HEADS UP to Athletic Trainers: Online Concussion Training

Key points

  • HEADS UP to Athletic Trainers: Online Concussion Training shows ways athletic trainers can improve concussion prevention, evaluation, and management.
  • This training was developed through a partnership between CDC and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).
  • Athletic trainers can earn 2.0 continuing education credits through NATA and receive a certificate of completion from CDC after finishing the training.


HEADS UP to Athletic Trainers: Online Concussion Training‎

After finishing this training, learners will be able to:

  • Identify strategies for bringing stakeholders together to promote a culture of concussion safety.
  • Understand why concussion prevention and response plans are necessary for all athletic programs.
  • Describe concussion prevention and management strategies that can be applied even when resources are limited.
  • List the components of return-to-school and return-to-play processes and describe how to best manage athletes through these processes.
  • List the essential elements for documenting concussion care.

The training is approximately 120 minutes in length and features easy-to-follow information with knowledge checks and illustrated case studies that help you apply the information presented and achieve the key learning objectives of the course.