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Recognition and Management of Concussion in Sport

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Over recent years there has been elevated public awareness of sport-related concussion and increased focus on the importance of diagnosing and managing the condition promptly, safely and appropriately.

The Australian Sports Medicine Collaborative (ASMC) believes there is a need for clear, unequivocal and reliable information to be readily accessible to all members of the community.

The ASMC seek to ensure that all General Practitioners have rapid access to information to increase their understanding of sport-related concussion and to assist in the delivery of best-practice medical care.

Type
1.5 hours Online Learning 

Accreditation
ACRRM 1.5 hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Confidently use the concussion assessment tools such as the SCAT5 and CRT5
  • Name and become aware of the ‘Red Flags’ that may be evident during acute sideline management of concussion
  • Know and apply of the principles in managing concussion including safe return to sport following a concussion

Topics 

  • What is sport-related concussion
  • Sport concussion assessment tools
  • Acute sideline management
  • Signs of sport related concussion SRC
  • Managing a suspected concussion 
  • Planning for return to sport 
  • Management of concussion in children
  • Management of concussion in cases that do not recover as expected
  • Concussion in Sport Australia position statement

Focus
Sport, exercise, injury, concussion, brain injury, sports medicine, neurology

Provider name

Australian Institute of Sport

Provider number

596804H

Type

Online Education

Duration

1h : 30m

CPD Points/Hours

MBA: 1h : 30m
RACGP: 3 pts
ACRRM - Fellow: 1.5 pts
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 1.5 pts

AMA Member

Free

Non-AMA Member

Free

Topic

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Audience

Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Paramedic, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

Delivery
Title
Recognition and Management of Concussion in Sport
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Sports medicine, Sports Injuries
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1.5 hours
Price
Free
Location
Online
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