Mandatory training for school nurses, certified athletic trainers, physical education teachers, and coaches
- Mandatory training for school nurses and certified athletic trainers is the* NYSED approved course Heads Up to Clinicians, http://preventingconcussions.org/ . This course must be completed every two years.
- Mandatory training for coaches and PE teachers is the NYSED approved course Heads Up, Concussion in Youth Sports, http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/online_training.html . This course must be completed every two years.
- Coaches may also meet the mandatory training every two years by taking the approved course Concussion in Sports-V2.0 from the National Federation of State High School Associations, http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=38000
*Note: This is not a NYS specific training video, therefore the scope of practice of certified athletic trainers and school nurses in NYS may differ from what is described in the training. Registered professional nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified athletic trainers practicing in NYS must follow NYS laws in regards to licensing and scope of practice.