Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Seminars
The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Seminars are a professional development opportunity for youth sports team and school personnel to reduce the risk of concussions and improve concussion management protocols.
Education is currently being held between February 6 and February 20, 2020. Registration is NOW OPEN and attendance is free-of-charge! Space is limited, so don’t miss your opportunity to attend. Register Now!
Register yourself and invite others to attend with you – Coaches (paid or volunteer), Athletic Program Administrators, Licensed Athletic Trainers, School Nurses and others instrumental in concussion care for youth. If you are involved with the implementation of school, community, recreational or club sports for youth, register today for one of these educational programs. The dates and locations are as follows:
Education content includes:
- Concussion Facts and Fallacies
- Research Update
- Physical and Cognitive Rest Following a Concussion – Still Recommended?
- How to Support Students in School Following Sports-Related and Non-Sports Related Concussions
- Identifying and Accessing Concussion Care
The Seminars in St. Louis and Kansas City will also include:
- Concussion Management When an Athletic Trainer is Not Available
- Specialty Concussion Care – Vestibular and Vision Therapy
Sponsorships Available for BIA-MO Sports Concussions Education
BIA-MO Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers education will be held throughout the year. In addition to the Seminars, BIA-MO concussion education will include presentations for recreational sports leagues and school staff at conferences and meetings, upon request.
Your Sponsorship on a local or statewide basis will help keep these programs free-of-charge for Coaches, Athletic Program Administrators, School Nurses and others instrumental in concussion care for youth. It will also showcase your commitment for proper concussion management to protect student athletes.
Thank you to our Sponsors
Department of Health and Senior Services
Partnership Sponsor – Western Missouri
Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Contact Maureen Cunningham (MCunningham@biamo.org) with Sponsorship questions at 314-426-4024.