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HEADS UP to Health Care Providers: Tools for Providers

Acute Concussion Evaluation (ACE) Forms

	thumbnail image of PDF document The ACE (Acute Concussion Evaluation) forms are patient assessment tools.


Emergency Department ACE form

Physician/Clinician office ACE form

Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Improving the Science, Changing the Culture.

	Sports-Related Concussions In Youth cover imageMultiple 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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Workgroup to Improve Clinical Care of Youth with Mild TBI

	CDC Injury PreventionComprised 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.


Online Training for Health Care Providers

	free online training for healthcare providers HEADS UP to Clinicians: Addressing Concussion in Sports among Kids and Teens is a free, online course, available to health care providers. It provides an overview of what you, as a health care professional, need to know about concussion among young athletes.

Free CME, CNE and CEU credits available at the end of the course.


Connect with HEADS UP & CDC's Injury Center

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