Bar Lunch June 17, 2011: A heads up on lights out (concussions)
A HEADS UP ON LIGHTS OUT
Friday, June 17th, 2011 • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center
905 West 9th St.
Mr. Dulin and Ms. Rickerson will present vital information on: typical situations in which concussions occur, including sports, auto, home and work-place accidents, battered wives and children; the nature of concussions; typical signs and symptoms to watch for; the importance of proper diagnosis and management; current diagnostic tools; medical treatment both short and long term; lifelong consequences; recent studies of sub-concussive injuries and their importance; cognitive impact and resolution; autopsy results from professional athletes with brain damage known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE); behavioral changes due to concussion; adolescents and adults heal differently; status of the law in Washington; brief review of updates in law in other states; active organizations addressing the issues; experts in the field; liability issues; failure to do due diligence; research and development in sports equipment and auto safety; why it takes a community to manage concussions in student-athletes.
This course has been approved for CLE credit by the WSBA
Buffet Lunch: $9.50
Your voluntary CLE contribution will benefit Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers