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Acquired Brain Injuries

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This Acquired Brain Injuries course aims to give you an understanding of what an acquired brain injury is, how they are diagnosed, as well as how acquired brain injuries can occur and the impacts that it can have on the individual and the individuals family. You will also learn how acquired brain injuries are treated and the legal and financial aspects of living with an acquired brain injury.

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All about this Acquired Brain Injuries Course

In this acquired brain injuries course, you will gain detailed knowledge and understanding of what an acquired brain injury is and the diagnosis and treatment process. This course is suitable for those working in a care environment who may be caring for someone with an acquired brain injury, as well as friends and family of someone living with an acquired brain injury. At the end of the course you should feel more equipped to help support the person living with an acquired brain injury.

At the start of the course you will be introduced to the structure of the brain and how it functions, as well as statistics on acquired brain injuries in adults and children. You will then learn the complications and conditions that cause acquired brain injuries, as well as the risk factors for these causes and the course will outline the presenting symptoms. You will also gain an understanding of the impacts of an acquired brain injury.

You will also explore how the ongoing effects of an acquired brain injury can be helped with rehabilitation from a multidisciplinary team. The course will finish by covering how family and close friends can support someone with an acquired brain injury, as well as covering the legal and financial aspects of living with an acquired brain injury. Links to support websites for the individual, their family and those working in healthcare are also included.

Important terminology will be put in bold throughout the course.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Acquired Brain Injuries – In the first unit of the acquired brain injuries course, you will focus on building a foundation of knowledge about the brain and acquired brain injuries.
  • Unit 2 – Types of Acquired Brain Injuries – In this unit you will look at the causes of acquired brain injuries more closely, including medical conditions, risk factors and signs and symptoms.
  • Unit 3 – Effects of Acquired Brain Injury – You will explore the effects of acquired brain injury on an individual, including short term and long term effects/impacts.
  • Unit 4 – Treatment for Acquired Brain Injury – This unit will cover how an acquired brain injury is treated both at initial presentation and as a chronic condition, this unit will also explore how to plan for and manage the effects on lifestyle factors, such as education, work and socialising.
  • Unit 5 – Supporting Someone with an Acquired Brain Injury – In the final unit of the acquired brain injuries course, you will explore how to support someone with an acquired brain injury and what support is available to those caring for them.

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The CPD Online College are endorsed by Skills for Care, the largest body for workforce development in social care in England. Only the best care training providers are able to meet their stringent requirements and the Skills for Care endorsement is the hallmark of quality when it comes to courses in the care sector.

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Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

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Acquired Brain Injury
Acquired Brain Injuries
£20 + VAT