“Explore the types of traumatic brain injury”
In this webinar we will consider what constitutes traumatic brain injury – including extradural haemorrhage, subdural haemorrhage, skull fracture and the definition of concussion and its management.
Neurological assessment will be discussed and the importance of the role of the nurse’s observations with these patients.
In this session you will:
- Gain an understanding of traumatic brain injury, including concussion
- Recognise the need for thorough neurological assessment
- Explore/Examine the types of traumatic brain injury
- Review the Glasgow Coma Scale and post traumatic amnesia assessment
Vicki Evans is Vice President of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses. She has been involved in Neuroscience nursing in a variety of positions, both public and private, in Australia and the USA. She has completed tertiary studies in Management and Neuroscience and is employed as the Clinical Nurse Consultant: Neuroscience at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney…Read More>>