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Concussion Bootcamp

Concussion is affecting the world at pandemic proportions, with research estimating approximately one in 10 people sustains one or more each year. 

What is Concussion Bootcamp?

Concussion BootCamp is an intensive 2-day, 15-hour course specifically curated for healthcare providers, offering both a foundational introduction and advanced updates on concussion care and management. Delivered in a fast-paced, high-level format, participants will immerse themselves in the latest evidence-based practices, diagnostic techniques, and treatment protocols. Whether you’re a professional seeking an introduction or an established provider aiming for a refresher, Concussion BootCamp equips you with the tools and insights to elevate your care and confidently address the complexities of concussion in your practice.

The GOAL of Concussion Bootcamp

With over 30 official “unified” definitions, inconsistent evaluations, constantly evolving guidelines, and no published standard approach to rehabilitation, it’s no wonder that concussions are confusing everyone. Meanwhile, best estimates suggest that in any particular year, 1 in 10 people will sustain a concussion, and nearly EVERY person will have sustained at least one concussion by the age of 20.  Lack of medical education and cohesiveness is causing the public education to suffer, underreporting, and a failure to receive proper care. What many don’t know is that concussions might heal, like a broken bone or a scar, but the long-term effects associated with this wide-spread injury are not yet known.

This 2-day, information-packed, high-level and fast-paced workshop will ensure that its delegates master the diagnosis of concussion based on the most current evidence, evaluate the 5 major profiles (or subtypes) of concussion and commonly associated syndromes, understand the pathophysiology associated with each, then craft customized training exercises to rehabilitate or enhance neurological function in patients from pediatrics to geriatrics, and professional athletes.

Concussion Bootcamp Course Objectives

The Foundation

- The "definitions" of concussion
- The stages of mTBI
- Review epidemiology of mTBI and concussion
- Summarize pivotal components of concussion pathophysiology
- The homo- and heterogeneity of the concussion cascade
- The 4 Tenents and 4 S's of Concussion

Breaking News In Concussion (2023)

- 6th Concussion in Sport Group's (The Amsterdam Consensus) Update
- 2023 American College of Rehabilitation Medicine's (ACRM) Diagnostic Criteria for Concussion and mTBI
- Concussion vs mTBI
- Identifying and Discussing the 6 Criteria of Concussion Diagnosis
- Establishing an Accurate Diagnosis: Clinical Case Studies

Time of Impact

- Time of Impact Procedures
- Glasgow Coma Scale
-Criteria for Imaging (Canadian CT Head Rule)
- Acute Red Flags
- Symptom Assessment and Acute Management
- Assessing Orientation
- Maddock's Questions
- Assessing Immediate Memory
- Assessing Concentration
- Performing a Neurological Examination
- Balance Error Scoring System
- Assessing Delayed Memory
- Discussing Differences in the SCAT6

CLINICAL SUBTYPING OF CONCUssion

- The 5 Concussion Subtypes
- The 2 Concussion-Associated Syndromes
- Phenotyping concussion with mRNA
- Factor Analysis of Concussion Symptoms
- Critical Thinking: Are there better subtypes?

Visual, Oculomotor, and Vestibular Assessment

- Performing the VOMS
- Assessing Pursuits
- Assessing Saccades
- Assessing NPC
- Assessing the VOR
- Assessing Visual Motion Sensitivity
- Interpreting the VOMS

AUtonomic Dysfunction in Concussion

- Utilizing the COMPASS-31 in Concussion
- Interpreting the COMPASS-31
- Concussion and Orthostasis
- Aerobic Exercise and Autonomic Dysfunction
- The Buffalo Concussion Testing
- Prescribing Graded Sub-Symptom Aerobic Exercise in Acute Concussion

AFFECT AND CONCUSSION

- What is affect and how does concussion disrupt it?
- Assessing affect with the PANAS-SF
- Interpreting the PANAS-SF

SLEEP DISTURBANCE IN CONCUSSION

- The importance of sleep
- Sleep aids in concussion
- Assessing sleep using the PSQI
- Interpreting the PSQI

A Phylogenetic Framework and Approach to Concussion Rehabilitaiton

- What is functional neurology?
- The sensory-motor integration cycle
- The sensory developmental heirarchy
- Becoming a "brain detective"
- The "concussion sniper"
- Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Swiss Army Knives
- What is cognition and is it actually treatable?

Entry Level Sub-Acute Concussion Interventions

- Vestibular Rehabilitation
- Cervical Proprioceptive and Vestibular Integration
- The ABCs of Vision Therapy: Accommodation, Binocular Fusion, and Convergence Training
- Training sensory-motor integration and cognitive function

Who is this class for?

Concussion Bootcamp will appeal to all healthcare providers with a passion for helping patients with concussions, regardless of their educational background.

Course Information

Tuition

$699 

Included In Your Tuition
15 Neurology Hours ( 2-day live onsite training)

Receive any future updates to the course videos or other materials
All-Access to the digital recording of the class

All-Access to the flipped classroom material and online videos, including updates. The clinical applications will be organized and updated so you can easily find them, review them, and implement them in practice.
3 months of unlimited access to Medline

Re-attendance – Retake the class on-site, via Livestream, or via online, self-paced learning as many times as you’d like as an audit.*

Re-attendance policy: Scholars who have registered and completed the program  have the ability to re-attend the course with no additional fee. When re-attending a course, the scholar will not receive continuing education credits and will receive an audit. Carrick Institute is not responsible for providing new materials for class audits, including but not limited to manuals, shirts, equipment, etc. If manuals have been updated since the original attendance date, the updated materials will be available via PDF on the scholar’s online portal. If the scholar would like to purchase a new paper manual, they may do so before the course start date.

Due to the limited seats for this program. Re-attendance for this in-person module is only available for registration 14 days in advance. If you would like to reserve a seat for this course please email admissions@carrickinstitute.com

The All-access and re-attendance as part of your tuition are specific to this program. The re-attendance is considered an audit of the course material and does not yield CE or CEU credits. It does transfer to other programs offered by the Carrick Institute.

 

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For more information on CE/CME eligibility, visit https://carrickinstitute.com/ceinfo/

Continuing Education​

Continuing education requirements to maintain certification status through a professional association are usually separate from the state board’s requirements. In order to maintain your certification status in your state please submit a State Continuing Education Application Form.

*We cannot guarantee approval for individual state CEUS. Each state has different rules and regulations. State Applications need to be submitted at least 90 days prior to the state date of your course*

Recertification / Diplomate Requirements: All Carrick Institute courses are approved by the ACFN & ACNB.

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