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Course: #1305

Executive Cognitive Functions following Traumatic Brain Injury: Rehabilitation Perspectives

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This course is designed to provide rehabilitation professionals from various disciplines with an overview of executive cognitive functions following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Common executive deficits will be reviewed along with strategies to assess and manage those using individual and group techniques. The focus of the presentation will be on enhancing community participation following TBI and strategies that rehabilitation professionals can use to maximize clinical outcomes.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the various components of executive cognitive functions and their impact on successful community participation following TBI.
  • Select appropriate evaluation approaches to assess and quantify executive cognitive functions.
  • Identify intervention approaches that clinicians can utilize to manage and improve executive cognitive functions.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Identification of executive cognitive functions after TBI and their impact on community participation
20-55 Minutes Assessment and intervention approaches for common executive functioning impairments following TBI
55-60 Minutes Conclusion, Question & Answer

Course Presenter

steven wheeler

Steven Wheeler, Ph.D., OTR/L, CBIS

Dr. Wheeler is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Occupational Therapy program at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He has published as well as presented both nationally and internationally on community re-entry issues following TBI. In addition, Dr. Wheeler has over 20 years of clinical and teaching experience, primarily in neurological rehabilitation. Dr. Wheeler received his Ph.D. with a specialty in occupational therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University. His dissertation focused on community participation and life satisfaction following severe traumatic brain injury and has conducted various research projects related to community based brain injury rehabilitation for more than 10 years.


Presenter Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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