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Advances in the Rehabilitation and Medical Management of the Concussed Athlete

Course: #3340 Level: Intermediate2 Hours 32 Reviews

This course will review current knowledge and issues regarding concussion diagnosis and management. I will highlight a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation of concussed patients with a focus on balance issues and early rehabilitation and exercise as a treatment modality. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least two of the leading high school sports associated with concussions in males and females.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify the percent of concussions that involve the loss of consciousness.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to outline the appropriate progression through a return to play protocol.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify the appropriate number of rest days away from exercise post-concussion.


0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-30 Minutes Basic epidemiology of concussion
30-45 Minutes Methods for evaluating concussion
45-70 Minutes Return to play and learn
70-95 Minutes Recent research on early exercise and rehabilitation
95-110 Minutes Multidisciplinary concussion rehabilitation
110-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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