This course will describe the acute clinical effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Evidence based acute management; from medical to rehabilitation interventions will be outlined, as well as appropriate referral post-acute rehabilitation will be determined. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT/ PTA and AT.
Course created on August 31, 2016
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to describe the pathophysiology and at least two most common mechanisms of TBI.
- The participant will be able to describe the common clinical presentations across the TBI spectrum from concussion/mild to severe TBI.
- The participant will be able to examine the current medical management of acute TBI, and impact of medical management on rehabilitation intervention.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three evidence based rehabilitation interventions for the most common impairments and activity/participation limitations in the acute phase of TBI.
- The participant will be able to differentiate the levels of care and appropriate referral across the continuum of care for persons with acute TBI.
|0-5 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes and background statistics on TBI|
|5-30 Minutes||Pathophysiology of TBI; systems review identifying common clinical presentations post TBI; functional implications|
|30-45 Minutes||Acute medical management and implications for rehab interventions|
|45-60 Minutes||Examination and Evaluation|
|60-100 Minutes||Evidence based rehabilitation interventions for acute TBI and their implementation|
|100-115 Minutes||Identify post-acute levels of care; determination of appropriate post-acute referral|
Jill Seale, PT, PhD, NCS
Jill has been a licensed physical therapist for 24 years. She received Board Certification in the area of Neurologic Physical Therapy from the American Physical Therapy Board of Clinical Specialties in 2004 and recertification in 2014. She has practiced almost exclusively in the field of Brain Injury and Stroke rehabilitation. She has a variety of teaching experiences, in physical therapy academia as well as in the health care community at large. She is currently faculty in the DPT program at South College. In addition, she teaches in several online and onsite continuing education programs across the nation. She has taught and presented in the areas of neurological pathology, rehabilitation, gait, orthotics, mentoring, and research, and is currently involved in clinical research in stroke rehabilitation, orthotic management, and gait analysis/rehabilitation.
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