Concussion - Physical Therapist

Concussion 110

Imaging of Concussion in Young Athletes


1.0

  • Describe gender differences in concussion
  • Describe factors and considerations regarding the timing of imaging
  • Discuss considerations regarding patient selection for imaging
  • Describe two pathological findings on imaging of an individual with concussion
  • Outline 3 Current concerns regarding imaging of sports-related concussion
  • List and describe 5 important things that referring physicians need to know


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 109

Neuropsychological Screening of Sport-Related Concussion


1.0

  • Describe the importance of neuropsychological screening in sport-related concussion
  • Discuss the role of the neuropsychologist in the screening process of sport-related concussion
  • Outline and define conventional approaches to neurocognitive testing vs computerized neurocognitive testing as it relates to sport-concussion
  • Discuss the role of the neuropsychologist after sport-related concussion
  • Compare and contrast the assessment of sport-related concussion in various stages including baseline, acute post injury and subacute and chronic assessment


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 108

Estimating Concussion Incidence Using Sports Injury Surveillance Systems: Complexities and Potential Pitfalls


1.0

  • Name 3 sports injury surveillance systems that exist and describe what type of data they collect
  • Describe what sports are included in data collection surveillance systems
  • Define at-risk exposure time and describe it's significance and how it is calculated
  • Discuss 2 challenges to comparability across sports injury surveillance systems
  • Outline 5 issues and discuss strengths, limitations, and future directions for estimating concussion incidence via sports injury surveillance systems


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 107

Sports Related Concussion: Acute Management and Post-Concussion Issues


1.0

  • Outline and describe 6 clinical domains that should be included when considering a diagnosis of concussion
  • Describe 5 intrinsic factors suspected to play a role in the duration of clinical recovery from SRC
  • Describe the role of neuropsychological testing in the assessment of SRC
  • Outline the stages, progression and rationale involved in return-to-learn and return-to-sport decisions
  • Describe the role that pharmacotherapy plays in the treatment of concussion
  • Outline and describe how the established 22 symptoms of concussion are categorized, and provide an example of each


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 106

Blood-Based Biomarkers for the Identification of Sports-Related Concussion


1.0

  • Describe the neurobiology of serum biomarkers for traumatic brain injury and list 3 blood-based brain biomarkers of sports-related concussion
  • Describe the diagnosis of sports-related concussion using blood-based biomarkers
  • Describe the role that serum biomarkers play in the prognosis of symptom resolution and return to play
  • Describe the diagnostic process for chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • List 3 challenges that need to be addressed before the use of blood-based biomarkers can be used on the sideline


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 105

Pathophysiology of Sports Concussion


1.0

  • Provide the most commonly accepted definition of concussion by McCrory
  • Describe 3 mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of sports concussion
  • Describe cerebral blood flow changes that occur in sports concussion
  • Outline 4 symptoms and the pathophysiology that occurs with sports concussion


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 104

Sideline Sports Concussion Assessment


1.0

  • Describe 3 reasons why it is difficult to define concussion
  • List and outline 5 pathognomonic signs of in-competition acute concussion
  • List and describe 5 components included in a sideline concussion assessment tool
  • Describe the King-Devick test and how it would be used
  • List and describe 5 tips that are important for improving one’s ability to make accurate decisions when performing a sideline concussion assessment


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 103

The Current State of Sports Concussion


1.0

  • Define and discuss the epidemiology of concussion
  • Describe the mechanism and pathophysiology of concussion
  • Outline 3 key aspects in the assessment of concussion
  • Describe 3 treatment techniques for the management of concussion
  • Examine recovery patterns and list 3 long-term effects of concussion


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 102

Sport Concussion and the Female Athlete


1.0

  • Outline and describe 3 physical and physiologic aspects of the female athlete and concussion
  • Outline and describe the process of sport concussion management
  • List 5 recommendations for concussion assessment
  • Examine and describe 3 symptoms that occur during prolonged recovery following sport concussion
  • Discuss 3 recommendations for the management of female athletes with sport concussion


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 101 - 110

Concussion: Comprehensive Overview


10.0

  • This course includes all of the educational objectives for the courses Concussion 101 through Concussion 110

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Concussion 101

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Concussion


1.0

  • Define concussion and list 3 criteria used for making a diagnosis of acute concussion
  • List 5 common signs and symptoms of concussion
  • Describe the SCAT 3 in the assessment of concussion and outline it's primary features
  • Describe 3 key components in the follow-up evaluation and management of acute concussion
  • Outline and describe the graduated approach to return-to-activity protocol


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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