This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This back-to-basics course focuses on functional evaluation of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) across the treatment continuum, from acute care to outpatient care to sideline assessment. Symptom identification is discussed, as well as benefits and limitations of both formal and informal assessment tools.
Part 2: Course 9772
Course created on May 11, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the process of informal, observational assessment of patients who have sustained a head trauma.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the challenges associated with using formal assessment for mild traumatic brain injury evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury.
|5-15 Minutes||Etiology and overview of symptoms of mTBI|
|15-25 Minutes||Observational evaluation of mTBI|
|25-35 Minutes||Formal evaluation of mTBI|
|35-45 Minutes||Considerations when evaluating|
|45-55 Minutes||Case study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Erin O. Mattingly
MA CCC-SLP, CBIS
Erin Mattingly is a Washington, DC-based strategic consultant, speech-language pathologist (SLP), traumatic brain injury (TBI) subject matter expert, and the Director of Strategic Development at Loyal Source Government Services. Ms. Mattingly has over 15 years of leadership experience ranging from field-based patient direct care to support of White House and senior-level federal agency high-visibility public health policy and program implementation. In her role as a consultant, she has worked on a variety of Congressional and Cabinet-level initiatives focused on suicide prevention and mental health across the Nation. In addition, Ms. Mattingly has treated patients across the continuum of brain injury severity, from mild to severe injury, in both civilian and military populations. She stood up the SLP program at the Department of Defense National Intrepid Center of Excellence, a war time capability specializing in the evaluation and treatment of Service members (primarily Special Operators) with the comorbid diagnoses of mild traumatic brain injury and psychological health disorders. She has served in a variety of leadership positions across brain injury, mental health, and SLP organizations, including the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS), the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS), and the Neurogenic Communication Disorders Special Interest Group of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She currently provides leadership by serving on the Board of Directors for This is My Brave, a non-profit organization focused on sharing stories of mental illness and addiction. She is also the Board Vice Chair for the Brain Injury Services, a non-profit organization serving brain injury survivors and their families in the DC and Virginia area. She has multiple publications and presentations at national conferences on the treatment and evaluation of survivors of brain injury and suicide prevention in the Veteran and civilian populations. Ms. Mattingly holds her ASHA certification in speech-language pathology, her license to practice speech-language pathology in Washington, DC, and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.
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