Concussion Program

  • 1.) The training component is as follows:
    • Coaches must watch the required training video.
    • District will train the Assistant Principal for Activiies and Ahletic Coordinators.
    • School Board Administration will communicate to their staff.
    2.) Steps taken by personnel when a concussion is suspected.
    • Athletes(s) removed from play.
    • Notify certified athletic trainer.
    • Notify parent or guardian.
    • No return to play on day incident occurs.
    • Athletes(s) must be evaluated by appropriate medical personnel.
    3.) Steps for return to play.
    • Athlete(s) must be cleared by the appropriate medical personnel. (licensed physician, MD, a licensed osteopathic physician, DO, or a licensed physician assistant who is under the district supervision of a MD/DO)
    • Appropriate FHSAA paperwork (form AT18, Post Head Injury/Concussion Initial Return to Participation) form must be on file.
    • Athlete(s) must follow structured graded return to play protocol (handout enclosed).
    Post Head Injury/Concussion Initial Return to Participation Form

    Stages of Rehabilitation
This video highlights the effects of concussion and the importance of returning to learning in a structured manner.