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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.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 40 Mainpro+ credits.
CPD certificates will be emailed to participants at the end of each 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.
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Spring 2024 Module
|General Diagnosis Overview 101
|Diagnosis of Concussions: Acute and Prolonged Symptoms
|Diagnostic Considerations: Non-sport related elderly, IPV concussions and prolonged symptoms
|Assessment and Diagnosis of Mental Health Issues in Concussion
|General Management Overview 101
|Dizziness and Vertigo
|Post Traumatic Headache
|Management Strategy: Exercise as Medicine
|Prolonged Cognitive and Mental Health Symptoms
|General Pediatrics Overview 101
|Management of Pediatric Concussion Symptoms
|Diagnosis and Assessment of Pediatric Concussions
|Return to school/activity
|Return to Work/Productivity and Pacing
|Prolonged Sleep/Wake Disturbances and Persisting Fatigue
|Recap of Key Principles & Assessment of Emerging Evidence