Z 04/03/19: Pharmacological Interventions in Brain Injury

$ 40.00

April 3, 2019
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST

The registration for this webinar will close on April 3, at 12:00 pm cst.

Elliot Roth, MD, Attending Physician, Brain Innovation Center, and Director of Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Health and Function of People with Physical Disabilities, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Paul B. Magnuson Professor and Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists

Description: This webinar will review many of the frequently used medications to treat some of the common behavioral consequences of various types of brain injury. The review will discuss mechanisms, common uses, dosing and adverse effects. The review will also summarize existing literature on these conditions, in addition to describing clinical experience.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Name and describe some of the pharmacological agents sued to treat neurobehavioral consequences of brain injury
  • Describe clinical applications of these pharmacological agents, including common uses, dosing and adverse effects.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Physical Therapy 

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour. Approval #216-000069.

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 contact hour.

    Occupational Therapy 

    Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This introductory level program awards occupational therapists 0.10 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: OT Process

    Speech-Language Pathology


    This course is offered for  0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).


    Financial -  Receives a salary from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
    Non-Financial -  No relevant non-financial relationship exists



    Online Learning Occupational Therapists OTA and PTA Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists