Behavior Management for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Instructor: Katie Burress Kestner, PT, DPT, NCS , Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses
Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize specific behaviors and clinical implications of behaviors that occur following traumatic brain injury
- Summarize clinical techniques to manage behaviors during therapeutic intervention to optimize participation
- Identify environmental modifications to reduce the incidence of behaviors
- Select outcome measures and specific documentation to track behavioral manifestations
Continuing Education Credits
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069
This course is offered for 0.15 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-362- 9/01/2017).
This CNE activity is being offered for 1.5 contact hours
Financial - Receives honoraria for teaching this course from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago;
Non-Financial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist
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