BRAINS: From Trauma To Repair

Course Curriculum

Intro to Course

1 Lessons

Module - 1 [SWS]

3 Lessons
Watch Video 1.1 [1:38]
Test your knowledge on Slow Wave Sleep 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 1.2 [39:06]
Homework 10 points 6268000m
Sleep Assessment 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 1.3 [12:33]

Module - 2 [BDNF]

2 Lessons
Watch Video 2.1 [1:46]
Test your knowledge on BDNF 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 2.2 [32: 02]

Module - 3 [SWB Function]

3 Lessons
Watch Video 3.1 [1:12]
Test your Knowledge on SWB Function 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 3.2 [38:44]
Answer this Question for 3 bonus points. 3 points 6268000m
Watch Video 3.3 [3:27]

Module - 4 [Approved Assessments]

1 Lessons
Watch Video 4. Approved Assessments [12:44]
Approved Assessment 10 points 6268000m

Module - 5 [Hippocampus]

3 Lessons
Watch Video 5.1 [4:12]
Assess your Brain 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 5.2 [23:37]
Test your knowledge on Hippocampus 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 5.3 [34:33]

Module - 6 [Brain & Trauma]

2 Lessons
Watch Video 6.1 [1:08]
Test your knowledge on Teenage Brain & Trauma 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 6.2 and Follow Along [17:27]

Module - 7 [Alcohol & the Brain]

2 Lessons
Watch Video 7.1 [1:14]
Test your knowledge on Alcohol & the Brain. 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 7.2 [26:48]

Module - 8 [FAS]

2 Lessons
Watch Video 8.1 [1:05]
Test your knowledge on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 8.2 [30:37]

Module - 9 [Marijuana]

2 Lessons
Watch Video 9.1 [1:45]
Test your knowledge on Marijuana 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 9.2 [38:57]

Module - 10 [Prescription Drugs]

3 Lessons
Watch Video 10.1 [00:52]
Test your knowledge on Prescription Drugs 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 10.2 [16:40]
Test your knowledge on Chronic Alcoholic 10 points 6268000m
Watch Video 10.3 [5:38]

Module - 11 [Bonus Module]

2 Lessons
Watch Video 11.1 [3:13]
City Council 75 points 6268000m
Watch Video 11.2 [11:54]



  1. Gain knowledge about the human brain: how it grows, how it is injured, how it repairs and how it fails to repair. 
  2. Collaborate with group members and share past experiences related to injured brains. Participant’s past duties as administrators, teachers, parents, law enforcement agents, clergy, health care providers, and counselors cross educate through their experiences. The collaboration strengthens understanding of local resources and the skills within different professions in the community. 
  3. Learn how brains are injured and what are the first steps to repairing an injured brain. 
  4. Gain knowledge on health, behavioral, and psychological risks associated with drug use. 
  5. Assess their own brains and through sleep, meditation, and other activities.  
  6. Empower participants to use their educated voices within their communities.



Participants will be able to identify and discuss:

  1. General scientific accepted facts on the continuum of substance use versus abuse
  2. The types and effects of depressant abuse
  3. The types and effects of stimulant abuse
  4. The types and effects of hallucinogen abuse
  5. Age, gender, and cultural differences related to the substance of choice.


Participants will be able to identify:

  1. The parts of the brain and their functions
  2. The parts of the neuron and their functions
  3. The human condition, drugs, and neuro-adaptation


Participants will be able to identify and discuss:

  1. Recognize behaviors the impede brain healing
  2. List symptoms caused by brain swelling
  3. Name the three major categories of drugs and how they impact the brain
  4. Understand what adds risk to the developing brain
  5. Their own brain development and where they may have had ideal or less than ideal brain maturation. 


By the end of the workshop, participants will develop the first phase of a treatment plan for chronic alcoholism.  This citizen is cycling through the criminal justice system due to recurrent alcohol addiction.  The participants will be able to: 

  1. Think through the policies needed for recovery of a brain injury.
  2. Defend their choice in the policy over other good choices. 
  3. Identify resources that accurately and efficiently assess the levels of brain repair needed. 

About the Instructor

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Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Annette Bosworth, MD is an Internal Medicine physician with over 19 years of experience helping patients overcome long-term, chronic conditions through lifestyle adjustment, preventive medicine, and other therapeutic paths. She's been mentioned in media outlets ranging from CNN, Time, US News & World Report, to Fox News. In addition to medicine, she loves speaking at town halls, jails, churches and universities. From politics to mission work, she lets her faith lead her to the next chapter of life-always looking for teachable moments. Along with her husband, she savors the adventure of raising three energetic, fast-growing sons through debate, wrestling, music, and theater. She fights for the underdog, and encourages patients with chronic health problems to "Fight it ANYWAY YOU CAN. Ketones for Life."
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