Interventions for Improving Occupational Performance Post-Concussion in Children and Adolescents: A Scoping Review
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
Recommended CitationGilmore, OTS, Abigail; Gottesman, OTS, Amy; Kauper, OTS, Sarah; Malon, OTS, Michelle; Schwoyer, OTS, Brianna; and Unternahrer, OTS, Alisha, "Interventions for Improving Occupational Performance Post-Concussion in Children and Adolescents: A Scoping Review" (2015). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 43.