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Brain Injuries CEU

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD

Topic: Psychosocial Concepts & Support Systems

Duration: 1.5 hours
4.7 out of 5.0, Based on: 391 reviews

Course Summary

Head trauma involves any trauma to the scalp, skull or brain and may include an alteration in consciousness, even if it is brief. Patients who experience head trauma will have a range of symptoms depending on the type of injury, the force, the location and the severity of the injury. In some patients, the injury will be mild and resolve over a short period of time. However, in other patients, the trauma will produce severe injuries that will have long-term effects.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF Or Word) And the 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.

Start Date:

12/2/2020

Expiration Date:

12/2/2021

Activity Code:

H00044204

Approval Number:

200139117

Program Goal:

To educate CCM® board certified case managers about Brain Injuries

Learning Objectives

At the close of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the etiology of head trauma
  • Discuss the impact of bleeding in head injuries
  • Describe the different types of coma
  • Define acquired brain injury

Course Syllabus

                     
  1. Introduction                 
  2.                  
  3. Etiology Of Head Trauma                 
  4.                  
  5. Anatomy And Physiology Of The Head And Brain             
                       
    1. The Head
    2.                  
    3. Cranial Vault
    4.              
                     
  6.                  
  7. Brain Injury                 
  8.                  
  9. Bleeding In Head Injuries                     
                               
    1. Bruising
    2.                          
    3. Hematomas of the Head
    4.                          
    5. Hemorrhage
    6.                          
    7. Diffuse Axonal Injury
    8.                          
    9. Concussion
    10.                          
    11. Neurological Deficits
    12.                          
    13. Amnesia
    14.                          
    15. Changes in Pupil Shape and Size
    16.                          
    17. Stiff Neck
    18.                          
    19. Severe Headache
    20.                          
    21. Physical Deficits
    22.                          
    23. Nausea and Vomiting
    24.                          
    25. Loss of Consciousness
    26.                      
                     
  10.                  
  11. Coma: Altered Consciousness         
                   
    1. Stupor
    2.              
    3. Vegetative State
    4.              
    5. Minimally Conscious State
    6.              
    7. Locked-In Syndrome
    8.              
    9. Brain Death
    10.              
    11. Coup and Contrecoup Effect
    12.          
                     
  12.                  
  13. Acquired Brain Injury                 
  14.                  
  15. Summary
  16.              

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