Traumatic Brain Injury in the US - Epidemiology and Rehabilitation

$9.00 | CE Hours:3.00 | Intermediate

CE Course Description

This CE course discusses the known incidence of traumatic brain injury, including trends over time; prevalence of traumatic brain injury-related disability; the adequacy of TBI outcome measures; factors that influence differential TBI outcomes; and the current status and effectiveness of TBI rehabilitation services.

Article Author:  Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Thomas R Frieden, MD, Debra Houry, MD, Grand Baldwin, PhD.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

Course Objectives

1. Differentiate between mild, moderate, and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).

2. Describe the incidence of TBI, including trends over time, as well as data on the prevalence of TBI-related disability.

3. Identify how special populations such as pediatric and older adult age groups, military service members and veterans, and incarcerated populations may be impacted by TBI.

4. Review the adequacy of TBI outcome measures while discussing factors that influence differential TBI outcomes.

5. Assess the current status and effectiveness of TBI rehabilitation services.

6. Outline recommendations to address the gaps in understanding the current state of rehabilitation for TBI.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

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Added On: 2015-04-13

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