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Concussion Workshop

Concussion Workshop  

DATE:       Wednesday, 4th March 2020  

TIME:        5pm to 6.30pm 
VENUE:    Clare Education Centre

As a member of school staff, understanding of concussion is critical in, firstly, identifying and managing a potential concussion safely and, secondly, helping students successfully recover from their injury upon their return to school. This is a great opportunity for teachers to improve their knowledge and skills around concussion safety, a topic of huge importance with regards to student health and wellbeing. Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that carries serious health risks, which are exacerbated by incorrect concussion management steps. In a student's typical day at school, a concussion can occur during PE, playing a school sports match, playing on the school yard, or even tripping and falling in the classroom. In what can be a chaotic time, knowing the appropriate management steps can make all the difference.

This course will be an interactive learning experience designed specifically for school staff:

Concussion 101

Concussion identification

Breakdown of signs and symptoms

Debunking myths and misconceptions

Injury Management

Managing the immediate injury (step-by-step process)

Concussion logging

Recovery and Rehabilitation

Post injury medical pathway advice for parents

Safe return to sport and school

Managing the recovery period in the classroom

Creating a Culture of Concussion Safety

Improving concussion reporting rates among students

Individual teacher preparation steps and preparing collectively as a school

Course Properties

Course date 04-03-2020 5:00 pm
End Date 04-03-2020 6:30 pm
Capacity 25
Available place 22
Fee €15.00
Tutor - Speaker Concussion Coach
Select Hours 1.5
Location Clare Ed. Centre
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Kilrush Road,
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