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Activity Steps

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


  • 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.
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
Required 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