Football Medical Observer Training
0.75 BOC Approved Clinical Home Study EBP CEU's
COST: $ 30.00 - EXPIRATION DATE: 2019-03-01
Football medical observers serve an important role in the identification of injuries during play. The Berlin Concussion Summit recognized video for identification and validation of concussive events. With the use of advanced technology, the medical observer is able to provide valuable information to on-field medical personnel.
1. Analyze the incorporation of video review in game administration and concussion management.
2. Critique concussion monitoring in various leagues.
3. Explain further improvements to administration of concussion management.
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 3 attempts to achieve a passing score of 70% or higher. Participants who achieve a passing score can print out a Walters, Inc. Category A BOC certificate of completion. Participants who do not pass the final exam after 3 attempts will need to re-pay for and repeat the entire course to attempt to earn credit.
STUDENT REGISTRATION AND WALTERS INC. COURSE INSTRUCTIONS
Participants will first have to register as a student by filling out and submitting a completed Innovative CEUs, LLC (ICEU)
After registration, click on the ICEU student Home page (Top Navigation button – HOME) to view all available Walters, Inc. (Rod Walters) BOC courses, and click Add to Cart to select the desired course.
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Course Completion Information:
A. 365 days to start course
B. Once course started, 45 days to complete course
After purchase, the course will show on the student Courses Not Started page. (Top Navigation button - Courses Not Started).
To begin the course, just click on the CLICK TO START link next to the course. Once a course has been started, it will then be moved to the Courses in Process, where course lessons (videos) may be viewed and completed.
Complete the Course Final Exam. Once the exam is passed, the course will be posted to the student Completed Courses page.
Complete the End of Course Survey on the Completed Courses Page in order to generate the course completion certificate. Certificates are always available for all completed courses on Completed Courses Page.
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PLEASE BE ADVISED, REFUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON COURSES ONCE THE COURSE HAS BEEN STARTED.
About the Instructor
Rod Walters, DA, ATC
Dr. Rod Walters' love of athletic training was born at Terry Sanford HS in Fayetteville, where he began his work as a student athletic trainer beginning his sophomore year in high school. Walters has been active in the field of athletic training since his graduation from Appalachian State University in 1980, where he received his undergraduate and master's degrees. In 1988, Walters received his Doctor of Arts degree in Physical Education from Middle Tennessee State University. Walters was Head Athletic Trainer at Lenoir-Rhyne College (NC) for five years before joining the staff at Appalachian State. Following his work as Head Athletic Trainer at Appalachian State, Dr. Walters moved to the University of South Carolina, a member of the nation's top athletic league in the Southeastern Conference, to take a similar position in 1990. While at the University of South Carolina Dr. Walters was elevated to the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine where he oversaw the health care and wellness for the university?s athletes.
A member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Dr. Walters served on their Board of Directors from 1997 to 2003. He received the NATA's Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer in 2003 and was inducted into the NATA's Hall of Fame in 2005. He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Since leaving his collegiate post, Walters has provided consultation to sports medicine staffs and the sports medicine industry with his casting and splinting seminars (3M). Since 2011, he has provided services to professional baseball with concussion management of professional baseball umpires, and began working with the National Football League as a concussion spotter with the Atlanta Falcons. Dr. Walters brings his expertise across the country with his athletic training seminars.
Dr. Walters' accomplishments include:
* Conducted casting and splinting workshops for 3M in hospitals, clinics, and athletic training rooms across the country
* Consultant to the inaugural NATA Appropriate Medical Coverage Task Force
* Published articles in publications including the Journal of Athletic Training, American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Physician and Sports medicine
* Author of the Southeastern Conference pre-participation medical and functional assessment screen of the conference?s football officials
* Developer of several orthopaedic appliances including off-the-shelf braces for the elbow, and Donjoy's Velocity, an ankle-foot orthosis for the troublesome "high ankle sprain."
* Featured speaker at athletic training and sports medicine clinics both nationally and internationally