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Event: Red Flags of Brain Injury in the Workplace

Event: Red Flags of Brain Injury in the Workplace

Identification, Diagnosis and Treatment

Thursday, March 18, 2021

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST

Event Registration Here

 

Course Description

This course is appropriate for professionals that manage and/or review brain injury cases, essential legal staff and those involved in patient care.

The course discusses the most prevalent types of brain injury in the workplace. Statistics regarding the jobs with the highest rates of brain injury, as well as other risk factors for sustaining a brain injury in the workplace will be reviewed. The most commonly reported persistent symptoms of brain injury and frequently utilized diagnostic procedures will be discussed. Treatment of cognitive, physical, occupational, psychosocial and neurobehavioral deficits following brain injury will be presented. Effectiveness of rehabilitation and cost savings associated with rehabilitation will be discussed.

 

Objectives

  • Discuss the three most prevalent types of brain injury sustained in the workplace
  • List five common red flags of brain injury, including signs and symptoms
  • Name one structural and one functional procedure used to diagnose brain injury
  • Describe three therapies often utilized to treat brain injury
  • Discuss three factors that may lead to cost savings associated with rehabilitation following brain injury
Centre for Neuro Skills

Gary S. Seale, PhD

Regional Director of Clinical Services

 

Gary S. Seale, PhD, is Regional Director of Clinical Services for the Centre for Neuro Skills. He received his doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas. He is dual licensed in Texas as a Chemical Dependency Counselor, and Psychological Associate with Independent Practice, and he holds a clinical appointment at UTMB in the School of Health Professions – Department of Rehabilitation Science.

 

Dr. Seale has worked exclusively in postacute brain injury rehabilitation for over 28 years and has conducted research and published peer-reviewed articles on topics including rehabilitation outcomes, the relationship between positive emotion and recovery of functional status following stroke, and emergency preparedness for disabled populations.

 

   

1 CLE for California and Texas Attorneys, RN, CCM, and General Certificate of Attendance available to all other essential staff. Pending ID and NV CLE. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. CEP10075 for 1.0 contact hours.