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Introduction to TBI for Clinicians

The Course reviews statistics and epidemiology of TBI, basic classification systems for determining severity, and the standard continuum of care. There will be emphasis on understanding the real world or practical implications of common TBI symptoms to assist the clinician in developing an appropriate treatment plan.

The goal of this course is to give a foundation for better understanding the disability flowing from TBI to enable better treatment decisions and proper referrals when appropriate.
Course Objective

1) Can recognize and describe various types of traumatic brain injury and common physical, cognitive and behavior deficits

2) Understand basic method of assessing TBI severity

3) Can outline the patient’s continuum of care after traumatic brain injury from emergency services to home re-entry

4) Can identify the issues and impacts on the TBI survivor and their family 5) Can describe concussion management and treatment of mild TBI
Intended Audience

Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Certificates
American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association (APA)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
6.0 Hour 6.00 CE Credit(s) $72.00 QTY

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