This webinar will include an exploration of the various etiologies of dysfunction following mTBI, including, headache, visual/oculomotor impairment, chronic dizziness, and pain. The challenging issue of prioritizing intervention and appropriate referral to other medical practitioners will be discussed. 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 March 25, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/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; LA/2.0; 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; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to list three common chronic conditions that result from mTBI.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify a migraine headache according to established diagnostic criteria.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify two of the most common visual impairments that affect persons with mTBI.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the fear-avoidance model as it relates to chronic TBI.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two factors that may help in considering the prioritization of PT intervention.
|0-15 Minutes||Brief intro, review of learner outcomes, areas of impairment|
|15-45 Minutes||Headache- differential diagnosis, management|
|45-60 Minutes||Visual/vestibular complications to recovery|
|60-75 Minutes||Chronic pain/dizziness|
|75-90 Minutes||Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)|
|90-115 Minutes||Prioritizing and management challenges|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Laura Morris, PT, NCS is a physical therapist and lecturer with 30 years of experience in the management of adults with neurologic disorders. Her clinical work focuses on vestibular disorders and mild traumatic brain injury at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, part of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare system in the Chicago area. She teaches continuing education in concussion and vestibular rehabilitation, both nationally and internationally. Her experience includes inpatient and outpatient care, clinical research, and program development. Clinical practice also included vestibular and concussion rehabilitation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Mild Brain Injury Program in Baltimore, Maryland, and neurologic private practice in Alexandria, Virginia. She was re-credentialed for her Neurologic Clinical Specialist in 2013. She has served on the board of directors for the Academy of Neurologic PT, as the Director of Communications. Her contributions to the literature include book chapters and journal articles in the area of vestibular disorders and mild brain injury rehabilitation.
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