Nursing CPD Institute

Neuro Trauma

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 17 August 2021
In this webinar, we will consider what constitutes TBI – including extradural haemorrhage, subdural haemorrhage, skull fractures, diffuse axonal injury and concussion- and we will explore the need to review current procedures to improve patient outcomes.

“Gain an understanding of TBI”

Course Content

According to The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the traumatic brain injury rate (TBI) in Australia is 107 per 100 000 population with most studies suggesting that approximately 20% of these have sustained moderate or severe head injuries.

In this webinar we will consider what constitutes TBI – including extradural haemorrhage, subdural haemorrhage, skull fractures, diffuse axonal injury and concussion- and we will explore the need to review current procedures to improve patient outcomes.

Injuries highlighted in Formula 1 car racing and skiing will be discussed. 

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of TBI
  • Explore/Examine the various injuries resulting from F1 racing over the years and what has been done to lessen these injuries
  • Recognise the need to review procedures
  • Review some case presentations

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