Pre/Post Test: Traumatic Brain Injury 101
Please answer these questions to the best of your ability once BEFORE viewing the units and once AFTER viewing the units
School District and County
Example: Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Social Worker, Physical Therapist, Administrator, etc.
Street Address Line 2
State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
What are the three primary regions of the brain?
Forebrain, Midbrain, Hindbrain
Cerebrum, Cerebulm, and the brain stem
Frontal Lobe, Parietal Lobe, Occipital Lobe
What makes up the Cerebral Cortex?
Pons, Medulla Oblongata, and Cerebellum
Frontal, Temporal, Occipital, and Parietal Lobes
Cerebellum, and Brain Stem
How many nerve cells make up the brain?
What lobe of the brain is associated with (if injured) difficulty with facial recognition?
What part of the brain is essential for you to live?
According to the CDC how many people sustain a brain injury every year?
What is an example of a non-penetraiting brain injury?
Gun shot wound
Fall causing a skull fracture
How are the pathological effects of brain injury categorized?
Anatomic Injuries, and Metabolic Injuries
Abiotic Factor, and Biotic Factor
Coanda Effect, and Coriolis Effect
What is the most commonly used tool to help professionals identify the severity of a brain injury?
Mayo Portland Adaptability Inventory
Glasgow Coma Scale
Functional Independence Measure
What is the definition of a Moderate Brain Injury?
Normal/Abnormal Imaging, Loss of Consciousness between 30 minutes and 24 hours, a GCS rating between 9 and 12, and Post Traumatic Amnesia for 1-7 days
Normal Imaging, no Loss of Consciousness of Loss of Conciousness less than 30 minutes, a GCS rating between 13 and 15, and Post Traumatic Amnesia less than 24 hours
Normal/Abnormal Imaging, Loss of Consciousness greater than 24 hours, a GCS rating between 8 of lower, and Post Traumatic Amnesia for greater than 7 days
Individuals who have injured the left side of the brain are more likely to experience these symptoms EXCEPT:
Difficulties in understanding language
More likely to have anxiety and depression
Altered creativity and music perception
When does the fastest recovery happen after a brain injury?
1 - 3 Months
3 - 6 Months
6 months - 1 year
1 year or more
True or False, it is better to have a brain injury as a child because their brain has not finished developing
Loss of Smell, and Taste can be classified as
A deficit in executive skills might look like the inability to plan and organize, or it may look like all of these EXCEPT:
True or False: You have to have a loss consciousness to have a concussion
True or False: All activities (school, seeing friends, etc.) should be stopped and not continued until at least a month later
True or False: If you are wearing a helmet, you cannot sustain a concussion
What is the most reported symptom of a concussion?
Loss of Consciousness
True or False: Individuals with Co-occuring health conditions are at an increased risk for prolonged recovery
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