The Pacific District has adopted concussion protocol in all its affiliates, and USA Hockey recently added a concussion acknowledgement requirement to its online registration process for all members.
The State of Washington was the first to implement concussion protocol in 2009. The Pacific District concussion protocol meets the requirements of the legislation in Washington for youth sports organizations. In PNAHA, implementation of the protocol includes the following, effective with the 2017-18 season.
Education and awareness regarding concussions and the need to ensure athletes recover fully from them is a primary focus for both the Pacific District and USA Hockey. All affiliate members are encouraged to take advantage of these and other educational resources.
Online Training: The recommended online course is through the Centers for Disease Control at this link: https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html.
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For more information regarding the concussion program please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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