Traumatic Brain Injury– focuses on the causes, prevalence, and types of TBI in the U.S. and its classification according to the nature, location, and severity of the injury. Learn about the signs and symptoms of TBI and the role of the speech-language pathologist in patient management.
The goal of this program is to provide speech-language pathologists with information about traumatic brain injuries, including epidemiology, types of injuries, signs and symptoms, medical assessment, and clinical and instrumental evaluation for communication and swallowing disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
Identify the common types of brain injuries that result from head trauma
Describe the signs and symptoms of common traumatic brain injuries
Discuss SLP considerations in the care of patients with traumatic brain injuries
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Free until 12.31.12