Links To “HEADS UP – Resources for head injury from The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention”

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Posted on April 19, 2019 by Tom Wade MD.

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Here are the links for HEADS UP from the CDC:

HEADS UP – Resources for head injury from The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

Keeping children and teens healthy and safe is always a top priority. Whether you are a parentyouth sports coachschool coachschool professional, or health care provider, this site will help you recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury.

Online Training for Healthcare Providers: Learn Steps to Improve the Care of Your Pediatric Patients with mTBI HEADS UP to Healthcare Providers is a free online training developed by CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The goal of the training is to provide an overview of the evidence-based recommendations outlined in the CDC Pediatric mTBI Guideline and to equip healthcare providers with practical strategies to integrate these recommendations into clinical practice.

What You Will Learn

  • By the end of the training, you will be prepared to:Discuss what happens to the brain during and after an mTBI.
  • Identify at least three best practices related to diagnosis of mTBI.
  • Devise an appropriate management plan for pediatric patients with mTBI.
  • Describe prevention strategies for pediatric mTBI.

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