This course will review the recommended on-field and sideline evaluation, management and referral plan for suspected head trauma. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.
Course created on August 25, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; ProCert/FSBPT/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to identify at least 3 red flags for immediate referral.
- The participant will be able to describe at least 3 critical elements of the on-field and sideline examination.
- The participant will be able to describe the role of at least 3 healthcare providers in the management of head trauma.
- The participant will be able to list at least 3 assessment tools to administer for a concussion.
|0-10 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Head injury spectrum|
|25-40 Minutes||Epidemiology of head trauma in athletics|
|40-55 Minutes||Role of rules and policy|
|55-65 Minutes||On-field examination|
|65-90 Minutes||Sideline screening tool administration and red flags for immediate referral|
|90-105 Minutes||Management team|
|105-120 Minutes||Review of recommendations and case study and summary, Q&A|
Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Dr. Tamara Valovich McLeod is the Athletic Training Program Director, Professor of Athletic Training, Research Professor in the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, and the John P. Wood, D.O., Endowed Chair for Sports Medicine at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. McLeod completed her doctor of philosophy degree in education with an emphasis in sports medicine from the University of Virginia. She was the founding director of the Athletic Training Practice-Based Research Network and her research has focused on the pediatric athlete with respect to sport-related concussion. Dr. McLeod was a contributing author for the NATA Position Statement on the Management of Sport-Related Concussion, the lead author on the NATA Position Statement on the Prevention of Pediatric Overuse Injuries, and a consultant and contributing author on the Appropriate Medical Coverage for Secondary School-Aged Athletes. Dr. McLeod serves on numerous editorial boards, and publishes frequently in the athletic training and sports medicine journals and is a NATA Fellow.
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