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The Brain Trauma Foundation provides education for physicians, nurses, and EMS providers. These courses are geared towards all levels of healthcare professionals caring for severely head-injured patients.
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ICP Monitoring 1: Inhospital Guidelines for the Management of Severe TBI

ICP Monitoring 1: Inhospital Guidelines for the Management of Severe TBI

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO CME CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE.

The first in our series on the new Guidelines for the Management of Severe TBI, this session is crucial for reviewing and acquiring new knowledge about normal neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. It is particularly geared towards critical care nurses who provide acute, life-saving management of patients following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Presented by Donald Marion, MD.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Seizures: Myths, Realities and Practicalities

Traumatic Brain Injury and Seizures: Myths, Realities and Practicalities

TBI: Seizures, Myths, Realities and Practicalities will look at the prevalence and importance of nonconvulsive seizures in moderate-severe TBI patients. Discuss management of acute symptomatic seizures and status epilepticus and when to use antiepileptic drugs.

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TBI Guidelines 5: CPP, ICP, and ICP Monitoring

TBI Guidelines 5: CPP, ICP, and ICP Monitoring

This training session discusses the concept of advanced intracranial monitoring of ICP and CPP for severe TBI. Presented by Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, CEN.

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ICP Monitoring 3: Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring

ICP Monitoring 3: Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring

Brain Tissue Oxygen (Pbt02) is a vital parameter measured to assess the outcome of the traumatic brain injury patient. This module defines and describes the role of brain tissue oxygen monitoring in TBI care. It also looks at the importance of ICP Monitoring, Cerebral Perfusion Pressure, and Cerebral Blood Flow, through the use of case studies and outcomes. Presented by Sylvain Palmer, MD, FACS, and Mary Kay Bader, MSN, CCRN, CNRN.

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BTF Webinar Series

BTF Webinar Series

Thursday, November 17, 2011: Sports-Concussions : The Role of a "Return to Academics" Plan , Register at: http://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/605169930

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2012: Sports and Combat Concussion: Assessment, Intervention, and Return-To-Play/Duty, Register at:

http://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/475182658

 

Friday, February 24, 2012: TBI in Older Adults: Risk Factors, Outcomes, and Treatment Implications, Register at: http://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/522470402

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