Z Ambiguous Loss in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

$ 40.00

Description:  The traumatic brain injury population often experiences some semblance of ambiguous loss. This unique experience and pathology, requires an understanding of the condition and using appropriate therapeutic approaches when interacting with these patients/families. This webinar will focus on an in-depth exploration of ambiguous loss and its history, along with techniques and therapy approaches when working with this population.

Instructor: Jenna Grove, RN, BSN, CRRN, Clinical Instructor, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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

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

  • Explain the concept of ambiguous loss and different situations in which this may occur
  • State three appropriate goals for those experiencing ambiguous loss
  • Discuss three appropriate approaches when working with a family experiencing ambiguous loss
  • Describe the role of hope in coping with ambiguous loss

Successful Completion: After viewing the 1 hour pre-recorded webinar, you will complete a course evaluation and take a short assessment. You may download a copy of your certificate from the Academy Learning Portal or request a copy to be sent to you by mail.

Continuing Education Credits

Occupational Therapy
The 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 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1: Domain of OT; Category 2: OT Process

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

Speech-Language Pathology

This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).Disclosures

Financial - Receives honoraria for teaching this course from  the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; 
Non-Financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exist

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended. 

  • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us 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.


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


Traumatic Brain Injury