A concussion is a temporary injury to the brain following a blow or bump to the head. Babies, small children and teenagers are more likely than adults to be affected by a concussion as their brains are still growing and the effects might not show up until adulthood. It is important that those who work with children in sport and education possess an awareness of what to look out for in assessing concussion symptoms and risks.
Understand what concussion is in children and babies.
Recognise the signs and symptoms that suggest a concussion has happened.
Learn immediate and ongoing management of concussion.
Identify the “red flags” that indicate an injured person should seek urgent medical assistance.
Understand the risks following a concussion and how they can be minimised.
This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
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- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
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