Developed by experienced clinicians and rehabilitation professionals, Brain Injury Fundamentals is an all-new training and certificate program designed to address the unique needs and challenges of those who care for or encounter individuals with brain injury. This includes non-licensed direct care staff persons, facility staff, family members and friends, first responders, and others in the community. The mandatory training course covers essential topics such as:
The course is grounded in adult learning principles, maximizing participant engagement and application through an interactive workbook. Using real-life scenarios to anchor the course concepts, participants learn about the challenges people face following brain injury and the types of support they need. This essential program will help candidates understand different types of behavior, manage medication safely, and provide support to families and friends.
Craig Hospital Brain Injury Resources
Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado, is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neurorehabilitation and research of patients with brain injury (BI) and spinal cord injury (SCI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated more than 34,500 patients with BI and SCI since 1956. Learn more about Craig Hospital at https://craighospital.org.
Craig has an extensive BI resource and video library. Access our BI resource library at https://craighospital.org/brain-injury-resource-library. Visit our YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/craighospital.
The following web-based modules developed for health care and social service providers are available at tbi.osu.edu. These modules are appropriate for anyone who works with or cares for individuals who have experienced TBI. For those who wish to learn about TBI to meet their employer’s expectations or for personal/professional growth there is no charge for completing modules. If you wish to earn continuing education credit there is a $20 per module fee.
Please note: If you do not wish to obtain CEUs, the TBI Identification Method (OSU TBI-ID) training module may also be viewed on this site http://ohiovalley.org/tbi-id-method/
Click here or click specific publications below: https://www.in.gov/isdh/28599.htm
I. E-Book: Prescribing Opioids for TBI Patients
II. Brain Injury and Opioid Overdose Infographic
III. VA Opioid and TBI Recommendations
V. Available Local Accommodations
VI. Repository of Resources from Outside Agencies
VIII. Alternative Pain Management Strategies
IX. TBI Documentary Videos
X. Outpatient Opioid De-escalation Recommendations
XI. Local Accommodations list