Kids and Concussions: What do we know in 2019?

A concussion is a brain injury that can affect how the brain works. A child’s brain is still developing, thus prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric concussion requires a unique approach.

What will you learn in this webinar?
  • What a concussion is and what are the most common causes of concussion in children
  • How to recognize signs and symptoms of pediatric concussion
  • How concussions are treated in children
  • Tips for protecting children from concussion
  • Reliable concussion resources for educators, health care professionals, and families

If you have any questions, please contact Cara Zukewich at [email protected] or 306-651-4316.

Details:
  • Date: April 4, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Type: Adobe Connect
Presented by:

Dr. Sarah Reid, MD, FRCPC

Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa

Dr. Sarah Reid is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Her main academic interest lies in improving the care of children seen in general emergency departments across Canada. She is Editor and Ontario Lead for Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (www.trekk.ca) and PEM Educator for the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Emergency Medicine Review Course. Dr. Reid is involved in a number of research projects dealing with pediatric concussion and mental health care and serves on the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.