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Chiropractic Sports Concussion Certification Workshop

$895.00 $795.00 Course and Materials
Jeff Konin Jeff Konin, PhD, PT, ATC, FACSM, FNATARichard E. Gans, PhD Richard E. Gans, Ph.DKim Rutherford Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMTSteven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT Joseph Sakumura, Au.D., Board Certified, CCC-A
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Program Description

This comprehensive 1 1/2 -day course focuses on the assessment and management of a sport-related concussion for the scope of the practicing chiropractor.  Topics include anatomy & physiology of the brain, symptomatic grading criteria, assessment tools, International standards of care, prevention strategies such as vision training and cervical muscle strengthening, acute on-field assessment, rehabilitation interventions including vestibular and oculomotor, post-concussion mental health considerations, and strategies for return to learn, return to work, and return to school.  An online examination will follow to complete the certification process.

Target Audience

Chiropractic Physicians

*AIB Certification does not supersede an individual’s professional scope of practice as determined by their governing professional Association, Society or State License.

Course Objectives

  • Explain the pathophysiology of a sport concussion and how it relates to the signs and symptoms of second impact syndrome, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • Identify knowledge transfer issues, concussion education and team approach within the chiropractic scope of practice and state laws
  • Integrate prevention measures to minimize risk of sport concussion
  • Validate on-field and acute concussion assessment interventions
  • Recognize the differences between the cortical recovery process and central vestibular compensation and integrate cortical and vestibular rehabilitation into a comprehensive concussion management program with longitudinal therapeutic outcome measures
  • Describe and develop return-to-play & return-to-learn decisions based on your therapeutic intervention

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