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Identifying Mild TBI Injuries; Neuropsych Testing Concerns; and Rehabilitation for the TBI Patient"

Friday, April 23, 2021
Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha OR Live Webinar

Live or online, it's your choice. NATA is offering a hybrid seminar combining the best of both worlds.  Attend in person at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha or online from the comfort of your home or office.  Our Omaha attendees will enjoy time with their peers in meeting space with social distancing accommodations.  Register early if you plan to attend in person.   Both the live seminar and the live webinar have been approved for 6 hours of MCLE including 1 hour of Ethics. Nebraska Activity Numbers: Live Seminar at the Scott Conference Center - Nebraska Activity#209815; Live Webinar - Nebraska Activity#209817.  Iowa Activity Numbers: Live Seminar at the Scott Conference Center - Iowa Activity#         ; Live Webinar  - Iowa Activity#          .

Please select your choice of attendance:

Register to Attend in Person at the Scott Conference Center

Register to Attend Live Webinar

Program Schedule

8:00 – 8:20 a.m.                            
Registration at Scott Conference Center or Login to Zoom Webinar

Morning Session

8:20 – 8:30 a.m.                     
Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Terrence J. Salerno, Program Co-chair, Salerno & Leavitt, Omaha
Danny C. Leavitt, Program Co-chair, Salerno & Leavitt, Omaha

8:30 – 9:30  a.m.                          
Ethical Considerations for Dealing with Clients (and Fellow Attorneys) with Diminished Capacity
Mark A. Weber, Counsel for Discipline, Nebraska Supreme Court, Lincoln

9:30 – 10:00  a.m.                           
The Physical Therapist's Role in Traumatic Brain Injury
Eric Washkuhn, Integrated Rehab, Omaha

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.                       

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.                    
Objective Testing and reporting for Traumatic Brain Injury Utilizing the MedTrak Battery of Tests Which Include Videonystagmography (VNG), Computerized Posturography and Neurocognitive Testing
Scott Auerbach, PT, President, MedTrak VNG, Inc., Henderson, Nevada
Richard P. Newman, MD, MedTrak VNG, Inc., Melbourne, Florida

The presentation will cover VNG testing and its reliability and objectivity; the manner in which the testing is performed; the process for interpreting the results; and the manner in which to determine the various therapies that are appropriate to address any deficits that are identified.

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.                
Lunch Break


12:45 - 2:15  p.m.                   
Neuropsych Testing and Deceptive Defense Doctors
Dorothy Clay Sims, Law Offices of Dorothy Clay Sims, PA, Ocala, Florida
Dr. Oregon Hunter, Law Offices of Dorothy Clay Sims, PA. Ocala, Florida

The presentation will address typical defenses and how to expose them: e.g. Normal MRI; The Herniation Occurred Before the Crash; It's only soft tissue; Pre-existing: etc.

Expert Epidemiology: The Fundamentals of How to Simplify Causation Arguments
Michael Freeman, MedDr PhD MPH FAAFS, Lake Oswego, Oregon

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

2:30 - 4:00                       
Neuropsych Testing and Deceptive Defense Doctors, Continued.
The presentation continues with common lies DMEs tell on physical exams and how to spot when they misrepresent what really happened. Tests claimed by experts versus what should have been tested.



The registration fee is $250.00 for non-members.  The discounted registration fee for NATA members is $195.00. Registration fees are the same for the live seminar at the Scott Conference Center and the live webinar. The registration fee includes lectures, electronic course materials, and payment for registrants' Nebraska MCLE credit.

For those planning to attend in person, meeting space will have social distancing and masks will be required.  Please register early if you plan to attend in person.  There will be no at door registration.

For those attending by live webcast, a link to access the webinar will be sent to you the week of the seminar.

SEMINAR MATERIALS: The written materials for NATA’s seminar will be in electronic format, and will be available on NATA’s website prior to the seminar. A link to the materials will be e mailed 3-4 days in advance of the seminar/webinar to all those who pre-registered.    If attending in person, wireless Internet is available at the seminar so that materials can be viewed online. 

MANDATORY CLE: NATA is an accredited sponsor under the regulations of the Nebraska, Iowa and Colorado Supreme Court Boards of Continuing Legal Education.  This seminar has been approved for 6 hours of MCLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics. Nebraska Activity#s: Live Seminar - 209815 #; Live Webinar- #209817. Iowa Activity #s: Live Seminar - #; Live Webcast - #

TAX DEDUCTION: Educational expenses, including registration fees, hotel and travel expenses are deductible if the course aids or improves in maintaining educational skills. (See Treasury reg. 1-162-5)


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The Scott Conference Center is located at 6450 Pine St., Omaha. From I-80 East take Exit 449 for 72nd Street.  Turn left onto South 72nd Street, and proceed north to Pine Street. Turn right onto Pine Street, and proceed east to the Scott Conference Center which will be on the left.  Parking is available across the street from the conference center in Parking Lot 9.


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Cancellation Policy


Refunds in full will be made if cancellations are received by April 16, 2021. After that date there will be an administrative fee charged for late cancellation.