The Concussion Conference
One of the leading advocates for concussion awareness, Katherine Snedaker, is putting on an event that must not be missed:
Connecticut Students: Return to School THEN Return to Play
One Day Concussion Training offered in Two Connecticut Locations from 9 am to 3 pm
Thursday, January 30, 2014 Stamford: Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Friday, January 31, 2014 North Haven: Quinnipiac University School of Medicine
Helping Students with Concussions Return To Learning: Accommodating the K-12 School Day with Concussion Management Teams
This is not a simply “concussion awareness” event. Instead, each of the days will focus on Learning about Best Practices in Concussion Management from national experts. Then with new information and insight, participants will brainstorm with other stakeholders about solutions to improve concussion care for Connecticut students. The morning sessions are designed teach specifics for each group below, and afternoon panel discussions will provide networking and sharing opportunities between groups.
For School Nurses & Staff – Learn strategies and accommodations for student concussion management during the school day with the goals of reducing student symptom severity and potentially promoting a faster recovery. Learn how to implement a Concussion “Return to School” Protocol at the local level. Learn from Brenda Eagan Brown, MEd, CBIS, co-author of the new 2013 CDC Resource: Helping Students Recover from a Concussion: Classroom Tips for Teachers.
The Student Athlete – Concussion Issues for Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Officials: Managing the Risk
A Presentation for Sports Organizations by Alan Goldberger, a nationally recognized authority on sports officiating and sports law
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