This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.
Spinal cord injuries have been traumatizing human beings forever. With the advent of new technologies, medications and treatments people are living much longer lives with such injuries. In this course, we will review the spinal cord and column with an explanation of cord injuries, the mechanism of the injury, and the treatment, both acute and long term.
With most traumatic injuries and broken bones, patients recover and may need to make some life changes, but patients who sustain a spinal cord injury, a whole new set of life skills is required. Patients with spinal cord injury face many complications after injury and long-term problems that need to be addressed on a daily basis to prevent further complications and even death. The amount of energy and focus needed to lead a healthy life is enormous and complicated but there are tips on how to accomplish a healthy life. In this era of COVID-19, there is even more attention to be paid to staying healthy as those with SCI are at risk of contracting the virus.