Current Research Update on Concussion in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population
This 1-hour webinar will provide the current understanding of concussion pathophysiology and an overview of clinical guidelines relating to diagnosing and managing head trauma in the pediatrics and adolescent population. The presentation will cover the best practices for return-to-learn and return-to-play criteria and a review of concussion prevention technologies.
- Describe the current pathophysiological understanding of concussions to their patients.
- Recognize signs and symptoms that may lead to prolonged recovery in pediatric and adolescent patients.
- Explain the proposed methods behind concussion prevention and if any methods are successful in preventing concussions.
- Create a return-to-learn plan for patients based on the current clinical guidelines.
PACE ID: 101023
Jordan Knowlton-Key, DC, MS, NREMT, CSCS, ASP, DACBSP®, ICSC (Moderator)
Dr. Jordan Knowlton-Key currently serves as the chiropractic sports physician at the Lake Placid United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center. He completed his chiropractic doctorate at Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) and obtained his Masters of Exercise Science from Concordia St. Paul University. After graduation, Dr. Jordan completed a two-year sports chiropractic residency at NWHSU’s Human Performance Center (HPC), a clinic of NWHSU that focuses on integrative health care for athletes.
Following his residency, he served in a faculty position as the Integrative Sports Care Coordinator of the HPC. He developed a specialty in managing concussions and associated head injuries, leading him to present for numerous organizations on a national and international level on these topics. His passion for outdoor adventure sports led him to become an Alpine Ski Patroller in addition to being an emergency medical technician.
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