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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Identifies the symptoms of and recovery pattern from a mild brain injury. Describes the difficulties in making the diagnosis of mild brain injury. Lists the steps in managing sports-related mild brain injuries. Describes treatment strategies for reducing the impact of mild brain injury on cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and vocational functioning. Identifies lifestyle changes that can prevent the onset of a mild brain injury.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the symptoms, neuropathology, and recovery pattern of mild traumatic brain injury.
  2. Describe the challenges of diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury and post-concussion syndrome.
  3. List the steps in diagnosing and managing sports-related and military-related mild traumatic brain injuries.
  4. Describe strategies for identifying and reducing the impact of mild traumatic brain injury on cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and vocational functioning.
  5. Identify lifestyle changes that can prevent the onset of a mild traumatic brain injury.
  6. Describe the impact of repetitive brain injuries and the risk factors, neuropathology, and course of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
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Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 4
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