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DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Head Injury Rehabilitation

Thursday, September 4 at 7:00 AM
Des Moines University, Olsen Center, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

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Target audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.


  1. Describe various types of traumatic brain injury and common physical, cognitive and behavior deficits.
  2. Review current epidemiological information and be able to outline the most common causes of traumatic brain injury.
  3. Describe the patient’s continuum of care after traumatic brain injury from emergency services to home re-entry.
  4. Identify factors that contribute to the rehabilitation and recovery of a person following traumatic brain injury.
  5. Describe the responsibilities of the most common professional services associated with traumatic brain injury survival and rehabilitation.



Thomas Green


Associate Dean,
COM Clinical Affairs


Drew Lewis


Associate Professor,
Osteopathic Manual Medicine

Donald Matz

Donald Matz


Chair and Professor,

Continuing education credit

MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME® Essential Areas and Elements and Iowa Medical Society (IMS) policies. Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AIMS LogoMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). DMU approves this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credit(s).

DPM: Des Moines University is approved by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. Des Moines University has approved this live activity for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s).

Nurse: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This [learning format]activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.

Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend DMU sponsored activities. If you have questions/concerns, please contact the DMU CME office at 515-271-1596 or cme@dmu.edu .