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WAGGA HEADSAFE Level 1 and 2 Training Course

27 February 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


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Wagga will host a HeadSafe Level 1 and Level 2 Course on 27th February 2016 from 0830 till 1700 in conjunction with Sports Medicine Australia (SMA). 

  • Level 1 is designed for Sports Trainers, First Aiders, Medics, Coaches Players and Parents (runs till 1230)
  • Level 2 is for Doctors, Physios and Nurses (runs all day following on from Level 1 course with practical examples and exercises)

Book online here: http://form.jotform.co/form/50478118976871

The HeadSafe course is devoted to the Acute Management of Head Injuries and Concussion

Headsafe teaches the first person on the scene of a potential head injury how to assess and manage the situation.

Areas covered in the training include:

  • Review the features and epidemiology of sport-related concussion
  • Understand the definition of sport-related concussion
  • Understand Baseline Cognitive Testing
  • Understand sideline medical role and tools
  • Determine appropriate in-office evaluation
  • Review current treatment options
  • Analyse the role of neurocognitive assessment and investigative radiology for concussion
  • Know when to refer to ER or specialists
  • Implement appropriate return to play (RTP) protocols following a concussion
  • Focus on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

The HeadSafe course is taught by experts in the field to ensure that the experiences gained have practical application in the real worldSMA-LOGO-with-tag-CMYK


  • All Head Injuries are serious.
  • There’s no such thing as a tough brain.
  • When in doubt, sit them out!
  • All head injuries are neck injuries until PROVEN otherwise (and vice-versa).
  • Second Impact Syndrome is real….and can kill.
  • Only when all symptoms have gone should a step-wise Return to Play programme start.
  • All athletes should have Baseline Cognitive studies annually.
  • Impact monitoring can serve as an “early warning” to concussion.

Book online here: http://form.jotform.co/form/50478118976871

This Headsafe Community Concussion Forum is an initiative of Necksafe, a NFP charity dedicated to the prevention of head and neck injuries. More information at www.concussion.training

You will need only comfortable clothing to wear, and we will not be doing any tackling….other than of some knotty issues!

Please bring your LAPTOP COMPUTER as well as your PORTABLE SMARTPHONE/TABLET (iPhone, iPad, Android etc) if you have them, so that you can utilise the online tools we will be demonstrating…..some run only on the full PC/Mac platform, others on both computers and mobile devices. If you need a Wireless Internet “dongle” or to “tether” your computer to your phone, please make arrangements and test them prior to arriving……unsure if WiFi is available at the venue.










27 February 2016
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Dr. Adrian Cohen
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Commercial Club
77 Gurwood St
Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650
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