HEADS UP to Health Care Providers: Tools for Providers
The ACE (Acute Concussion Evaluation) forms are patient assessment tools.
ACE (Acute Concussion Evaluation) care plans help guide a patient’s recovery.
Multiple tools are available that aim to assist medical providers with on-field assessment of concussion. You can get a summary of many of these tools and learn about research on their effectiveness in the publication Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Improving the Science, Changing the Culture.
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Comprised of leading experts in the field of TBI, the Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Guideline Workgroup will create a clinical guideline for use in doctor’s offices and emergency departments. The Workgroup was established by the CDC Injury Center’s Board of Scientific Counselors.
HEADS UP to Healthcare Providers is a free online training developed by CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The training provides an overview of the evidence-based recommendations outlined in the CDC Pediatric mTBI Guideline.
Earn free CME, CNE and CEU credits.