Brain Injury: The Invisible Injury in the Aging Population

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Content

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has termed traumatic brain injury (TBI) the “silent epidemic.” Within this silent epidemic, there is a seemingly silent population; older adults with TBI. Finding age-appropriate care for the elderly patients with TBI is sparse. This presentation will begin the conversation about the importance of recognizing and managing the invisible injury, brain injury. We will also discuss the importance of brain injury prevention starting with fall prevention techniques.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the prevalence of brain injury and identify common causes and symptoms in the aging population
  2. Understand brain injury management techniques and fall prevention strategies
  3. Identify Nebraska TBI community-based brain injury supports for individuals with brain injury and their families

Audience

This webinar is appropriate for administrators, directors, nurses, social services workers, and direct care staff in nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.

Speaker

Peggy Reisher, MSW, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, Sheila Kennedy, and Judy Nichelson, RN

Continuing Education

One hour of continuing education is available. Please defer to your licensing board or agency to ensure courses taken meet your license requirements.

Webinar Registration Fees

Registration Fee……………………….. $55 per individual

(One continuing education hour, live webinar, and on-demand recording included)

Registration Information

Webinar registration fees are non-refundable. See substitution, cancellation, and refund policies here.

Webinar fees must be paid in advance.

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