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Head Trauma

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2013

Practice Level: Intermediate to Advanced

No book to buy Duration: 4 hours
4.6 out of 5.0, Based on: 1,825 reviews

Course Summary

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.

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 To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Types of Injuries
  • Outcomes and Effects of Injuries
  • Timeline following injury
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Head Injury/Alzheimer's Link
  • Conclusion

Social Workers:

This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. CE4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2015-8/8/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.


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