By: Institute for Continuing Education

Course Description

This course is designed for health care practitioners to guide them when caring for those suffering from a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI)/concussion. The curriculum is specifically designed to give an overview of recognizing the signs and symptoms associated with MTBI and concussion, the risk factors involved, treatment for their condition and the prevention of future occurrences.

6 CEUs for Chiropractors and Massage Therapists*

This course will include:

  • Define MTBI/Concussion Statistics and Causes
  • Identify the Signs and Symptoms associated with MTBI/concussion
  • Types and Severity levels of MTBI/concussion
  • The Physiology of the what Happens to the Brain During a Concussion?
  • Risk Factors
  • Examination of The TBI Patient
    1. Understanding the Glasgow Coma Scale
    2. Assessing and Understanding the Dizzy/Vertigo/Disequilibrium Patient
    3. Cerebellar Function Testing
    4. Assessing the Role of the Inner Ear in Balance Disturbances
  • Rehabilitation Treatments for Balance/Dizziness and Proprioception Sensory Input
    1. Understanding the roles healthcare professionals can play
    2. ICD Coding
    3. CPT Coding for Additional Levels of Treatment
  • Diagnostics
    1. MRI vs CT Scan
    2. EEG Testing
    3. VNG Testing
    4. Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP)
  • When to Seek Medical Attention
  • Prognosis/Long Term Complications of MTBI/Concussion
  • Screening and Baseline Exams for Athletes
  • Public Awareness and Prevention of the MTBI/Concussion Patient

Course Details

  • By:    Institute for Continuing Education
  • Instructor:     Dr. David G. Harris, MD, DC, DAAPM, DIACN
  • Total CE Hours:    6
  • Course Format:     Live In Person Seminar
  • Course Start:    08/11/2021   09:00am
  • Course End:    08/11/2021   03:30pm
  • Time Zone:    Eastern
  • Location State:    New Jersey
  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Neurology  -6 CE Hours
    • Sports Medicine  -6 CE Hours