3/22/23: Pharmacological Interventions in Brain Injury

Time:  March 22, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central Daylight Time

Note: If you are unable to attend the live event, you will be automatically enrolled in the on-demand version.  The on-demand version will be available six weeks after the live broadcast.

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.

Learner Outcomes: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

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

Instructor: Elliott J. Roth, MD

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

Continuing Education Credits

Nurses:

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CNE is being offered for 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education including 1.0 pharmacology contact hours.

In order to receive contact hours for the live event, nurses must attend the entire webinar and complete the evaluation. For the on-demand self-study they must also complete a post-test with a minimum passing score.

Occupational Therapists: 

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. This distance learning interactive webinar is offered at .10 CEUs [intermediate, OT service delivery]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

Physical Therapists:

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this course for 1.0 Contact Hours.  Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.  This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.0 Contact Hours. 

The following states require continuing education units with no state-specific approval:  CT, IA, and WA 

Speech-Language Pathologists:

Disclosures

Course Directors and Planning Committee Members:

Julie Lenkiewicz, MS, CCC-SLP - Has nothing to disclose.
Melissa Kolski, PT, OCS, Dip MDT - Has nothing to disclose.
Leslie Marriott, OT - Has nothing to disclose.
Pamela Pfeifer, MS, RN, NPD-BC - Has nothing to disclose.

 

Speakers, Moderators and Panelists:

Elliot Roth, MD - Has nothing to disclose.

Technology Requirements: To participate, you will need access to a device with an Internet connection. Computers, laptops, iOS and Android devices are supported.

High-speed broadband Internet access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

Additional requirements include:

  • Web browser: latest stable version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
  • JavaScript and Cookies enabled
  • Speaker and microphone, or headset with microphone, or phone to listen to webinar facilitators
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer as it is not supported.

      Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of a live webinar, please provide written notice by email or by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.

      Collections

      Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants OTA and PTA Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists

      Tags

      Traumatic Brain Injury