Concussion Awareness

Course Description

Everyone involved in sport and education has an important role to play in the management of concussion and this course is designed to provide the essential knowledge to help keep everyone safe. At EduCare we ensure that all of our courses are written and endorsed by experts. This course has been produced in partnership with Return2Play, a leader in sports medicine providing injury management solutions to grassroots sports.

Course Objectives

This course provides an overview of what a concussion is, how signs and symptoms may present in an injured person and how to manage the injury. By the end of the course you will:

• 1. Understand what concussion is.

• 2. Recognise the signs and symptoms that may suggest a concussion has occurred.

• 3. Learn what the immediate and ongoing management of concussion should be.

• 4. Be familiar with the “red flags” that indicate an injured person should be transferred for urgent medical assessment.

• 5. Be able to identify what the risks are following a concussion and how they can be minimised.

Key Features

• Produced in partnership with Return2Play.

• Level 2 programme (as graded against the nationally accepted levels and equivalent to GCSE grades A* - C).

• A fully interactive course, including optional narration for accessibility, comprising one module and one questionnaire.

• One CPD hour with a personalised downloadable certificate.

• 70% pass mark

How to apply

This online training course normally costs £9.50 but is available free to Childcare.co.uk gold members. For more details see our online training page.

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