PATS: EBP Approved

EBP: Biopsychosocial Approaches to Establishing Concussion Treatment Pathways


Description
This event is co-sponsored by Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Association and ebpCENTRAL.

Part 1: Biopsychosocial Influence on Concussion
- Apply the biopsychosocial model to the current understanding of concussion.
- Demonstrate how social, biological, and psychological components influence concussion reporting and recovery.
- Compare traditional treatment strategies to the current understanding of psychological and social factors in concussion.
- Illustrate how biopsychosocial approaches to concussion inform interdisciplinary interventions.

Part 2: Case Presentations / Establishing Clinical Treatment Pathways
- Showcase several case presentations to assist clinicians in making informed treatment decisions.
- Illustrate how a strategic clinical interview can help identify relevant biopsychosocial influences for patients.
- Demonstrate how biopsychosocial factors, when combined with cognitive, balance, and VOMS testing, inform decisions for determining clinical treatment pathways.
- Apply interdisciplinary treatment methods to treat biopsychosocial components of concussion.

Credits:
• 3.0 EBP Category Hours/CEUs

Target Audience:
• Athletic Trainers, Psychologists, Physicians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapist, School Nurses

Educational Level:
• Advanced

Included with Registration:
• Course e-Book
• Lunch
• Free Parking

Venue:
Sturzebecker Health Sciences Building
West Chester University, South Campus
855 S. New Street
West Chester, PA 19380
The workshop is being held in Classroom 102A

Return Policy:
• Refunds issued in case of emergency

CEU Amount: 3.0 EBP Instructor: Stephen Russo, PhD

Content
  • July 18 Event
  • e-Book Biopsychosocial Concussion 7-18-19.pdf
  • Post-Course Survey - Biopsychosocial Approaches
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever