The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about the incidence, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of sports-related concussions and the potential for serious long-term outcomes, such as dementia. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Define sports-related concussions and the sports in which they are most often found.
- Describe the immediate and long-term symptoms of sports-related concussions.
- Discuss expert recommendations for preventing/managing sports-related concussions.