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SOUTH COAST HEADSAFE LEVEL 1 and LEVEL 2 COURSE

7 February 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Free

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The South Coast will host a HeadSafe Level 1 and Level 2 Course on 7 February 2016 from 0830 till 1700 in conjunction with Sports Medicine Australia (SMA). 

  • Level 1 is designed for Sports Trainers, First Aiders, Medics, Coaches Players and Parents (runs till 1230)
  • Level 2 is for Doctors, Physios and Nurses (runs all day following on from Level 1 course with practical examples and exercises)

Book online here: http://form.jotform.co/form/50478118976871

The HeadSafe course is devoted to the Acute Management of Head Injuries and Concussion

Headsafe teaches the first person on the scene of a potential head injury how to assess and manage the situation.

Areas covered in the training include:

  • Review the features and epidemiology of sport-related concussion
  • Understand the definition of sport-related concussion
  • Understand Baseline Cognitive Testing
  • Understand sideline medical role and tools
  • Determine appropriate in-office evaluation
  • Review current treatment options
  • Analyse the role of neurocognitive assessment and investigative radiology for concussion
  • Know when to refer to ER or specialists
  • Implement appropriate return to play (RTP) protocols following a concussion
  • Focus on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

The HeadSafe course is taught by experts in the field to ensure that the experiences gained have practical application in the real worldSMA-LOGO-with-tag-CMYK

KEY HEADSAFE MESSAGES INCLUDE:

  • All Head Injuries are serious.
  • There’s no such thing as a tough brain.
  • When in doubt, sit them out!
  • All head injuries are neck injuries until PROVEN otherwise (and vice-versa).
  • Second Impact Syndrome is real….and can kill.
  • Only when all symptoms have gone should a step-wise Return to Play programme start.
  • All athletes should have Baseline Cognitive studies annually.
  • Impact monitoring can serve as an “early warning” to concussion.

Book online here: http://form.jotform.co/form/50478118976871

This Headsafe Community Concussion Forum is an initiative of Necksafe, a NFP charity dedicated to the prevention of head and neck injuries. More information at www.headsafe.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
7 February 2016
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://form.jotform.co/form/50478118976871

Organizer

Adrian Cohen
Phone:
0418253333
Email:
ado@necksafe.com

Venue

Soldiers Club
2 Beach Rd
Batemans Bay, NSW 2536
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Phone:
1300788559
Website:
www.headsafe.com.au

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