Managing Concussions in Clinical Practice

October 20, 2017 or February 10, 2018

A two-part blended learning course on treating patients for concussion. Part one of the course is a certificate-level online course that offers in-depth concussion management training in three modules covering assessment, diagnosis, management. Part two includes an in-person workshop in either October or February.

Location: In-person training workshops take place in Edmonton, AB

Time Details: Online modules are self directed at the learner's own pace, in-person training workshops are from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m (on the learner's selected date).

Cost: $595.00

Registration is available online at www.saot.ca/learning-events/concussion-management-program/

Upon successful completion of this certificate-level continuing education program, learners will be better able to:

1. Apply tools from guidelines and consensus statements to assess patients for concussion.
2. Evaluate a patient post-concussion according to best practice.
3. Determine which patients can be managed by primary care clinicians versus those who should be referred to a concussion specialist.
4. Individualize management strategies for patients post-concussion.
5. Construct a return to school/work and play protocol based on a patient’s concussion symptomology and rate of improvement.
6. Initiate and manage patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms.

Visit www.saot.ca/learning-events/concussion-management-program/ to learn more or contact info@saot.ca.

CME accreditation: This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 4.5 Mainpro+ credits.

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.