This course will provide an overview of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the resulting cognitive impairments. The course will also provide functional strategies to improve the efficacy of treatment sessions when working with the TBI population. This course is appropriate for rehabilitation professionals who may examine and/or treat patients with a TBI. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/ PTA and AT.
Course created on June 13, 2018
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; FL/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; 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
Course Type: Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/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; 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 identify at least two common causes and at least two mechanisms of TBI.
- The participant will be able to identify the lobes of the cerebral cortex and at least one of each of its associated cognitive functions.
- The participant will be able to list at least four cognitive deficits resulting from TBI.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three strategies to achieve effective treatment sessions when working with patients with cognitive impairment.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Mechanism of brain injury concussion through severe TBI|
|25-45 Minutes||Cortical and subcortical damage and cognitive impairment correlates|
|45-70 Minutes||Learning and memory: Implications and functional strategies|
|70-85 Minutes||Speech and language: Implications and functional strategies|
|85-95 Minutes||Attention: Implications and functional strategies|
|95-110 Minutes||Executive functioning: Implications and functional strategies|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kelli Broussard, MS, CCC-SLP, received her MS in Speech Pathology from the University of Texas at Dallas. She has 17 years of experience in the treatment of neurogenic communication disorders with a focus on providing functional therapy to improve quality of life. Kelli currently works in Austin, Texas, in post-acute brain injury rehabilitation in the home and community setting as a speech-language pathologist and clinical coordinator
Kelly Ramsey, MS, CCC/SLP, received her MS in Speech Pathology from Baylor University. She has worked as a speech pathologist in rehabilitation settings for over 25 years. As the Executive Director for Rehab Without Walls in Texas, Kelly currently leads a home and community-based rehabilitation program for people with acquired neurological injuries. Additionally, Kelly volunteers her time to the Texas Brain Injury Alliance, serving as a board member and President.
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