• Get Your Head Out of the Game: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports (Mail)

This course offers an in-depth exploration of brain anatomy, the effects of injuries, and the cutting-edge diagnostic tools used in detecting TBIs.

Delve into the intricacies of the brain, from the frontal and parietal lobes to the limbic system. Understand the effects of TBIs, unraveling the complexities of Concussions and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). This course isn't just about theory; it's about equipping you with practical insights that you can apply in real-world scenarios.

Become a master of diagnostic testing with our detailed exploration of the Glasgow Coma Scale, Glasgow Outcome Scale, Abbreviated Injury Scale, and more. Immerse yourself in the world of Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and other cutting-edge technologies that play a crucial role in TBI diagnosis.

This course is a journey that equips you with practical skills and knowledge. As a rad tech, you play a vital role in the healthcare continuum, and this homestudy empowers you to make a difference.


The format for this CE activity is course material and a post test on USB Flash Drive with multiple choice questions mailed to you.

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  • Concussion statistics 

    • Traumatic Brain Injuries 
    • The effects 

    • The diagnosis 

    • The medical progression 

  • Normal brain anatomy 

    • Frontal lobe 
    • Parietal lobes 

    • Temporal lobes 

    • Occipital lobe 

    • The Limbic System 

    • Hypothalamus 
    • Hippocampus 

    • Amygdala 

  • Brain Injuries and Classifications 

    • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) 
    • Concussions 

  • Signs and Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury 

  • Pathophysiology of a concussion 

  • Diagnosis 

    • Clinical Evaluations and Diagnostic Testing for Traumatic Brain Injuries 
    • Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) 

    • Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) 

    • Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) 

    • Balancing Error Scoring Test 

    • Computed Tomography (CT) 

    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 
    • CT Angiography (CTA) 

    • Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) 

    • CT vs. SPECT 

    • ImPACT Concussion Management System 
  • Treatment of mTBI 

  • Long-term issues of TBI 

  • Summary 


At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Define what a traumatic brain injury is. 

  1. Understand the normal anatomy of the brain.  

  1. Define the types of traumatic brain injuries and their classifications. 

  1. List the signs and symptoms of a traumatic brain injury. 

  1. Explain what clinical evaluations and diagnostic test are used to aide in diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.  

  1. Define what ImPACT Concussion Management System in and how it is utilized. 

  1. Discuss what treatments are available for mTBI 

  1. Understand the long-term issues of TBI. 

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This program provides 3.5 AHRA Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. You must complete a post test and pass with a 75% or higher to receive your certificate of completion.

Approval Expirations

All Home study approvals have an expiration date. Some of our home studies are approved for one year others for two years. Whether a home study is renewed at the end of its expiration date is determined by the materials content and relevancy. AHEC recommends if you plan to purchase a home study to complete at a later date that you contact us to confirm the expiration date.
AHEC Faculty

At Advanced Health Education Center, we take pride in our dynamic faculty, each hailing from diverse backgrounds and walks of life. Our educators are not only experienced but also bring a wealth of knowledge in their expertise, ensuring a rich and comprehensive learning experience for all. Committed, knowledgeable, and passionately dedicated to their respective modalities, our instructors embody the spirit of excellence that defines the AHEC experience.
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Get Your Head Out of the Game: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports (Mail)

  • Course ID: GetYourHead-2086-m
  • Credit: 3.5 Category A Credits
  • Date:
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  • Instructor: AHEC Faculty
  • $62.50

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