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ATSU Continuing Education

august, 2019

This is a repeating event

Medicolegal Considerations for Sport-Related ConcussionEBP Home Study Course


Event Details

Please be advised that all continuing education courses offered through the AT-PBRN will close on December 17, 2021 at 8pm ET. If you are interested in completing a course for the 20-21 BOC reporting cycle, please be sure to do so before this date. Additionally, the AT-PBRN team will be unavailable to assist with CEU certificate issues from December 17, 2021 through January 10, 2022. Any and all requests and issues will be resolved when we return on Monday, January 10, 2022. To submit a request regarding a missing CEU certificate, please click here: AT-PBRN CEU Certificate Request


This course is designed to improve the knowledge and understanding of medicolegal aspects of concussion.  Athletic trainers in all settings who work with athletes suffering from concussions should have a thorough understanding of the medicolegal aspects of these cases.  Understanding the current landscape of concussion legislation, knowing how to analyze best practice guidelines, and how to incorporate concussion management protocols into practice are proactive ways the practicing athletic trainer can work to mitigate the risk of litigation.  This presentation will cover these topics with the following objectives:

The specific objectives for this course include the development of the participant’s ability to:

  1. Describe the current landscape of concussion legislation
  2. Discuss basic legal terminology
  3. Analyze the importance of best practice guidelines in concussion management to prevent potential litigation
  4. Incorporate current concussion management protocols into medical practice to prevent potential litigation
  5. Review current litigation trends

According to the education levels described by the PDC, this continuing education course is considered to be Essential Level, and is appropriate for all athletic trainers.

(1.25 Category A CEUs – FREE)

Course Instructor:
Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA
(this instructor reports no financial or non-financial disclosures)



Year Around Event (2019)


Online course


Continuing Education - Athletic TrainingCailee Bacon Email: OR Kaylynn Murphy Email:

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