CASBHC Lunch and Learn Series 2024: Brain Injury Alliance of CT (February 28, 2024)
This presentation will provide a general overview of mTBI/concussive injury. Discussion will include how concussive TBI differs from more moderate/severe injury, how to recognize signs/symptoms, implications across all functional domains, and best practices for return to activity (learning and play). Specific strategies for helping students maximize recovery and community resources for concussive injury, including PCS (post concussive syndrome) will be provided.
Acknowledgement of Support
This activity is appropriate for the following audiences:
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Associates/Assistants
By the end of this session, participants will be able to...
- Describe how concussive/mTBI differs from other types of brain injury.
- Identify at least 6 common signs/symptoms of concussive injury, noting the 1 most often cited reason for seeking out medical attention.
- Explain the current best practice guidelines for return to play following a potential concussion.
- Identify 8 strategies for facilitating a student’s successful return to the learning environment following a concussion.
Accessing the Zoom link and session evaluation
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
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