The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. This course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion. Each state's requirements for concussion management are included as part of the course.
A Spanish track is also available for this course.
Course comes with
1. Unit 1: Concussion Overview3 Sections
- What is a Concussion?
- What Happens to the Brain?
2. Unit 2: The Problem3 Sections
- How Common are Concussions?
- Signs & Symptoms
- When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention?
3. Unit 3: Your Responsibilities4 Sections
- What Should I Do If a Concussion is Suspected?
- What Can Happen if a Student Plays With a Concussion?
- Returning to Activity
- How Can I Help Keep Students Safe?
4. Unit 4: Review2 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 1 Clock Hour
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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