Traumatic Brain Injury (1 Hour CEU)

Traumatic Brain Injury (1 Hour CEU)

Course Description: The brain is the executive command center for an individual and damage to the brain can cause significant disability or even worse, death. Traumatic brain injuries are a complex injury that includes a broad spectrum of symptoms and potential consequences. This brief advance level course explores what is a traumatic brain injury, causes, consequences and treatment for an individual.

Course Author: Bryan Glazier, PhD, LMFT, LMHC

Course Text: 

Traumatic Brain Injury: Hope Through Research. NINDS, Publication date September 2015. NIH Publication No. 15-2478. Available at https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Hope-Through-Research/Traumatic-Brain-Injury-Hope-Through-Research

Objectives:

  1. Define what is a Traumatic Brain Injury
  2. Explore how a TBI affects the brain
  3. Identify Causes of and symptoms of TBI
  4. Review the diagnosis process, treatment, and prevention of a TBI.

Course Outline

  1. What is TBI?
  2. How does it affect the brain?
  3. What are the leading causes of TBI?
  4. What are the signs and symptoms? Effects on consciousness?
  5. How is TBI diagnosed?
  6. How is it treated?Mild/Severe
  7. Factors that influence recovery
  8. Can TBI be prevented?

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