Overview of Course:
The purpose of this activity is to educate Nurse Anesthetists regarding the definition, diagnostic criteria, symptom expression and duration, treatment, anesthetic implications of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and discuss a novel potential diagnostic paradigm.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
Identify the difference between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and other forms of TBI and its diagnostic parameters.
Identify the symptoms of mTBI and understand the potential for long-term cognitive sequelae following an mTBI.
Describe the treatment modalities for mTBI and the challenges associated with identifying and treating patients with long-term cognitive deficits.
Identify the cognitive and symptom similarities between mTBI and PTSD.
Recognize the anesthetic implications for patients with mTBI.
Report knowledge of recent research designed to develop a diagnostic tool to identify those with long-term cognitive deficits following an mTBI.
The post-test will not launch until you have watched the video in its entirety. A score of at least 80% is required to pass the exam in this course. The participant will have only 1 opportunity to successfully complete the post-test which is comprised of 10 random questions pulled from the pool of test questions. If the participant fails the post-test, they will not receive any CE credits for this course.
The course has been prior approved by the AANA for 1 Class A CE credit; AANA Code number 1034608; Course Expiration Date 05/25/2020.
The AANA is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10862.