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Concussion & Spinal Management Seminar

Concussion & Spinal Management Seminar

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Course Code :
Concussion & Spinal Management Seminar

Purpose :
The aim of this course is to develop an understanding on what concussion is and how it can affect us, how to recognize signs of concussion and to understand the seriousness of it.
You will get an introduction to spinal injuries, the use of different types of collars and spine boards and how to manage a situation of suspected spinal injury.

Entry Requirements:
Participants must be able to lift.

Format : 
-3 hour face to face at your/our venue or 3 hour online webinar
Qualification Issued : Statement of Attainment – Concussion & Spinal Management Seminar
Legislative Authorisations : This is a non-accredited course delivered in workshop format

Learning Objectives :

  • Understanding concussion
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Impact on the brain
  • Second Impact Syndrome
  • Observations
  • Escalation
  • Medications
  • Return to training & competition
  • Spinal injuries: Lumbar Sprains& Strains,Herniated/Ruptured Disk, Compression Fractures
  • Immobilisation
  • Collars
  • Spine Boards
  • Management
  • Examination
  • Log Roll Technique

Location: Most of our courses being held in Noble Park, Bulleen and Bandoora
Instructor :Healthcare Professional (Registered Nurse, Paramedic or Doctor)

Notes : Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable clothing.