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Posted in Awards & Appointments on 31st Jan 2013

Titleworth Neuro Awarded University Accreditation for Training Programme

Dr Anita RoseSpecialist provider of brain injury rehabilitation services, Titleworth Neuro, has developed a comprehensive in-house staff training programme accredited by the University of Brighton. Designed by Titleworth Neuro’s Director of Clinical Services and Consultant Neuropsychologist, Dr Anita Rose (pictured), the course will consist of 18 modules in three learning units. Completion of the training will mean that staff not only achieve consistent, high quality standards, but will also know that their workplace learning is recognised as having academic quality. Dr Rose has created three assessment based learning units, each with six modules.

The first core unit captures the basic elements of understanding Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and neuro rehabilitation. The second has six more modules related to the use of multi-disciplinary therapies in ABI neuro rehabilitation and, in the final learning unit, staff will study psychosocial issues commonly experienced in neuro rehabilitation.

The first part of the course will run from January 2013, with the aim of putting all current Titleworth Neuro staff through the full programme by mid 2014.

More information about the accreditation is available at: www.titleworthneuro.com/news/

Lifetime Achievement Award for Professor Thompson’s MS work

awards-2-ATProfessor Alan Thompson has been awarded a lifetime Honorary Membership from the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) at its 28th Congress in Lyon, France. This is the first time this award has been given in the 28-year history of the largest international multiple sclerosis (MS) organisation and reflects Professor Thompson’s outstanding international reputation within the field of MS research and his extraordinary contributions to ECTRIMS, an organization which brings together European researchers in MS and connects MS researchers worldwide. Professor Thompson has been crucial to the creation of ECTRIMS as a legal entity, and has established fruitful collaborations between ECTRIMS, ACTRIMS (American Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis) and LACTRIMS (Latin-American Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis), and between ECTRIMS and the Multiple Sclerosis Journal, of which he is editor-in-chief.

For more information about this prestigious award visit: www.ucl.ac.uk

Professor Dimitri Kullmann elected Editor of Brain

awards-3-dkProfessor Dimitri Kullmann, based in the Department for Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, at the UCL Institute of Neurology, has been elected as the new Editor of Brain. This neurology journal provides researchers and clinicians with the finest original contributions in the field. Professor Kullmann’s appointment reflects his standing in the academic neurology community.

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