Kansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Event Information
Current Concepts in Concussion Management: Team Based Interventions
Demystify the pathophysiology of concussion.
Explore diagnostic and assessment considerations starting with the acutely concussed patient and recognize factors that increase the risk of prolonged recovery and treatment persistent post concussive symptoms.
Compare recent trends and developments in concussion management research to current practice, and review current knowledge about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)
Describe the benefits of a multidisciplinary/multitherapeutic approach to successful concussion management.
Determine which rehabilitative therapy services in the areas of vestibular, occupational, physical, vision, speech, neuropsychology and counseling would benefit patients, and refer as needed.
Implement exertion therapy protocol and describe its place in treatment.
Differentiate visual systems role in symptom presentation and determine when referral is warranted.
Recognize when a neck evaluation is indicated.
Describe the neuropsychiatric sequalae of concussion and symptoms that impact cognition and memory.
Implement team-based treatment plan via case-based study review.
0.65 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate, Professional area) available