HEADS UP to Health Care Providers

HEADS UP to Healthcare Providers online training is now available on CDC Train! There are three different versions offered for clinicians, school health providers, (e.g. school nurses), and other allied health professionals.  Sign up today and earn 2.0 Continuing Education Credits through the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Timely recognition and appropriate response is important in treating a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) or concussion. Health care providers can play a key role in helping to prevent a concussion and to improve a patient’s health outcomes through early diagnosis, management, and appropriate referral.

CDC has created practical, easy-to-use clinical information and tools for health care providers and their patients, including free online training that offers free continuing education credits.

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Free online concussion training for health care providers.

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Concussion diagnostic and assessment tools for health care providers.

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Discharge instructions and patient handouts.

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