R2P Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome

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course outline


8:30 Diagnosis of Post-Concussion Syndrome

Why do some individuals recover quickly, while others have persistent symptoms for months or years?  


9:00 R2P SCORE

Understand which systems may contribute to persistent post-concussion symptoms and how to categorize them using a series of algorithms.  Learn how to prioritize a systematic treatment approach using the R2P SCORE.


9:30 Cervical Spine

Diagnostic criteria for cervicogenic headache and dizziness.  Understand the important components to include in the neurological and musculoskeletal exam.


11:00 Visual System

What is post-trauma vision syndrome?  How do you screen for vision dysfunction? What is vision rehabilitation?

12:30 Lunch


1:15 Vestibular System

Determine whether there is central or peripheral vestibular cause of dizziness.  Use a set of algorithms to differentiate types of vestibular dysfunction based on objective criteria and symptom profiles.


3:00 Autonomic Dysregulation

Assess exercise capacity with graded exercise testing in order to:

·       Differentiate autonomic, cervical, vestibular, or visual symptoms

·       Quantify exercise intolerance

·       Individualize exercise prescription

·       Determine physiological recovery


3:30 Putting it all together

Consolidate learning through discussion and small group case studies using the R2P SCORE.


4:00 Questions and Answers


This course has been accredited by CATA for 3.2 CEU credits.

This course has been accredited by CAS for 7 CE hours.

This course has been accredited by ACAC for 7 CE hours.


This course is recommended for Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapists, Physicians, Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists, Massage Therapists, and Kinesiologists.