Alternative Diagnostic Tools for Concussion Assessment
1.00 BOC Approved Clinical Home Study EBP CEU's
COST: $ 29.99 - EXPIRATION DATE: 2019-12-31
The body of knowledge of in the areas of concussion and sport-
related concussion has grown exponentially over the past few decades. Unfortunately there is an absence of agreement of the best methods to assess and manage concussions. The fact that currently there is a lack of a gold-standard to identify those with or those without a concussion is a primary reason for a lack of solid evidence-based research. Several
instruments have been implemented in an attempt to identify concussed patients and to manage the injury and to assist in making the return-
to-activity decisions. These have included neurocognitive testing, both paper and pencil tests and computer based programs (ANAM, ImPACT, CogSport, etc.), balance testing (BESS, Biodex Balance System, Sway Balance), and easy-to-perform sideline assessment tools (SAC, SCAT-
2 and SCAT-3, Graded Concussion Symptoms Checklists, and King-
Devick Test) have all been created and used with varying degrees of success.
This presentation will focus on the following assessment/management tools for sportrelated concussions: Biodex Balance System, Dynavision, King-DevickTest, and Sway Balance. Reliability studies have been done for each of these instruments. However, very little has been done to assess the sensitivity and specificity of these instruments.
1. Summarize the current evidence related to the tools for the assessment and management of sport-related concussion.
2. Evaluate the best tool or tools for assessment and management of sport-related concussion as it applies to their specific setting.
3. Compare, contrast, and synthesize the data presented regarding the alternative diagnostic tools to construct an evidence based program for the assessment and management of concussion.
TAKING THIS COURSE
This course consists of 1 lesson and a final exam.
The lesson consists of a video and or other lesson materials. For the final exam, participants can take a maximum of 2 attempts to achieve a passing score of 80% or higher. Participants who achieve a passing score can print out a GLATA EBP BOC certificate of completion. Participants who do not pass the final exam after 2 attempts will need to re-pay for and repeat the entire course to attempt to earn credit.
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STUDENT REGISTRATION AND GLATA COURSE INSTRUCTIONS
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Student Role: must be Athletic Trainer
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A. 90 days to start course
B. Once course started, 5 days to complete course
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Completion of Course Final Exam. Then the course will be posted to the Completed Courses page.
Students need to complete end End of Course Survey on the Completed Course Page.
End of Course Survey will need to be completed by all students who successfully complete each GLATA course final exam for them to generate their GLATA EBP BOC CEU Certificates. (Certificates are always available for completed courses on Completed Course Page).
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About the Instructor
Scott Bruce, EdD, ATC
Dr. Scott Bruce come to Wright State as an Assistant Professor and Director of Research for the athletic training program at Wright State University. Prior to coming to WSU he spent the previous eight years at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) where he was a Lecturer and Director of Recruitment for the Graduate Athletic Training Program. He earned his undergraduate degree from East Stroudsburg University of PA. Scott?s Master?s degree is from Eastern Illinois University. In 2014 Scott completed his doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Dr. Bruce has had a variety of experiences in 30 years as a Certified Athletic Trainer. He has worked with a wide variety of athletes at all levels of competition from youth to elite athletes. Scott fulfilled his dream of working with a major Division I, FBS football team when he spent three years as the Assistant Athletic Trainer for the University of Miami football team (2001-2004). In his first-year at ?The U? they won the Bowl Championship Series National Championship when the team went 12-0 and beat the University of Nebraska in the Rose Bowl. Scott has also been the Head Athletic Trainer at Geneva College (PA), Adrian College (MI), Slippery Rock University (PA), and California University of PA.