Title

Interventions for Improving Occupational Performance Post-Concussion in Children and Adolescents: A Scoping Review

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

8-18-2015

Abstract

Objectives of Presentation:

Recognize the significant impact of concussion on immediate and long-term mental and physical well being in the pediatric population.

Identify the need for novel and effective interventions that address the impact of pediatric concussions.

Describe current concussion interventions and management practices and the gap that exists in the literature.

Discuss interventions within the scope of OT practice to address occupational performance in children and adolescents post-concussion.

Clinical Question: What interventions within the scope of occupational therapy practice are indicated in the current literature to improve occupational performance in children and adolescents who have experienced a concussion?

Presentation: 55 minutes