Upon recommendation of its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC), ASAA has adopted concussion management guidelines for parents developed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) in cooperation with the CDC.
MSBSD CONCUSSION PROTOCOL
Prior to iPlay Registration:
Please view the ImPACT Video
that explores Preston Plevrete's life after tragedy. You will be asked to acknowledge completion of these items during iPlay registration.
Prior to beginning Participation:
All student athletes will complete a preseason Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) assessment. The results will be used as a baseline in case of possible concussions during participation.
During Participation in activity : In the event that the Coach, athlete, or official suspects possible concussion:
Qualified provider at event determines injury was not concussion related
Provider should complete Section 2 of the Return To Play form
The student can be released to return to activity immediately upon receipt.
Qualified provider at event determines that student has a suspected concussion
Immediate removal from activity
Fill out triplicate form Student Athlete Removal From Participation. Provide original to parent if available or student in the case that a parent is not available. Other copies should be dispersed as indicated on form
Complete Accident Incidence Report and turn in to Athletic Director
Student, upon returning to school and symptom free for 24hrs, begins the return to play protocol
Return To Play Protocol After Concussion
Student takes post injury test
School advertises MSBSD options for continued support to families including an optional clinical assessment, vestibular- ocular-motor screen, and continuing concussion management by a trained and certified school neuropsychologist or licensed clinical psychologist
Post-injury ImPACT results along with the Healthcare Provider Return To Play form are provided to athlete and parent to take to a qualified medical provider trained in concussion management
When the return to play protocol is complete, the Healthcare Provider Return To Play form is turned into the athletic director and filed
Athlete returns to play
OTHER CONCUSSION RESOURCES