Transitioning from Brain Injury to Recovery: A Path Towards Normalcy?

This presentation will review the anatomical and molecular mechanisms underlying recovery following traumatic brain injury. Neurological complications following brain injury are also reviewed.

Medium: Enduring Material, video with PPT, eLearning 

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for primary care providers and specialists interested in injury prevention, treatment of acute injury, and recovery from injury for pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Describe anatomical and molecular mechanisms underlying primary and secondary injuries following traumatic brain injury;
  • Predict the risks of developing neurological complications following traumatic brain injury.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Participation
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Charles Marcuccilli, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

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