Traumatic Brain Injury: Caring Beyond the Acute Injury

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Discover methods to confidently meet the care challenges for someone with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Learn what happens in the brain before and after TBI. Explore management strategies for TBI care along the continuum– from acute management through post-acute management with concomitant illnesses and TBI complications. Explore the role of mental health issues, emotional dysregulation, substance abuse, PTSD, veterans, sexuality, and aging effects in TBI.

Who Should Attend?  Registered nurses, Licensed practical nurses, any member of the interprofessional team working with patients with TBI.

Program Outline

  • Self-Reflection of Current TBI Practice & Concerns
  • Brain Anatomy & Common Types of Injury
  • Physical/Cognitive/Behavioral/Communication Effects
  • Complications – Immediate, Short and Long Term
  • TBI by Developmental Age & Recovery Challenges
  • Impact of Other Factors Associated with TBI
  • Assessment, Interventions and Management

Contact Hours:  6.5

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

Additional Information

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

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

Employer Registration – Location: Kirkland, WA