Biology of Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury
There is a great need for quality services for returning veterans. As a professional who works with the military, veterans and their families, you seek to improve your knowledge and ability to treat their unique conditions. Develop a basic understanding of the biological aspects of the trauma response, including: neuroendocrine changes, neurochemical changes, neuroanatomical changes and the impact of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Identify two neuroendocrine factors, four neurochemical systems and three anatomical changes all associated with post-traumatic stress
- Distinguish factors in traumatic brain injury
- Understand how these factors may affect treatment and transition to civilian life
- Pinpoint resources for further education and referral
There are no textbooks required for this course. All course materials will be available for viewing online.