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DIS002 Non-Progressive Disorders Affecting the Brain

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DIS002 Non-Progressive Disorders Affecting the Brain
SKU: 004/012 - DIS002
$130.00

This course will present an overview of non-progressive conditions that affect the brain, including traumatic head injury, cerebral palsy and cerebral vascular accident (stroke).

Significant discounts are available to VGM and US Rehab Members! Call us prior to purchase for your discount code: 800-987-7342.

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This course will present an overview of non-progressive conditions that affect the brain, including traumatic head injury, cerebral palsy and cerebral vascular accident (stroke).

Learning objectives:

  1. List and describe the three types of traumatic brain injury (TBI);
  2. Describe the range of potential effects of a TBI on muscle strength and motor control;
  3. List at least five other potential effects of a TBI;
  4. Discuss the range of seating and mobility devices that might be used following a TBI and factors that should be considered in their provision;
  5. Identify the pathology that causes cerebral palsy (CP) and describe the different types of CP;
  6. Describe the range of potential effects of CP on muscle strength and motor control;
  7. List at least five other potential effects of CP;
  8. Discuss the range of seating and mobility devices that might be used by a person with CP and factors that should be considered in their provision;
  9. List the cause and different types of cerebral vascular accident (CVA);
  10. Describe the typical effects and recovery progression of a CVA;
  11. Discuss the range of seating and mobility devices that might be used following a CVA and factors that should be considered in their provision.
To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program; RESNA and NRRTS approve the 0.2 IACET CEUs for recertification.

Significant discounts are available to VGM and US Rehab Members! Call us prior to purchase for your discount code: 800-987-7342.

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