North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

SEAHEC Training: Traumatic Brain Injury

Each year an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). These people account for over 1 million emergency department visits annually. This program focuses on 4 aspects of TBI treatment: psychiatric, pain, pharmacology, and community resources.
 
Featuring Robin Hurley, MD, FANPA
 
Target Audience: Psychologist, Nurses, OT, PT, Speech Pathologist, Counselors, Social Workers, Substance Abuse other Health Care Professionals who work with adults with Traumatic Brain Issues.
 
Upon completion of this program participants should be able to:
  • Describe how a brain injury can affect mood;
  • Discuss pain management strategies for TBI patients;
  • Name some medications usually prescribed and why;
  • Examine how to orient a patient with TBI into the community;
  • List issues family members of a patient with TBI face
Please click here to register for the training.
 
Speaker

Organizer Laura Patterson

When?

Fri, Feb. 10, 2012
9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern

Where?

Southeast AHEC
2511 Delaney Ave.
Wilmington, NC