School nurses have growing responsibilities to manage concussions in the school setting. Increasing public awareness and the development of state legislation regarding concussions in the school setting have created a need for school nurses to be competent in recognizing and managing concussions.
In this course, nurses and other school professionals will learn to:
- Describe current guidelines on concussion diagnosis, treatment and prevention
- Articulate the impact of a concussion on school performance
- Discuss the roles of school and medical professionals involved in treating concussions
- Implement the phases of the Return-to-Learn and Return-to-Play protocols
This course may meet state mandatory education requirements for school professionals. Nurses can choose to claim 2.0 Contact Hours for completion of all the course components (including a score of 80% or better on the assessment and submitting the course evaluation).
This educational activity's planners, presenters, faculty, authors and content reviewers have indicated that they have no conflicts of interest.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).
Nursing Continuing Education
Nurses can earn 2.00 Contact Hours.
To successfully complete this course, you must complete all learning modules, score an 80% or better on the assessment, and complete an evaluation form at the end of the course.
Nurses can earn 2.00 Contact Hours. To successfully complete this course, you must complete all learning modules, score an 80% or better on the assessment, and complete an evaluation form at the end of the course.