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Monday, December 19, 2016

NOW Booking! Concussion Awareness Seminar

The next Seminar in our 2016/17 Club Development Seminar Series is Concussion Awareness on Monday 23rd January. The content has been designed to educate coaches, parents, players and referees OF ALL SPORTS on the dangers of concussion and how to recognise it.
The Irish Rugby Football Union have been at the forefront of concussion education over the last number of years. They have developed a range of educational materials, including posters, wallet cards, and online content  ( including a series of videos aimed at junior and senior players, parents, coaches and referees, all based on the Stop, Inform, Rest, Return message. Through the Safe Rugby programme (Standard Approach to Field Emergencies) over 2500 coaches have taken part in a one day, rugby specific first aid course.
The seminar will include modules relating to Concussion Recognition Management and Return to Play protocols followed by a Question and Answer session..


Shane is responsible for all IRFU medical training and education and is the programme manager for Safe Rugby. His background is pre hospital emergency medicine with over
24 years experience in providing frontline care, training and development.

Monday 23rd January |  6.30 to 8.30pm
 WIT Sports Arena | Carriganore | Waterford

by emailing Peter Jones -

The 2016/17 Club Development Seminar Series marks a commitment from National Governing Bodies and Waterford Sports Partnership to share expertise in common areas of interest, education and training across all sports.

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