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The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Medical Society are proud to offer educational programming in in concussion prevention and management for physicians and athletic trainers.



The ConcussionWise™ Instructors are authorized to present Sport Safety International’s ConcussionWise™ course content in a live format to coaches, parents and athletes.

What are the benefits of providing concussion education using ConcussionWise™?

  • Video/interactive format:  ConcussionWise™ Instructors use the ConcussionWise™ video/interactive presentation, which ensures all participants receive consistent and correct information.
  • Based on the latest recommendations: ConcussionWise™ Live is based on the latest recommendations on concussion prevention and management, and is consistent with the following authoritative sources:
    • 2012 Zurich Consensus Statement on in Sport
    • 2013 American Academy of Neurology Position Statement on Sports Concussion
    • 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement on Concussion in Sport
    • 2014 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement on the Management of Sport Concussion
    • ConcussionWise™ also contains resource information on concussion laws from all 50 states.
  • Reinforce information after the course: Participants will be able to review content presented in the live course at any time by logging into their personal account at Sport Safety International’s Online Learning Academy.
  • Completion certificates: All participants receive completion certificates upon successful completion of the course, which are available for printing at any time in the participant’s Online Learning Academy account.
  • Online course registration system: ConcussionWise™ Instructors can use the Online Learning Academy’s registration system to have attendees register online prior to the course.
  • Easily track concussion education and renewal: Coaches who successfully complete ConcussionWise™ Live will be automatically be listed in the ConcussionWise™ Registry. Administrators can use ConcussionWise™ Live courses in combination with the ConcussionWise™ Education Manager service to track completion and renewal information.

Frequently Asked Questions – ConcussionWise Live

Frequently Asked Questions – ConcussionWise Instructor

The ConcussionWise™ Instructor Program Orientation can now be completed via live webinar and online activities.  Register now for upcoming webinar dates: 

  • February 12, 2015
  • March 12, 2015
  • April 9, 2015

All webinars begin at 8pm and last approximately 2 hours. 

Through a Department of Health Grant, PATS is currently offering this course to eligible members from all regions.  Instructors are needed in each PATS region.  Eligibility for free course is based on need in each region, and subject to approval by the PATS Executive Board.  Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!