Massachusetts Traumatic Brain Injury in Elders Web Course

A self-paced web course with 6 modules.

This FREE, six-module, self-paced web course curricula was designed to help Massachusetts build a trained TBI work force statewide. The content is geared for all levels of community--based providers.


The Massachusetts Traumatic Brain Injury in Elders Web Course was produced in collaboration with staff at the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC), the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA), Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI) and several subject-matter expert consultants to sustain the efforts of a federal grant through web-based education on traumatic brain injury (TBI) in adults with a particular interest in elders.

The content is geared for all levels of community-based providers (new or experienced) and aims:

  • To increase public awareness around incidence of TBI in older adults
  • To facilitate routine screening for TBI in all settings
  • To improve access to brain injury information and resources for all

The topics covered in the six modules include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults
  • Screening for TBI and Resources
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Illness
  • Psychopharmacology: The Elderly with Brain Injury
  • Alcohol and Drug Use and TBI
  • Homelessness and TBI

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The Course

To take the web course go to from any device and follow the registration instructions.

This web course qualifies for continuing education credits for Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers, Psychologists and Emergency Personnel. Each of the modules is valued separately in terms of continuing education and equal a total value of 6.5 credit hours. If you have any questions, please contact Gabriela Lawrence-Soto at the Statewide Head Injury Program at 617-204-3662.

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