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COMPREHENSIVE CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT IN SPORTS MEDICINE

Therapy Network Seminars


Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   1.5
Registration Fee:   $42


Objectives
Following completion of this course the participant will be able to: Define concussion injury and common features Identify the mechanism of injury of concussion Identify concussion signs and symptoms Identify factors affecting special populations including pediatric, gender differences, and elite athletes Identify current concussion evidence related to short term outcomes and long term prognosis

Target Audience
PT, AT, DC, OT, CHT, OTA, PTA

Confirmation Notes
After you have successfully achieved a passing score of 80% or more on your quiz, you will be directed to a page to verify that you were a registered attendee and will then be able to print your certificate.

Agenda
-History, Incidence and Prevalence, Anatomy, Mechanisms, Pathophysiology -Questions and Answers -Signs and Symptoms of Concussion, Current Practices, Research Trends, and Prognosis -Questions and Answers

Description
Concussion injuries are receiving considerable attention in the media causing concern for athletes, parents, and sport program administrators. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1.6 – 3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur in the United States each year. Concussions account for up to 5% of all sports injuries. This webinar will use recent literature to provide participants the most current understanding of concussion injury. The causes and risk factors of concussion injuries will be explored. An overview of the best practices will be presented including sideline identification, diagnosis, treatment, practice restrictions, and safe return to participation. The webinar will utilize results from published and ongoing research examining mild traumatic brain injury outcomes for patients.

Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   Home-study
Location:   Online Webinar
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 8:00PM 9:30PM
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