CE Credit

Sports-Related Concussion: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

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Welcome to the training on Sports-Related Concussion: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention provided by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.00 CE

Goal

The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to identify, treat and reduce the risk of sports-related concussions in children and adolescents.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Apply appropriate methods and tools to diagnose sports-related concussion in children and adolescents.
  2. Determine the appropriate response to and treatment for sports-related concussion, including deciding when it is appropriate for a child or adolescent to return to school and to playing sports.
  3. Recommend key techniques that families can use to help reduce the risk of sports-related concussion.

Note: For purposes of this module, the term “parents” also refers to guardians and caregivers. Also, the terms “return to learning” and “return to school” are used interchangeably.

Please note this module expires on 5/28/2024.

This module was released on 5/28/2021.

Accreditation Statement

Disclosures

Browser Requirements

The medical definitions in this module were obtained or adapted from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Mayo Clinic and StatPearls.