Traumatic Brain Injury Across the Lifespan
This is two-part webinar geared toward those working in home and community-based settings with individuals with brain injuries. Part I will cover the basics of brain injury including definitions, causes, and common effects. Brain development and the special issues related to brain injury in childhood as well as aging after a brain injury will be discussed. Part II will focus on interventions and approaches that are useful after brain injury. Resources and advice from family members caring for individuals with brain injury will also be highlighted.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to Claim CE Certificate
- Validation by CE Administration of attendance via webinar report log-in sheet for Part 1 and Part 2
- Evaluation of course
Ocupational Therapy Assistants
All Health Care Professionals regardless of CE credit
By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:
- Define brain injury and identify at least 3 common causes of brain injury
- Discuss the possible long-term consequences of brain injury—physical, cognitive, and emotional/behavioral
- Describe the impact of these problems on day-to-day life
- Identify at least two special concerns regarding pediatric brain injury
- Describe common interventions that are helpful to individuals after brain injury
- Discuss common approaches that are helpful for individuals with brain injury
- Describe at least two recommendations from family members with regard to best practices from their perspective
- Identify relevant brain injury resources
No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors, presenters, coordinators, planners, or reviewers.
MJ Schmidt, MA, CBIST, Training and Outreach Coordinator, Brain Injury Association of PA (BIAPA)
MJ Schmidt is currently the Training and Outreach Coordinator for the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania (BIAPA). She is both a family member of someone with a brain injury and a professional with more than 25 years of experience in the field. MJ has worked in acute and post-acute brain injury rehabilitation as a researcher and writer, and has most recently worked on several grant projects regarding justice-involved populations in the state of Pennsylvania. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer and also serves as chair of the non-profit Council on Brain Injury.
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- 3.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
- 0.30 Continuing Education Units, CEUs (AOTA)
- 3.00 Participation
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