CEU: Mental Health Considerations with Concussion


This presentation focuses on the compounding factors for people who experience a concussion with mental health issues. It will explore some of the most common mental health symptoms that can occur following a concussion.


MEET —Dr. Tamara Valovich McLeod​

Dr. Tamara Valovich McLeod is the Athletic Training Programs Director, Professor of Athletic Training, Research Professor in the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, and the John P. Wood, D.O., Endowed Chair for Sports Medicine at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. McLeod completed her Doctor of Philosophy degree in education with an emphasis in sports medicine from the University of Virginia.

She was the founding director of the Athletic Training Practice-Based Research Network and her research has focused on the pediatric athlete with respect to sport-related concussion.

Dr. McLeod was a contributing author for the NATA Position Statement on the Management of Sport-Related Concussion, the lead author on the NATA Position Statement on the Prevention of Pediatric Overuse Injuries, and a consultant and contributing author on the Appropriate Medical Coverage for Secondary School-Aged Athletes and the 2019 Appropriate Medical Care Standards. Dr. McLeod serves on numerous editorial boards, and publishes frequently in the athletic training and sports medicine journals and is a NATA Fellow


One (1) Credit Hour in any of the following

  • AAFP- American Academy of Family Practice- CME
  • California Board of Nursing- CNE
  • National Association of Social Work- AZ Chapter
  • National Commission on Health Education Credentialing-CHES
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nursing Care Administrator and Assisted Living Facility
  • PACE/CCM-Commission for Case Manager Certification

NOTE! You must score 80% or higher to qualify for the certificate.


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