Concussions & Cranial Nerve Exam of Motor Vehicle Injuries
About This Course
We know that half of all concussions occur in motor vehicle collisions (MVC) and that it is estimated 70-80% of people involved in a MVA will suffer a concussion. While symptoms that should lead to a diagnosis the word “concussion” rarely appears in files from chiropractors, medical doctors or even emergency departments.
In this 15 hour continuing education course, you will learn:
- What gets injured in a mild traumatic brain injury
- How to perform a complete examination to document the injuries and progress
- What therapies can be used in office or at home
Course Purpose and Objective
Purpose: to make doctors aware of the symptomology, diagnosing and treatment of this ultimate soft tissue injury.
Objective: understanding mechanism and dynamics of injury, symptomology and proper testing to diagnose concussions
- Clinical findings are discussed and demonstrated.
- Diagnosis and treatment is made simple through understanding the mechanism and dynamics of brain trauma
- The most common symptoms and structures injured will be addressed
- Complicating factors that will commonly be seen in motor vehicle injuries
- Complete cranial nerve examination.
- Additional testing that can be done in office or referred out