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UPMC Concussion Network Educational Workshop - Mayo

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Connacht Council GAA Offices

Connacht GAA Centre

Bekan, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Claremorris

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UPMC Concussion Network Educational Workshop

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On behalf of the UPMC Concussion Network and South Mayo GAA, you are cordially invited to attend the UPMC Concussion Network Educational Workshop on the 23rd October 2019 from 7.30pm – 9.00pm at Connacht GAA Centre Cloonacurry, Bekan, Claremorris, Co. Mayo.

This meeting aims to promote education amongst coaches and sports clubs around identification of the signs and symptoms of concussion, safe removal from play and subsequent management and return to play pathways.

This is an excellent opportunity to meet with and learn from concussion specialists in your region including UPMC Concussion Network Clinical Lead, Dr Sean Moffatt and UPMC Concussion Network Lead Physiotherapist, John Courell, who will demonstrate a new model for the diagnosis and treatment of concussion.

UPMC Concussion Network clinicians will demonstrate how ImPACT neurocognitive baseline & post-injury testing has become part of their concussion management programme at the Mayo Sports Clinic, along with the pathway in place to support clinicians, coaches and parents nationwide with access to testing, treatment and follow-up concussion care across a national network.

Programme Overview

  • Concussion Awareness & Education
  • On-field Recognition & Removal From Play
  • The Diagosis & Treatment of Concussion - A Doctor's View
  • The Rehabilitation of Concussion - A Physiotherapists View
  • Accessing Concussion Care & Management Pathways
  • Q&A Session with Attendees

Audience

Team Coaches, Medics, Physiotherapists, Club Welfare Officers & other parties with an interest in concussion.

Please register your details to secure a place at the event.

Email Concussion@UPMC.ie or Call 051-359757 for more details.

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Connacht GAA Centre

Bekan, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

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