Science, education, and community working together to prevent and manage concussions

Education/Training

ATHLETES
PARENTS
ATHLETIC TRAINERS

Conferences and Training

The Maine Concussion Management Initiative holds several introductory and advanced training sessions each year.  Typically our Level 1 and Level 2 trainings look like this.


MCMI Training Programs
Level 1 and Level 2

General Information for 2017

 


When and where held:                

June 09, 2017 in Waterville at Colby College (Level 1 in the morning and Level 2 in the afternoon)


October 17, 2017 in Portland at the Double Tree by Hilton hotel in conjunction with the Brain Injury Association of     America-Maine Annual Conference

                                           (Level 1 in the morning and Level 2 in the afternoon)

(Registration and fees will be through the BIAA-Maine for October2017)

               

Training Programs:

             Level 1 – An Introduction to Concussions and Concussion Management

 Speaker: Deb Nichols, CPNP and/or Peter Sedgwick, MD   and/or Bill Heinz, MD and/or Jackie Tourtelotte, ATC

                             Level of Difficulty: beginner

                             Content: The Diagnostic and Return to Play Dilemma

                                             How Concussion Occurs and Pathophysiology  

                                             Concussion Signs and Symptoms

                                             Concussion Evaluation Tools

                                             Concussion Treatment

                                             Recovery Epidemiology

                                             Return to Function – Academics and Play

                                             Risk Factors and Protective Equipment

                                             Short and Long Term Sequelae

                                             Neurocognitive Testing

                                             Concussion Sideline Assessment

                                             Key Points

                                                         

              Level 2 – Advanced Concussion Management (Level 1 is a prerequisite for taking Level 2)

                              Speaker: Paul Berkner, DO

                              Level of Difficulty: intermediate

                              Content: Updates from Zurich 2012        

                                             Using ImPACT Testing in Concussion Management

                                             Interpreting ImPACT Test Results

                                             Concussion Case Reviews

Schedule:

              March 23 – Level 1

                             7:45am – 8:00am            Registration
                             8:00am – noon                Training Program

             

              June 9 – Level 1:

                             7:45am – 8:00am            Registration

                             8:00am – noon                Training Program

                             Level 2:

                             12:30pm-12:45pm          Registration

                             12:45pm – 4:00pm         Training Program

                                                                       

 

Registration Fee:           

 

For morning only training programs: March 23

              $100 for health care professionals (MD, DO, NP, PA, Neuropsychologist, RN, PT, OT, SLP)

               $40 for school personnel and all other attendees

                             (Athletic trainer, school nurses, coaches, school athletic directors, administrators, parents)

               $20 for students – currently enrolled in a college program

             

For morning and afternoon training program: June 9

              $100 for health care professionals taking Level 1 or Level 2

                             (MD, DO, NP, PA, Neuropsychologist, RN, PT, OT, SLP)

              $175 for health care professionals taking Level 1 and Level 2

              $40 for school personnel and all other attendees taking Level 1 or Level 2 

                             (Athletic trainer, school nurses, coaches, athletic directors and administrators, parents)

              $70 for school personnel taking Level 1 and Level 2

              $20 for students currently enrolled in a college program taking Level 1

              $35 for students taking Level 1 and Level 2

 

CME/CEU contact hours: Applied for at this time.

 

Registration Confirmation will be sent by email.

 

Refund / Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel contact Jan Salis, PT, ATC. You can choose to apply your registration fee to another training program or have a 100% return no matter when you cancel – before, day of or after.

 

For more information contact:

              Jan Salis, PT, ATC

              MCMI - Membership and Education Committee - Chair

              jsalis@aol.com

              (207) 577-2018

 

   Who We Are

       Board of Directors
       Research Partners
       Students & Alumni 


    Join MCMI

MCMI is now accepting School Applications for the 2017-2018 school year.  Join HERE.


Media
Want to know more about MCMI? 
Click HERE


    Support Us

       Want to support MCMI? 
       Click HERE