The connection between concussions and pain, the types of pain most frequently seen in concussions, how the nervous system is involved, and best practices for occupational therapy treatment will be explored in this course.
Course created on May 26, 2022
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 04185; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-916821; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the most common types of pain associated with concussions.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 main occupational therapy treatment strategies for this population.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the nervous system component in pain.
|5-10 Minutes||What is a concussion?|
|10-20 Minutes||Migraines vs. headaches and treatment for both|
|20-30 Minutes||Chronic pain|
|30-40 Minutes||Polyvagal theory and pain|
|40-50 Minutes||Other strategies for pain|
|50-55 Minutes||Other helpful resources and questions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Zara Dureno is an Occupational Therapist with her master’s from the University of British Columbia and an undergraduate degree in psychology with a focus on neuroscience. She is passionate about all things neurological health and has a practice base of clients with concussion, mental health, and chronic pain diagnoses. She has studied chronic pain and concussions for the last 3 years and is very passionate about this field of care on a personal and professional level.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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