Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Potential Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

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Associate Member (Student) Price: $21.00

Members Price: $35.00

1.0 Class A Credit
Course Expiration Date: 5/25/2020


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.  

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the difference between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and other forms of TBI and its diagnostic parameters.

  2. Identify the symptoms of mTBI and understand the potential for long-term cognitive sequelae following an mTBI.

  3. Describe the treatment modalities for mTBI and the challenges associated with identifying and treating patients with long-term cognitive deficits.

  4. Identify the cognitive and symptom similarities between mTBI and PTSD.

  5. Recognize the anesthetic implications for patients with mTBI.

  6. Report knowledge of recent research designed to develop a diagnostic tool to identify those with long-term cognitive deficits following an mTBI.


Important Information:

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.

Accreditation Statements

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.