The Ever-Changing Brain
The Ever-Changing Brain is organized by Institute for Brain Potential (IBP).
Initial Release Date: 11/10/2020
Expiration Date: 11/10/2023
Duration: A 6-Hour Home Study Program for Health Professionals
Nurses: Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. IBP is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP13896, and Florida Board of Nursing. This program provides 6 contact hours.
Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers & MFTs: Institute for Brain Potential has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6342. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Institute for Brain Potential is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This program provides 6 clock hours.
Institute for Brain Potential is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Institute for Brain Potential maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program provides 6 CE credit.
Institute for Brain Potential, ACE Approval Number: 1160, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Institute for Brain Potential maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 11/11/17 – 11/ 11/20. Social workers completing this course receive 6 clinical continuing education clock hours. Social Work Practice Level: Intermediate.
Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0068. This program provides 6 contact hours.
Substance Abuse Professionals: This course has been approved by Institute for Brain Potential, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 CEs. NAADAC Provider #102949, Institute for Brain Potential is responsible for all aspects of its programing.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: Institute for Brain Potential is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity is designated for 6 contact hours (0.6 CEUs). UANs: 0492-0000-19-064-H04-P and 0492-0000-19-064-H04-T. This program has been pre-approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 6 hours of continuing education credit.
Dental Professionals: This program provides 6 CE hours. Institute for Brain Potential, provider RP-4261, is authorized to confer continuing dental education for Dentists, Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants by the Dental Board of California. IBP is approved as a provider of CE by the Florida Board of Dentistry.
Occupational Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider, #6050. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. This program provides 0.6 AOTA CEUs or 6 contact hours. Content Focus: Domain of OT (Client Factors) and Professional Issues (Supervision). This course is approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 6 hours of credit.
Physical Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is approved as a provider of the physical therapy continuing education by the Physical Therapy Board of California. Institute for Brain Potential is an Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Approved CE Sponsor for PTs and PTAs, #216.000210. Institute for Brain Potential is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy continuing education. This program provides 6 contact hours.
Massage Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is approved as provider of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, #245.000045, and by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy. This program provides 6 CE hours. This program counts as ‘General’ hours in Florida.
Speech-language Pathologists: Institute for Brain Potential is an approved provider by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board (SLPAB), # PPDP247. This program provides 6 CE hours.
Acupuncturists: This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider Number 565, for 6 hours of Category 1 distance education (home study) credit.
Educators: Participants completing this program will receive 7.5 clock hours of professional development credit through a cosponsorship agreement between Alliant International University and IBP. Alliant International University’s graduate programs are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Please contact your school district if you need prior approval for this program
This program reveals how the human brain modifies itself in response to learning, stress, depression, injury, pain, addiction, and aging.
Participants completing this 6-hour program should be able to:
• Describe how the brains of people with autism, attention deficits, and dyslexia differ and how to work effectively with these clients in medical, dental or behavioral health practices.
• Identify how chronic stress contributes to major and minor depressions and how mood disorders affect sleep, appetite, memory and self-care.
• List causes of addiction and some ways medical, dental, or behavioral health professionals can help clients experience less pain.
• Describe how mental stimulation, physical activities, and nutrition can promote healthy aging.
• Brain Maturation
• Developmental Disabilities
Stress, Depression, and Sleep
• Toxic Stress
• Major and Minor Depressions
• Treating Depression
• Improving Sleep
Injury and the Recovery Process
• Four Pathways to Recovery
• Recovery of Movement
• Sensory Adaptation
• Recovery of Language
• Cognitive Rehabilitation
Pain and Addiction
• Chronic Pain
• Causes of Addiction
• Opioid Analgesics
• Reducing Pain
The Healthy Aging Brain
• Subclinical Memory Impairment
• Alzheimer’s Disease
• Preventing Multi-Infarct Dementia
• Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia
• Neuroprotective Activities
• Neuroprotective Nutrients
• Neuroprotective States of Awareness
- CEUs : 0.6
- CE Credits : 6
- CE Hours : 6
- CEs : 6
- Contact Hours : 6
- Hours : 7.5
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