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Concussion Management Coaching Resources 
  • Shall be educated as to the nature and risk of concussion and head injuries including continuing to play after concussion or head injury.  This education shall include signs and symptoms of concussion/brain injury.  This education is available at no charge to coaches via the sports specific WIAA online rules clinics.  Coaches shall educate their athletes on the signs and symptoms of concussion and encourage athletes to notify a coach if they or a teammate exhibits those signs or symptoms.
  • Shall immediately remove from participation/competition any athlete who is suspected of sustaining a concussion or head injury.
  • Shall not allow an athlete who has been removed from play because of a suspected concussion/brain injury to return to play until the athlete has received written clearance from a licensed health care provider trained in the evaluation and management of brain injuries.

Coaches Resource Packet (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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This video was made possible by Harborview Medical Center and The University of Washington.












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