Evidence Based Concussion Certification

Event Location
Largo, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA

Event Dates
22 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain the pathophysiology of a concussion
  • Recognize who is most at risk of sustaining a concussion
  • Discuss the functional anatomy of the central nervous system and balance system
  • Recognize the differences between the cortical recovery process and central vestibular compensation
  • Name the different symptoms between a cortical v. labyrinthine concussion
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, second impact syndrome, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • Identify need for removal from activity and evaluation
    • Demonstrated implementation of cortical, vestibular, and visual assessment techniques
    • Integrate cortical and vestibular rehabilitation into a comprehensive concussion management program with longitudinal therapeutic outcome measures
    • Describe and develop return-to-play decisions based on your therapeutic interventionImplement a comprehensive concussion program

Who Should Attend

The certificate curriculum is designed to provide PTs and OTs with the most current evidence based information. Curriculum development is in collaboration with leading authorities in basic science, medicine, human dynamics and rehabilitation. All content is consistent with the American Academy of Neurology (2013) Guidelines and the Centers for Disease Control.