Concussion
Management
 

Course Outline 

This course offers an introduction to concussion recognition and management. An enhanced understanding of this sporting injury assists medical practitioners, coaches, athletes, parents, officials, clubs and schools to manage player well-being in competition and return to play. Content within the program covers:

  • What is concussion
  • What are the signs and symptoms of concussion?
  • How to identify a concussed athlete
  • Management of a suspected concussion
  • Return to Play

Course Prerequisites 

NIL

Certificates

Upon completion of this training, students will receive a Certificate of Attendance. 

Entry

To enrol, students must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Children under 16 may be accepted on a case-by-case basis This ensures the student has the necessary skills to undertake training and assessment requirements.

Course Resources

Students are provided with a variety of concussion resources such as the Concussion Recognition Tool 6.

Policies

Please read and be familiar with all our training policies.

Course Presenter

PHOEBE FREEMAN

Phoebe is an APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist, completing her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at University of Newcastle and Masters of Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy at La Trobe University. Upon graduation from the University of Newcastle, Phoebe presented her research – Predisposing risk factors for Hamstring and Quadriceps muscle strain injuries – at both national and international conferences, including the World Congress of Physical Therapy, Australian Physiotherapy Conference and Sports Medicine Australia Conference.

Phoebe’s Sports Physiotherapy journey has led her to working with the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia, where she has travelled with the Aerials Program and Paralympic Alpine Programs, to World Championships and World Cup Series.

Phoebe is currently the Lead Physiotherapist with West Coast Fever Netball Team and in previous years was Lead Physiotherapist for Subiaco Lions WAFL Club, Western Roar WANL Club & Newcastle Knights Junior Program.

Following her own concussions, Phoebe has a special interest in Concussion assessment and is the Clinical Lead for the Western Australia Concussion Network.

Delivery Mode/Duration

This course is delivered over 1 hour via a live online classroom.

Upcoming Course Dates

Course price: $40

  • Monday 10 June | 6:30pm – 8:00pm AWST | Register > 

  • Wednesday 26 June | 7:30pm – 9:00pm AEST | Register >