Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2013
Practice Level: Intermediate to Advanced
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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Head trauma is one of the most common injuries sustained during a trauma situation. In fact, approximately fifty percent of individuals who experience trauma show signs of a head injury. This course provides a comprehensive review of the causes and consequences of head trauma.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.
- Types of Injuries
- Outcomes and Effects of Injuries
- Timeline following injury
- Shaken Baby Syndrome
- Head Injury/Alzheimer's Link
- Describe sensory impairment for patients with a TBI
- List the characteristics of mild head injury
- Explain the consequences of shaken baby syndrome
- Describe the relationship between head injury and development of Alzheimer's