The School of Health and Medical Sciences is offering a 5-part, online continuing education course on Concussion Recognition and Management.
The Concussion Recognition and Management course is a BOC-approved, EBP online program. The course begins with an introduction designed to help you make evidence-based practice decisions when selecting concussion assessment tools for your practice that focuses on the reliability and individual attributes of different tools. Parts two through five provide an overview of concussion assessment and rehabilitation focusing on the vestibular oculomotor system and symptom-specific rehabilitation trajectories. Return to learn plans and return to play plans will also be discussed.
After completion of this course you will be awarded 2 EBP CEUs.
The course is intended for athletic trainers who are seeking CEUs and additional training in identifying and managing concussions.
After completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the difference between test sensitivity and test specificity
- Utilize test reliability in determining the strength of a concussion tool
- Make an evidence-based decision on which concussion tool or tools are appropriate for your setting and patients
- Describe the signs and symptoms of a concussion
- Perform the vestibular oculomotor exam
- Apply the return to learn plan and a variety of school modifications that may be required following a concussion
- Apply return to play guidelines
Please be advised that the CEPS general refund policy does not apply to this certificate online course. Refunds shall only be granted for requests made within 24 hours of the registration period if the course has not been accessed. See the registration page for further details.
Instructors for the course are Dr. Arlene Goodman, who is board certified in general pediatrics, sports medicine, and director of the concussion program at Saint Peter’s Sports Medicine Institute. Leslie Rippon, MS ATC, is currently a faculty member within the Department of Athletic Training here at Seton Hall University.