Concussion Management in the Classroom and Return to Learn Recommendations for the Student
- Define basic pathophysiology of a concussion.
- Recognize common characteristics of a concussion.
- Identify current trends in concussion management.
- Identify way to support students who have been diagnosed with a concussion.
Lauren Mach, PT, DPT, ATC
Dr. Mach is a physical therapist and certified athletic trainer in the Des Moines University Clinic Physical Therapy at the MidAmerican RecPlex in West Des Moines. Her clinical emphasis is on treating orthopedic, sports injuries, concussions, and the active older adult using a combination of manual therapy, functional dry needling, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic exercise, and self-management techniques. She is certified as a certified athletic trainer and certified in functional dry needling, manual physical therapy, ASTYM treatment for soft tissue injury, and scar reduction. Dr. Mach graduated from Clark College with her bachelor of science degree in athletic training in 2008 and her doctorate of physical therapy degree in 2010.
- Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
No ineligible company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals, medical procedures, and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director.
Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
- Lauren Mach, PT, DPT, ATC - Speaker
The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only. It is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
- 1.00 IBON
This is a closed course, and registrations are not being accepted.