Full course description

Course Date:

Starts Mar 21, 2016

Duration:

Ongoing

Commitment:

1 hr/week

Requirement:

None

Course Type:

Instructor-led

Credential:

Certificate

Description

This course is intended for student-athletes participating in sports that carry a risk of head injury and concussion. You will work through a series of modules that present information on a variety of topics, including:

  • What a concussion is.
  • What signs and symptoms might be present with a concussion.
  • What you should do if you have experienced a concussion.
  • What the return to play process looks like.
  • A case study on the potential dangers of concussions.
  • Some background on concussion laws and policies (in the State of Utah).

After each module you will need to pass a brief quiz to verify your knowledge and understanding of the material presented.

Objectives

  • Understand what a concussion is.
  • Understand and recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion.
  • Understand what to do if you have experienced a concussion.
  • Understand the proper return to play guidelines and protocol.

Target Audience: Any student athlete participating in sports.


Course is offered by The University of Utah.

Course Instructors

Colby Hansen

Colby Hansen

Instructor

As an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah, I direct the concussion clinic at the University of Utah and have been involved in helping organizations with their concussion policies since 2009.