Date and Time
4:30pm - 6:00pm
ECHO Concussion covers topics related to persisting concussion symptoms, in children and adults, as well as diagnosis of acute and chronic concussion. The ECHO program is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive approach to concussion diagnosis and symptom management across the continuum. The topics cover the key elements of the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of concussion and prolonged symptoms (https://braininjuryguidelines.org/concussion/).
Program Learning Objectives:
Diagnosis: Improve assessment and diagnosis rates for concussion in primary care, including diagnosis of acute and prolonged concussion symptoms in all age groups.
Risk Reduction: Increase frontline clinicians’ expertise and competence in identifying and reducing risk for prolonged symptoms of concussion(s).
Management: Standardize and upgrade concussion management in primary care using evidenced-informed best practice guidelines developed by an international team of leading concussion experts.
Overall: Improve patient health outcomes by reducing protracted recovery and improving support for return to activity.
Date and Time
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Winter 2021 Module
|24 Feb 2021||Module 1: Diagnosis in adults||General Diagnosis Overview 101|
|3 Mar 2021||Diagnosis and Assessment of Acute Concussion & Prolonged Symptoms|
|10 Mar 2021||Recognizing the Impacts in Non-Sport Populations|
|17 Mar 2021||Assessment of Mental Health and Concussion|
|24 Mar 2021||Module 2: Management in adults||General Management Overview 101|
|31 Mar 2021||Management of acute and multiple concussions|
|7 Apr 2021||Post Traumatic Headache|
|14 Apr 2021||Management strategies: Exercise and Pacing|
|21 Apr 2021||Return to Work/Productivity|
|28 Apr 2021||Module 3: Pediatrics||General Pediatrics Overview 101|
|5 May 2021||Diagnosis & Assessment|
|12 May 2021||Management|
|19 May 2021||Return to school/activity|
|26 May 2021||Module 4: Prolonged Symptoms in adults||Prolonged Symptoms Overview 101|
|2 June 2021||Prolonged Mental Health Symptoms: Depression, Anxiety and Irritability|
|9 Jun 2021||Prolonged Sleep/Wake Disturbances and Persisting Fatigue|
|16 Jun 2021||Prolonged Cognitive Symptoms
|23 Jun 2021||Recap of Key Principles and Assessment of Emerging Evidence|
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 25.50 Mainpro+ credits.
CPD certificates will be emailed to participants at the end of the cycle.
- Do you have a challenging concussion patient case?
- ECHO offers access to interprofessional, specialist and community input to gain practical tips to best care for your patient, without the wait time.
- All patient cases are anonymous. Please do not share any patient identifying information.