OHSU Sports Medicine has been a national leader in concussion management and the return to play guidelines for high school sport. Oregon was the second state in the country to enact legislation providing a return to play protocol for high school athletes with concussions.
Dr. James Chesnutt, OHSU Sports Medicine medical director, is the Co-Director of the Oregon Concussion Awareness and Management Program (OCAMP). Watch him discuss OHSU Sports Medicine's Concussion Program.
OHSU Concussion Support Group
Concussions and injuries to the head affect each person differently, and quite often each individual develops unique and novel approaches for coping. This OHSU concussion group serves as a venue for junior and high school aged individuals and their families to meet, share experiences and solutions to problems, and learn more about the nature of concussions from health care professionals in the field.
If you have recently suffered a concussion or another type of head injury, please join us on the second Tuesday of the month from 7:30-8:00 PM at the Center for Health & Healing located on the South Waterfront.
Beverages and snacks will be provided.
Who: Junior and high school-aged students and their families coping with head injuries
What: A support group where individuals can share problems and concerns, offer solutions to others, and learn more about the nature of their injury
Where: Center for Health & Healing
3303 SW Bond Ave.
Portland, OR 97239
3rd Floor Conference Rooms, Room #3
When: The second Tuesday of each month. Please see our event calendar for this month's date.
For more information or to RSVP, please contact Jennifer Wilhelm at 503-494-3151, or reach her via email at email@example.com
This event is sponsored by OHSU Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Concussion Management Resources
Concussion Education: includes - recognition, services for concussed persons, neuro-cognitive testing and return to play and school guidelines.
Brain 101: Online training for coaches on concussion recognition, steps to take with concussions on the field and utilizing a concussion management team.
NFHS Concussion Education: Online training for for coaches.
Brain Injury Partners: Resources for families of children with traumatic brain injuries.
Colorado TBI Network Team: Resources for educators and professionals on TBI.
TBI Education: Informational resources for people working with students with TBI.
CDC - Heads Up: Concussion resources for coaches, athletes and parents including ordering information for free educational resources. Resources available in Spanish.
CDC - Clinical Resources: Information on concussion recognition for health care professionals.
Acute Concussion Evaluation (ACE): Clinical concussion evaluation form for physicians.
PAR CRR: Sideline concussion recognition and response smart phone application for parents and coaches
Back to school academic monitoring and modifications
Mild traumatic brain injury education
Resources for persons and families with traumatic brain injury
OCAMP (Oregon Concussion Awareness and management Program)
SCAT2 (Sport Concussion Assessment Tool)
Oregon Sports Concussion Management Update: 2011
Concussion management update for OSAA (Michael Koester, MD)
ImPACT Testing Consent to Test form
Concussion Education PPT Notes