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Research In Action

Virtual Concussion Education Opportunities
January 26, 2021

The Minds Matter Concussion Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is partnering with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 BrainSTEPS team and the Centennial School District to offer "Concussion Management in the COVID Era" for community partners.

These virtual Concussion Education Pop-Up Sessions are free and will also provide Act 48 credits:

Thursday, January 28th from 1:30-2:30PM

Concussion Recovery Patterns in the Virtual Learning Environment

Presented by CHOP Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist Matthew F. Grady, MD, FAAP

This session will look at the different trends in recovery with virtual or hybrid learning environments. It will provide an overview on changes in recovery, symptom resolution, and virtual learning.

Matthew Grady

Thursday, February 11th from 1:30-2:30PM

Concussion: Managing the Ever-Changing Learning Environment

Presented by CHOP Sports Medicine Pediatrician Christina L. Master, MD, FAAP, CAQSM, FACSM

This session will discuss the medical aspects of concussion and differential diagnosis of symptoms from concussion and the impacts of being on digital learning platforms for long periods of time. This session will also explain how medical teams are working with families and schools to support this new return to learn obstacle.

Christina Master

Thursday, March 11th from 1:30-2:30PM

Concussion: Translating Academic Adjustments to the Virtual Setting

Presented by CHOP Nurse Practitioner Lindsey M. Calandra, MSN, CRNP

This session will focus on recommendations from the medical setting as they relate to online learning. From a medical perspective, the presenter will discuss how providers determine what may benefit a student's academic success in the virtual/hybrid learning environment and the challenges of implementing these recommendations.

Lindsey Calandra

Thursday, April 8th from 1:30-2:30PM

Concussion and COVID-19: Getting Our Student Athletes Back on Track

Presented by CHOP Athletic Trainer Katherine A. Easby, DAT, LAT, ATC

This session will present the unique challenges student athletes may face when they return to learn and play during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Katherine Easby

Act 48 credits will be awarded to those who are interested once attendance is verified.