Traumatic Brain Injury
This full day class will allow you to discover how traumatic brain injuries affect individuals within the long-term care population and how to best care for this population. You will be required to pass a written examination to receive credit for this course.
The target audience of this class includes caregivers and healthcare providers who will be working with clients with mental health conditions in a long-term care environment.
Key learning objectives includes:
Identify Anatomy of the Brain & Brain Injury Basics.
Understand the basics of brain injury management.
Understand the impact of TBI on behavior, mood and cognition.
Develop skills to communicate effectively.
Develop skills to respond effectively to challenging behaviors and to provide smooth day to day care.
Course is 3 hours long and is mandatory to become a WA State DSHS
Community Instructor. Credits can be used for Continuing Education or Population-Specific hours.
This course is WA DSHS approved for credit.
This course will be taught online via Zoom and followed by the examination. The examination is given at the Long Term Care Education office in Camas. A Zoom confirmation link will be sent to you via email prior to the day of class.
Certificate of completion will be given to you following successful completion of the examination after class.
Must pick up book prior to class—this is required for class participation.
Payment via check, cash, credit card or Paypal prior to class. There is a non-refundable $25 fee for cancellations made prior to 2 days of the class.