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

Author: Department of Veterans Affairs

Course Created: 2010

Practice Level: Intermediate

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

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.

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

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: 8/8/2018-8/8/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.


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