Topic-Specific TrainingsHealthcare Providers Toolkit


Topic-Specific Trainings for the Healthcare Provider's Toolkit



Wendy Ellmo MS CCC-SLP, BCNCDS Brain Injury Specialist, Brain Links


Videos:  Click on the colored text below.

Concussion Management Protocol: This is a recommended protocol for the treatment and management of traumatic brain injury. 

Research Support: This is the literature showing the gaps in current practice. It supports the development of the toolkits and the Concussion Management Protocol. 

Six Types of ConcussionA model for concussion, showing that concussion can take various clinical trajectories and that active treatment is effective.

Reference Tools: A variety of useful tools in the reference section of the toolkit including: the Concussion Management Protocol, CDC Pediatric and Adult Guidelines, Tennessee’s Return to Learn/Return to Play Concussion Management Guidelines, and more.

Tools for Use In-Office: Explanation of the CDC Acute Concussion Evaluation, Post-Concussion Symptom Inventories and a Symptom Tracker.

Tools to Send Home with the Patient: Recommended education tools and other optional ones.

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