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Concussion Management for Secondary School Professionals Conference

On March 17, 2014, the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina (BIASC) in collaboration with the South Carolina Athletic Trainers Association hosted a concussion conference for school administrators, teachers, school nurses, athletic directors, athletic trainers, and coaches. The objective of this conference was to increase the knowledge base in the areas of concussion identification, symptoms and management The training was provided by a Heads Up! SC grant, which is funded by the SC Developmental Disabilities Council.

Below are the PowerPoint presentations from the sessions (these are all in PDF format). 

Concussion Procedures for Schools Without Athletic Trainers - David and Jaimie Sweem 
Developing a Concussion Management Plan for the Secondary School - Dr. George Wham  
How Concussions are Managed at Greenwood High School - Brian Bishop  
Neuroanatomy of a Concussion- Mild TBI - Dr. Jeremy Hertza   
Neurocognitive Testing and Sports Concussion - Julie Sandy  
Short Term and Long Term Results of Repetitive Sub-Concussive and Concussive Head Injury - Dr. Robert Cantu 
Understanding and Applying the Zurich Consensus Statements Recommendations - Robert Lynall  
What Every Educator Needs to Know about Concussions - Dr. Karen McAvoy
REAP Concussion Management - Dr. Karen McAvoy
Overview of Neuropsychology: History and Applications - Dr. Jeremy Hertza 
Perplexities of a Concussion Management Plan - Dr. David Scott 

Concussion Training Videos Now Available!

Concussions in youth sports from a high school, collegiate and medical perspective:

VIDEO LINK: BIASC Concussion in Secondary Schools Seminar

Concussion training provided to elementary, middle, and high school teachers, nurses, and coaches:

VIDEO LINK: Concussion Training 

EVALUATION FORM: Please print and fill out this form after you have viewed the training video and send it to us.

 

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