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HTRSD.ORG

HTRSD is a provider of continuing education training focused on human trafficking and other social disparities for health care providers, as well as courses that address nurses' health and well-being and under-served topics in advanced critical care.

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All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours. This course is accredited by the following boards:

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.

Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, South Carolina, and West Virginia Boards of Nursing through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.  
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Traumatic Brain Injury: Interventions for Maximizing Quality of Life

Contact Hours: 2
Cost: $20.00
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Traumatic Brain Injury: Interventions for Maximizing Quality of Life
An injury to the head or a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) for some patients can be severe and life-changing with death being the worst-case scenario. Depending on the severity of the brain injury the patient may have a minor impairment and recover in a matter of weeks to requiring significant care measures due to permanent cognitive disabilities. The patient with a TBI requires a specialized level of care across a variety of healthcare disciplines.




Objectives


Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Reference the incidence of Traumatic Brain Injury
  2. Recall  the causes of brain injury
  3. Identify the types of brain injury
  4. Demonstrate a general knowledge of methods of acute nursing care of brain injury patients
  5. Explain the role of nursing care in long-term recovery
  6. Discuss an understanding of methods for preventing complications
  7. Present the primary aspects of rehabilitation considerations, anticipatory planning, and community care


Curriculum


Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Normal Brain Function

Chapter 2: Causes of Brain Injury

  • Types of Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Case Study #1

Chapter 3: Acute and Short-Term Recovery

  • Acute nursing care
  • Preventing complications

Chapter 4: Rehabilitation considerations

  • Case Study #2

Chapter 5: Long Term Recovery

  • Anticipatory planning
  • Community care

Chapter 6: Conclusion

  • References
  • About the Author
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