Concussion in Sport Symposium

As part of the Concussion in Sport Education Project Sports Medicine Australia WA will be holding a Concussion in Sport Symposium. This half day event will provide a comprehensive look at best practice prevention, management and treatment of concussion from elite sports through to community sports from the perspective of team medical officers, general practitioners, club support personnel (including medical, coaches and parents) directly responsible for the injury.

Date:             Friday 16th May 2014

Time:             2pm – 6pm (Sundowner from 5-6pm)

Venue:          The Ellis Room, WA Basketball Centre, 201 Underwood Ave, Floreat WA 6014

Cost:             $88 for Non-Members                                                $55 for SMA Members

If you are an employee or a volunteer at a State Sporting Association you can attend the Symposium at a subsidised cost with the help of DSR;

Cost:             $55 SSA Employees                                                    $25 SSA Volunteer Cost

Speakers include: Dr Michael Makdissi

Michael is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician who works with a number of national and international teams including Hawthorn Football Club, AIS- AFL Academy and the Australian Swim team. He is also a member of the International Consensus Group on Concussion in Sport.

Click here to download the Department of Recreation subsidised registration form.

To register online for this event click the following link.

The State Government through the Department of Sport and Recreation and Lotterywest is a major supporter of Sports Medicine Australia WA Branch.