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Management of Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Evidence Based Practice

Author: Department of Veterans Affairs

No book to buy Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

Each year, approximately 1.5 million Americans survive a traumatic brain injury. This course provides an overview of evidence-based evaluations and interventions for the management of concussion/mild traumatic brain injury.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Definitions/Classifications
  • Initial Presentation
  • Assessment of Symptoms and Severity
  • Treatment
  • Symptom Management
  • Follow-up
  • Assessment of Persistent Symptoms
  • Consultation and Referral
  • Rehabilitation of Patients with Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms
  • Follow-up

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the diagnostic criteria for concussion.
  • Describe the impact of multiple concussions.
  • Explain cognitive symptoms of concussion.
  • Describe risk factors for persistent post-concussion symptoms.

FAQs

Most of our courses will satisfy your CEU requirements. However, you can double check with this handy tool.
You can download all the required materials above where it says "Preview the material"
No prerequisites are required for this course.
Yes. Once you read the material and pass your test, you can print your certificate right away from your "My Account" page.
You bet, you can download the course material to your computer. You can then print it off, transfer it to your tablet or whatever works for you. Most folks print of a copy of the test and circle the answers while reading through the material.

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