Rehabilitation for Pediatric Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

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As we expand our Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Program to include care for children with traumatic brain injury and in recognition of brain injury month in March, we are pleased to announce a three-part recorded educational series.

To earn credit, please watch the series throughout the month then join us for the live expert panel discussion. Completion of each video and knowledge assessment earns 1.0 CEU and up to 4.0 CEU in total for RNs and PTs.

Special Invitation for: nurses, physical therapists.

Part One: Prevention, Acute Recovery and Lifespan Implications – 1.0 CEU  

Rehabilitation for Pediatric Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize risk factors and strategies for prevention
  • Distinguish lifespan of TBI specific to the pediatric population

Part Two: Interdisciplinary Care on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit – 1.0 CEU

Rehabilitation for Pediatric Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Learning Objective:

  • Determine factors that promote engagement in the rehab process
  • Anticipate patient progress based on TBI type, severity and therapy evaluation findings
  • Integrate principles of SMART goals to construct a plan of care

Part Three: Interventions to Target Brain – Behavior Function – 1.0 CEU

Rehabilitation for Pediatric Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Learning Objective:

  • Describe cognitive and functional tests/measures
  • Analyze cognitive strategies for functional activities training
  • Apply principles of brain-behavior relation for impairments of memory, mood and executive function

Physical Therapists: Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is approved as a Recognized Continuing Competency Approving Agency, by the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is approved for 1.0 continuing education units for each completed module.

Board of Registered Nursing Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 04148, for 1.0 contact hours for each completed module.