Nursing CPD Institute

Traumatic Brain Injury & Neurological Assessment

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 17 April 2022
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.

“Explore the types of traumatic brain injury”

Course Content

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.

Learning Outcomes

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
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