Evidence-Based Practice of Concussions Online CE Course-2nd Edition
Online CourseCourse components are delivered online:
- 20 evidence-based practice articles from Sports Medicine Research
- Continuing education exam
Evidence-Based Practice of Concussions CE Course, Second Edition, supports the initiative in the athletic training profession to integrate the best new research and evidence into clinical decision making with the goal of improving patient outcomes. Certified athletic trainers completing this course may earn continuing education units to apply toward the evidence-based practice category required to maintain their certification.
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Explain what factors are related to a delayed recovery after a concussion.
- Explain the consequences of a concussion that may linger after symptoms resolve, such as elevated risk of lower extremity injury and impaired driving.
- Be able to efficiently implement prevention programs that reduce the risk of head impacts and concussions in contact sports.
- Be able to efficiently implement a concussion assessment protocol and account for extraneous factors that may bias assessment results.
- Be able to discuss with patients their options for treating concussion symptoms.
AudienceA continuing education course for athletic trainers, coaches, physical therapists, physicians, and medical technicians.
Table of ContentsArticle 1. Should the Focus Be on Limiting Player Contact Instead of Soccer Heading?
Article 2. If the Helmet Doesn’t Fit, You May Have to Sit (Out Longer With a Concussion)
Article 3. A Delay Today With Removal for Play May Lead to a Delay in Return to Play
Article 4. Save Your Brain Now So You Can Play Later
Article 5. Concussed Athletes Face High Odds of Lower Extremity Injuries After Return to Play
Article 6. DWC: Driving While Concussed
Article 7. The Diagnostic Value of a Concussion Assessment Tool and Its Individual Components
Article 8. A Good Night’s Sleep Could Go a Long Way With Neurocognitive Performance
Article 9. Not Catching Enough Z’s Could Worsen Concussion Symptoms
Article 10. ADHD Prescription Treatment Needs to Be Considered When Assessing and Treating Athletes for Concussion
Article 11. See All About It! New Set of Tests to Add to the Concussion Assessment Protocol
Article 12. Differences in Symptom Reporting Between Male and Female Athletes Before and After a Concussion
Article 13. Injury Prevention Programs May Work if Your Athletes Use Them Regularly
Article 14. Physical Activity Within 7 Days May Lead to Better Long-Term Outcomes After a Concussion
Article 15. No Strict Rest for the Weary or Concussed
Article 16. Attractive Treatment Option for Patients Suffering From mTBI-Related Headaches
Article 17. Therapist-Directed Cognitive Rehabilitation Improved Functional Cognitive Outcomes
Article 18. Comprehensive Services Improve Care for Adolescents With Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms
Article 19. Don’t Let Your Concussed Athletes Spin out of Control; PT Is Feasible!
Article 20. Helmetless Tackling Promotes Better Tackling Behaviors, Resulting in Fewer Head Impacts