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NorthBay Healthcare Administration Center

4500 Business Center Dr.

Fairfield, CA 94534

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NorthBay Center for Neuroscience Symposium for Health Care Providers

Focus on TBI & Concussion ~ From Prevention through Rehabilitation


  • 11:15-12 - Registration Opens/Box Lunch
  • 12:00 - Welcome - B. Konard Jones, President and CEO, NorthBay Healthcare
  • 12:10 - Assessing TBI in the Field, J. Peter Zopfi, DO, MS-HAIL, Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP, Heather Venezio, RN, MS, CEN, TCRN
  • Review the most effective diagnostic tools for use in the field.
  • 12:50 Essential Elements in the Evaluation and Care of the TBI Patient, Edie E. Zusman, MD, MBA
  • Use of neurodiagnostic and neuropsychometric testing for rapid evaluation and management of TBI/Concussion. The role of a multidisciplinary team.
  • 1:25 - National Best Practices in Care of TBI with Maziyar Kalani, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • A review of current best practices advocated by the nation's experts.
  • 2:05 - After Care – the Road to Independence, Joshua Kuluva, MD
  • Learn about the complex course TBI patients experience following inpatient care and novel approaches in the treatment of the post-concussion syndrome.
  • 2:45 - Return to School & Return to Play & Work, Michael Ginsberg, MD, Atul K. Patel, MD, Neil Pathare, MD
  • Managing the progression of a patient's return to activity.
  • 3:40 - Neurosurgical Care – Case Examples from Bagram, Patrick Maloney, MD
  • Stories of caring for complex brain injuries from the battlefield.
  • 4:15 Case Review, Multidisciplinary Panel, Edie E. Zusman, MD, MBA, J. Peter Zopfi, DO, MS-HAIL (moderators), Peter Bradlee, PhD, Amica Cohn, MD, William Fulton, DO, Michael Ginsberg, MD, Gretchen Hess, MS, Angela Lim, DO, Atul K. Patel, MD
  • 5:05 - Keynote: CTE, Football & Sports – The Bennet Omalu Story with Bennet Omalu, MD, MBA, MPH
  • Research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy led Dr. Omalu to make changes in the sports world and safer for our players.
  • 6:00 - Survey, Reception and Q & A with Course Faculty

*Times are approximate and subject to change without advance notice.

Course Directors: Edie E. Zusman, MD, MBA and Pete Zopfi, DO, MS-HAIL

Early Bird rates apply until April 6th, 2019, 11:30 pm.

Check-in/Box Lunches from 11:15 am - 12:00 pm.

Program is from 12:00 pm - 6 pm.

Reception from 6-7 pm (please add a reception ticket to your purchase, so we may accomodate all guests).


Will there be educational units?

Yes. We offer AMA, AOA and credit for registered nurses and EMTS and Paramedics.

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s)


The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California designates this program for a maximum of 5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in the activity.

RN: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #1416 for 5 Contact Hours.

EMT & Paramedics: This course is approved for 5 continuing education units for EMTs and Paramedics.

Who should attend?

This symposium is designed for physicians, advanced health practitioners, physical therapists, nurses and emergency medical personnel.

Is there a fee for the reception?

No. You and a guest are invited to join uf for the closing reception. Enjoy a meet n' greet with presenters, networking, hors d'oeuvres, beverages. Please be sure to add the reception ticket to your order, if attending, so we may plan accordingly.

Are there Early Bird discounts?

Yes, Early Bird discounts apply through April 6th, 2019, 11:30 pm

What's the refund policy?

Full refunds up to April 13, 11:30 pm. After 4/13/2019, fees will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee.

Is there a discount for NorthBay Healthcare employees (physicians and other healthcare professionals)?

Yes, you will see the ticket options. There is a 50% discount up until April 6th, 2019, 11:30 pm.

Is there a special discount for EMTs?

Yes, you will see the ticket options. There is a 50% discount up until April 6th, 2019, 11:30 pm.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not have to bring your printed ticket.

Can I update my registration information?


Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No, please update your registration information so we have the required information.

Can I buy my ticket the day of the symposium?

Yes, however, in order to accomodate you for seating and catering, we encourage you to purchase your ticket in advance.

Are there hotel accomodations nearby?

Yes, we have a block of rooms at Homewood Suites by Hilton, which is within walking distance of our conference center. Their telephone number is (707) 863-0300. When booking, please reference NorthBay Healthcare/Mayo Clinic. This block of rooms will be held until April 1, 2019.

How can I reach the organizers to ask questions?

You may email us or call us at (707) 646-3284.

Are exhibitors/sponsors allowed?

We have exhibitors packages available. Please contact us at PhysicianEvents@NorthBay.org or (707) 646-3284 for more information. To recieve the full description of packages for exhibitor opportunites and benefits contact us.

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