PARENT & STUDENT CONCUSSION HANDOUTS
A copy of these guidelines should be given annually to each student and parent/guardian prior to the student’s first athletic contest. It will be useful to provide them again immediately following concussion.
• ASAA Guide to Concussions in Sports
• Concussion Fact Sheet for Athletes
• Concussion Fact Sheet for Parents
CDC WEBSITE LINKS
• View the list of helpful CDC information
COACHES SPORTS MEDICINE COURSES
First Aid Requirement: All coaches of athletic teams are required to have successfully completed and maintain a current certification in First Aid before coaching.
Concussion Awareness Training: The requirement to maintain current knowledge in concussion management is mandated by Alaska State Law. It is achieved only by successful completion of the current “NFHS Concussion Course”. Recertifying your Concussion Training will be required at the same time as recertifying for your First Aid requirement.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training: It is achieved only by successful completion of the current “NFHS Sudden Cardiac Arrest” course. Recertifying your SCA training will be required at the same time as rectifying for your First Aid Requirement.