Neuro Institute

The NeuroRestorative Rehabilitation Learning Institute offers monthly, one hour online CEU opportunities for brain injury rehabilitation professionals. On one of the last Fridays of every month from 12-1 p.m. EST, our highly qualified Neuro Institute faculty members will deliver engaging, innovative programs spanning a variety of topics related to rehabilitation services. The live presentations and recordings will be available to view for CE credit for Case Managers (CCMC), Social Workers (NASW), and ANCC (RN) provides National Nursing Continuing Education Courses Certification. All other attendees will receive a general certificate of attendance. Opportunities are updated often, so make sure to check back for future presentation topics. If you have any questions about current or future events, please email

Upcoming Events

April 27, 2018

Topic: Disorders of Consciousness

Faculty: Deborah L. Doherty, M.D., Medical Director of Neurorehabilitation Programs, CareMeridian

CEUs: This presentation is approved for CEUs.

  • Participants will understand the clinical differences between coma, vegetative state, and minimally conscious state.
  • Participants will understand the premorbid characteristics as well as the injury-associated factors that affect prognosis in patients with disorders of consciousness after severe brain injuries.
  • Participants will be able to identify common clinical complications that interfere with neurological recovery in patients with disorders of consciousness. These complications can interfere with the neurological recovery of fully conscious severe brain injury survivors as well.

May 25, 2018

Topic: Interprofessional Treatment Model Plays Critical Role in Recovery: A Case Study

Faculty: Becky Mitchum, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech/Language Pathologist, NeuroRestorative Arkansas

CEUs: This presentation is approved for CEUs.

  • Participants will able to define differences in terminology between inter-professional, inter-disciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multi-disciplinary.
  • Participants will be able to summarize at least three benefits of post-acute inpatient rehabilitation, and understand which individuals are and are not appropriate for this level of service.
  • Participants will be able to consider at least one case in the past who would have been better served discharging to such a facility instead of to home, and/or at least one current case who should be considered for this level of service upon discharge.

June 29, 2018

Topic: Malingering: The Impact of Effort on Outcome

Faculty: Gordon J. Horn, Ph.D., National Deputy Director of Clinical Outcome Services, NeuroRestorative

CEUs: This presentation is approved for CEUs.

  • Participants will understand the term “effort” and how this may be positive, negative, or involuntary.
  • Participants will understand somatic symptom disorder.
  • Participants will understand conversion disorder.
  • Participants will understand malingering.
  • Participants will understand how to detect and assess for each of the conditions described in a rehabilitation context.