presented by Matthew Dodson
Financial: Mathew Dodson receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Mathew Dodson has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Matthew Dodson, OTD, OTR/L
Dr. Matthew Dodson is an occupational therapist and an expert in evaluating objective and functional deficits from MTBI/concussion and other forms of mild brain injury in both civilian and military populations. With extensive experience at patient, supervisory, and policy levels, he specializes in designing multidisciplinary clinical assessment and intervention programming for mild brain injury. Leveraging…Read full bio
1. Necessity and Structure of a Functional Interview
In the first chapter of this course, Dr. Dodson discusses functional performance and the importance of including a functional interview when evaluating concussion. Participants will review four major constructs that underlie functional breakdowns and that should be included in a functional interview post-concussion.
2. Interview and Treatment: Memory Deficits
Dr. Dodson demonstrates how to conduct a functional interview of immediate, short-term, long-term, and prospective memory deficits post-concussion, as well as how to implement a treatment plan.
3. Distractibility, Organization, and Follow-Through
In the third chapter of this course, Dr. Dodson demonstrates how to conduct a functional interview of distractibility, follow-through, and organization deficits post-concussion, as well as how to implement a treatment plan.