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Spinal Cord Injury: Hope Through Research

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This course provides information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Spinal Cord 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

  • A Short History of the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury
  • What Is a Spinal Cord Injury?
  • How Does the Spinal Cord Work?
  • What Happens When the Spinal Cord Is Injured?
  • What Are the Immediate Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury?
  • How Does a Spinal Cord Injury Affect the Rest of the Body?
  • How Does Rehabilitation Help People Recover From Spinal Cord Injuries?
  • How Is Research Helping Spinal Cord Injury Patients?
  • The Future of Spinal Cord Research

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the incidence of Spinal Cord Injury.
  • Identify a kind of programmed cell death.
  • Identify the only treatment currently available to limit the extent of spinal cord injury.
  • Describe the procedure sometimes performed to sever reflex pathways.

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