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DSHS – Traumatic Brain Injury: Strategies for Surviving and Thriving [LTC-20190123]

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Max Contact Hours Awarded: 5
Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded: 0


Program Description

Discover methods and techniques to meet the challenges of caring for someone with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Learn what happens in the brain before and after TBI and the resulting mental and physical changes. Explore how to provide help and support to the resident and their family/ support system(s).

This program meets the 2018 Washington State DSHS-approved course for your caregiving Health Services/ Nursing staff members.  


January 23, 2019
8:00 am – 1:30 pm

Location: Acute Care Education Opens in new window or tab, Vancouver, WA


Who Should Attend?

All Health Services/ Nursing caregiving staff (RN, LPN, Med Aides, Caregivers, CNA, HCA, NAR and others) in long term care settings.


Program Outline

  • The Brain: Before & After a TBI
  • Physical & Cognitive Changes and TBI: How to Help
  • Challenges of Caregiving: Emotional/Behavior Changes and TBI
  • Supporting Recovery

 


Speaker:  Rita T. (“Terri”) Brandley, MHPE, BSN, RN, CCM


If you are an employer who needs to register more than one employee for this program, please fill out our group registration form.

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Registration includes: Attendance at program, program handout, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast, and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.

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