This course is intended for those health care professionals, neuropsychologists, school psychologists, pediatric psychologists, sports psychologists, child study teams, physical therapists, occupational therapists, physicians, athletic trainers, school nurses, teachers and educators and athletic personnel who work with student-athletes.
Participants will be able to:
- Describe the cognitive skills that are affected by concussion.
- Discuss the model for concussion recovery as it pertains to return to school
- Describe academic accommodations and adjustments that can be implemented as the student recovers from concussion.
No COIs to disclose.
Danielle Ransom, PhD, ABPP-CN
Dr. Ransom is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and pediatric subspecialist in the Institute for Brain Protection Sciences at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She also serves as the current Secretary for the Sports Neuropsychology Society.
Catherine McGill, PsyD
Dr. McGill is a pediatric neuropsychologist and the director of McGill Neuropsychology. She is the Symposium Director of the Sports Neuropsychology Society and a consultant for the Virginia Concussion Initiative with George Mason University.
This is an Introductory to Intermediate Level course. The educational content is available for 1 CE credit.