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Purpose of Activity

To provide a review of the risk factors and mechanisms that predispose elderly patients to sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) along with strategies for prevention.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify risk factors and mechanisms for TBI in the elderly.
  2. Explore strategies for the prevention of TBI in the elderly.
Price: $21.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.





Test Code: JTN0715B
Published: Jul/Aug 2015
Expires: 6/4/2021
Collections: Traumatic Brain Injury
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Vijay Krishnamoorthy, MD; John T. Distelhorst, DO; Monica S. Vavilala, MD; Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN
Categories: Geriatrics , Trauma
Specialties: Gerontology, Neurology, Trauma