Concussion and the School Nurse

Presented by K.J. Feury, RN APNc, CCRN
Injury Prevention Coordinator

 

00576KJ Feury is the Injury Prevention Coordinator for the Surgical Critical Care, Trauma & Injury Prevention Service of Morristown Memorial Hospital. Throughout her nursing career, KJ has held various staff, administration and clinical positions. Her most recent position as Injury Prevention Coordinator has enabled her to take a leadership role in developing Morristown Medical Center as a Regional Trauma Center committed to injury prevention. A long term staff member of the Overlook Concussion Center, KJ works with student athletes as they recover from concussion and return to the academic and athletic setting that is indicated. KJ has been involved in many injury prevention programs locally, regionally and nationally. KJ maintains her Instructor Certification in ACLS and BLS, First Aid in Rugby Certification, Level 200 USA Rugby Coaching Certification and a Child Passenger Safety Technician certification.

This webinar is appropriate for school nurses working in elementary, middle and high schools.

 

 

Topics Include:

  • An overview of concussion in the context of the school nurse’s role,
  • A review of the New Jersey Concussion Law and Model Policy,
  • And information to enhance the school nurse’s understanding of concussion including assessment, diagnosis, management, return-to-learn and return–to-play.