The AAN, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation, and the National Football League, has launched a new online training course that will provide health care professionals with an overview of what they need to know about concussion among young athletes.
Known as "Heads Up to Clinicians: Address Concussion in Sports among Kids and Teens," and developed with the help of Academy member Christopher Giza, MD, this course can help health care professionals diagnose and manage concussion on the sidelines, in their office, training room, or in the emergency department, in order to help improve patient outcomes.
This course will allow health care professionals to:
Available at no cost, this course can be viewed by visiting www.cdc.gov/concussion.
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