Report on Needs Assessment of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury in Idaho
The Institute of Rural Health at Idaho State University recently completed a statewide assessment of the needs of persons with a traumatic brain Injury in Idaho.
To view the final report Click Here.
CHS EVENTS TO TAKE PLACE IN BOISE, MERIDIAN, AND NAMPA.
September 21, 2017
Whitney United Methodist Church
3315 W. Overland Rd., Boise ID 83702
October 19, 2017
Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho
315 Stampede Dr., Nampa ID 83687
November 16, 2017
ISU–Meridian Health Science Center
1311 E. Central Dr., Meridian ID 83642
Please click below for additional information:
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TBI TRAINING INCLUDED IN INTER-PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE COURSE
September 9th or 16th, 2017 and January 20th or 27th 2018
A 90-minute TBI training is included in an inter-professional education elective course at ISU-Meridian. Students are presented with a comprehensive overview of TBI, including how it can occur and its effects. Students are instructed on how to use the OSU-TBI screening tool and are given the opportunity to become familiar with the tool by dividing into groups and practicing with case scenarios.
22nd ANNUAL SOUTH EAST IDAHO HOMELESS STAND DOWN
OCTOBER 21, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Idaho State University – Reed Gym
This event takes place every October to help homeless individuals of the Pocatello community prepare for the winter months. ISU’s Reed Gym acts as a one-stop shop for resources such as free hot meals, haircuts, showers, and clothing. Additionally, healthcare services will take place at this event, including screenings for TBI.
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15th Annual Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference
Breakout: Screening for Traumatic Brain Injury: Idaho's Approach
Russell C. Spearman M.Ed. Principal Investigator, Traumatic Brain Injury Program Institute of Rural Health ISU Meridian Health Science Center
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Division of Health Sciences RESEARCH DAY Poster Presentation
April 21, 2017
TBI screening and referral through ISU'S Community Health Screenings
Spearman, R., Shoaf, K., Witts, S., Jacobs, A.
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BLUE CROSS OF IDAHO AWARDS IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY GRANT TO HELP SCREEN FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Adults screened for traumatic brain injury through Idaho State University’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program will be eligible for $50 vouchers for additional treatment, thanks to a $500 grant from the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health.
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BRAIN INJURY IMPACTS CLASS
October 8, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: ISU Meridian
New Knowledge Adventures, a collaborative program brought to you by the YMCA, AARP, and ISU-Meridian will be offering a course on brain injury impacts. The second leading cause of head injury in older adults is falling. The class covers the challenges that ensue after someone sustains a head injury and explores how these physical, cognitive, and emotional changes might be distinguished from other current difficulties that a person may be experiencing. The class will discuss the usual course of treatment, including strategies that help individuals function more effectively and independently.
Please see below for more information, including a presentation and a handout on Brain Injury Impacts, and a Risk for Falling Checklist.
Click Here for Brain Injury Impact Handout
Click Here for Risk for Falling Checklist
Click Here for Brain Injury Impact Presentation