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Ophea’s Concussion Identification, Management and Prevention for Schools 2020 e-Learning module

The Concussion Identification, Management and Prevention in Ontario Schools 2020 module will be available for enrollment until July 30th, 2020. The revised version for the 2020/21 school year will be available in September 2020.

IMPORTANT: The Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education has updated its concussion protocol and this e-Learning module to align with the revised PPM 158 (2019).

Ophea’s Concussion Identification, Management, and Prevention for Schools 2020 e-Learning module was developed to increase awareness and understanding of concussion and of the methods and strategies to be used for identification and appropriate management of concussions. The module, updated to align with the Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education 2019 Concussion Protocol, also includes strategies and resources to assist in the education of concussion prevention. This e-Learning module is intended for all school staff including educators, administrators, and support staff.

By the end of this e-Learning module participants will increase their awareness and knowledge of the following:

  • Concussion (definition, signs and symptoms, seriousness of concussions)
  • How to identify and to respond to a suspected concussion
  • How to support students returning to school and returning to physical activity after being diagnosed with a concussion
  • Strategies and resources to assist in concussion prevention and education

Throughout this e-Learning module participants will engage in a variety of learning tasks. Participants will also engage in “Pause and Reflect” activities during which they will consider what is being asked and make connections to their own knowledge and experiences.

Access e-Learning Module

If you’d like to obtain the e-Learning module to integrate within your Board’s learning management system, please contact professionallearning@ophea.org