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Acquired Brain Injury

Acquired Brain Injury

Acquired Brain Injury

Eunan McCrudden and Catherine Flanagan
Eunan McCrudden and Catherine Flanagan
on behalf of Health Education England

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
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Launch date: 06 Sep 2018
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Last updated: 06 Sep 2018

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Description

This session will outline the causes and effects of acquired brain injury (ABI) in childhood. It will explore the relevance of stages of brain development, anatomy and function when assessing children post-ABI. This will be considered in the context of a child and family’s adjustment to life following the injury. It will also cover the roles and expectations of professionals in managing children with ABI.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe what is meant by acquired brain injury
• Distinguish head trauma from traumatic brain injury
• Identify factors that contribute to the presentation of children post-ABI
• Outline the principles of management and rehabilitation of post-ABI difficulties
Eunan McCrudden and Catherine Flanagan

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Eunan McCrudden and Catherine Flanagan
on behalf of Health Education England

Eunan McCrudden -
At present Eunan is employed to provide psychological input to the regional neurosciences and neurodisability services in the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. He also leads a regional, multi-professional outreach service assisting core services meet the needs of children (and families) with acquired brain injuries.

Catherine Flanagan -
Catherine graduated with honours from Queens University Belfast in 2005. She is a senior general paediatric trainee working in the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children and at present is studying for a Masters in Paediatric Neurodisability.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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