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Functional Treatment for Acquired Brain Injury in Inpatient Rehabilitation

Course: #8055 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 2432 Reviews

This course provides a brief overview of the mechanics of traumatic brain injury; reviews the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF); introduces functional therapy ideas for patients surviving acquired brain injury during the acute rehabilitation phase; and discusses how to incorporate functional, multidisciplinary goals into patient treatment and family education.

Course created on June 13, 2017

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) and the Plan, Implement, and Evaluate (PIE) framework and how to develop goals based on these frameworks.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three functional therapy tasks to use in the acute rehabilitation setting for various cognitive and physical deficits.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the benefits of co-treating and developing multidisciplinary goals in functional treatment of brain injury.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Mechanism & Symptoms of TBI
15-25 Minutes Treatment and Goal Planning Frameworks
25-35 Minutes Co-Treatment and Multidisciplinary Goals
35-50 Minutes Intake Assessment & Discipline Specific Evaluation
50-70 Minutes Functional Treatment Tasks
70-85 Minutes Case Review
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Erin Mattingly was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Non-financial: Erin Mattingly serves as the Professional Development Manager for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 2; on the Marketing Committee for the Academy of Brain Injury Specialists; on the Communications Committee for the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.