Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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INSTRUCTOR: Amy Jak, Ph.D; Staff Neuropsychologist & Director, TBI Cognitive Rehabilitation Clinic, VA San Diego Healthcare System

TIME: 1 Hour, 40 Minutes

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course reviews the definition, cause, and symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); specifically, discussing traumatic brain injuries within the military population. The course also provides you with easy accommodation suggestions to use when working with a client who has a TBI.


SUBJECT AREAS

 

  • Military Cultural Competency
  • Mental Health
  • Neuropsychology 

FORMAT

Web-Based Training, Self-Study (Online)


COURSE LENGTH

1 Hour, 40 Minutes


CREDIT

One and a Half Continuing Education Credit / One and a Half Clock Hour


COURSE RELEASE DATE

October 20, 2015


TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is intended for social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, counselors, and other mental health professionals providing care for Service members and Veterans.


COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate


OUTCOMES & OBJECTIVES

 

  • Define and describe what constitutes a TBI
  • Describe the 3 different severity levels of TBI
  • Recognize and assess the symptoms associated with a TBI
  • List and describe at least two treatment strategies for individuals with TBI

REGISTRATION/PARTICIPATION IN ACTIVITY PROCEDURE

 

  1. Length of Course: One and a half hours
  2. Review program schedule
  3. Register for course on PsychArmor's Virtual Learning Management System
  4. Attend and participate in 100% of program activity and evaluation

CE APPROVAL


STATEMENT OF PARTICIPATION

A certificate of completion will be awarded to participants and accreditation records will be on file at PsychArmor Institute. In order to receive a certificate of completion from PsychArmor, learners must register in PsychArmor's learning management system, attend 100% of the program and complete the evaluations as directed in PsychArmor's course To inquire about CE's, contact CE@PsychArmor.org and provide your name, email, and license number.


PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 

  • Introduction and overview of course (10 Minutes)
  • Overview of TBI (15 Minutes)
  • Review of the types of TBI and level of severity (20 Minutes)
  • Discussion on the prevalence and statistics on TBI (15 Minutes)
  • Explanation of symptoms, etiology, and neuropsychology (20 Minutes)
  • Overview of treatments and tips (10 Minutes)

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

References are available for this course upon request at Support@psycharmor.org



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