Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Concussion - Mild Traumatic Brain Injury v. 2.0 (NA1743)

Author(s): Department of Veterans Affairs - Department of Defense

Pre-Approved for: ABVE, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, COPS-KT, CRCC, CRRN, CVE, CVRP, Delaware BON, MSCC, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 12

CCM Credit Hours: 6

CDMS Credit Hours: 6

Course Format

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.

Course Overview

This course is based off of the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense’s Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Concussion - Mild Traumatic Brain Injury v. 2.0. This guideline provides evidence-based information on the management of patients with a history of mTBI. This CPG provides guidelines for the care of patients with a history of mTBI.

Course Objectives

  1. Assess the patient's condition and determine the best treatment method

  2. Optimize the clinical management to improve symptoms and functioning, adherence to treatment, recovery, well-being, and quality of life outcomes

  3. Minimize preventable complications and morbidity

  4. Emphasize the use of patient-centered care

Course Outline

  1. Section 1: Introduction

  2. Section 2: Background

  3. Section 3: About this Clinical Practice Guideline

  4. Section 4: Guideline Working Group

  5. Section 5: Algorithms

  6. Section 6: Recommendations

  7. Section 7: Knowledge Gaps and Recommended Research

  8. Appendix A: Guideline Development Methodology

  9. Appendix B: Clinical Symptom Management

  10. Appendix C: Mechanism of Injury

  11. Appendix D: Evidence Table

  12. Appendix E: 2009 Recommendation Categorization

  13. Appendix F: Participants List

  14. Appendix G: Acronym List

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Customer Testimonial

The study had good information on checking the conditions of those with a TBI Injury and treatments and interventions available
James M.