2016: Long Term Impacts of Concussion and Repetitive Subconcussive Trauma on January 28-29, 2016. This 2-day conference will include the 2nd Annual Neuro Huddle to focus on the long term impacts of concussion to develop public awareness regarding CTE in sports related trauma and injuries. Neuropathologically confirmed CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain that can be found in athletes and other people with histories of repetitive brain trauma, which include subconcussive hits to the head.
As CTE is a relatively new topic globally, our 2-day conference and Neuro Huddle is specially designed to educate physicians and health professionals in the medical community as well as provide relevant information to coaches, trainers, teachers, and parents in the community. Day 1 is designated primarily as a medical conference, while Day 2 will host the 2nd Annual Neuro Huddle interactive presentations.
This conference will introduce updated professional guidelines from exposure risks and prevention and allow for participation in discussion from different aspects of the community. In addition, our speakers will provide support and resources for patients or families with concerns on trauma care from sports related injuries.
For conference program information and to register, please visit our CTE Conference 2016 information webpage.
The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education (HCCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
This educational activity is also eligible for a maximum of 10.25 CE credits for nurses, APRNs.
Athletic Trainers and Coaches are eligible for up to 10.25 Category A Approved Provider CEUs.