Course Description

Clinical management of the athlete after concussion is constantly evolving and growing. While many aspects of concussion are treated in silos, we feel that it's imperative that the healthcare provider(s) working with these athletes feels confident in treating all aspects of concussion that fall within their practice acts and can efficiently identify when other members of the rehabilitation team need to be involved. This course is designed for healthcare professionals working in the sports setting who would like to improve their skills and knowledge in the assessment, treatment and management of sport-related concussion (SRC). This course promotes best practice by applying current evidence to address vestibular, oculomotor, cervical, balance, proprioceptive and movement deficits through lecture, discussion, case studies and videos of hands-on skills for self practice. This course has been approved for 24.5 CEUs for PTs and 22 CCUs for ATs.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction

  • Lesson 1: Background

  • Lesson 2: On the Field Management

  • Lesson 3: Vestibular Background

  • Lesson 4: BPPV Assessment & Interventions

  • Lesson 5: Vestibular & Oculomotor Assessment

  • Lesson 6: Vestibular & Oculomotor Interventions

  • Lesson 7: Cervical Assessment

  • Lesson 8: Cervical Interventions

  • Lesson 9: Exertional Assessment & Interventions

  • Lesson 10: Balance & Functional Interventions

  • Lesson 11: Medical Management

  • Lesson 12: Team Based Management

  • Lesson 13: Return to Play Considerations

  • Lesson 14: Putting it All Together

  • Lesson 15: Case Scenarios

  • Lesson 16: Hot Topics

  • Wrap Up

Course Objectives

At the conclusion, the clinician will be able to effectively:

  • Assess and manage acute incidences of concussions on the field

  • Integrate relevant vestibular anatomy into a thorough evaluation and assessment

  • Implement the proper diagnosis and interventions for Benign-Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) in relation to SRC

  • Perform evaluations and interventions for vestibular and oculomotor deficits after SRC

  • Perform evaluations and interventions for cervical dysfunctions after SRC

  • Perform evaluations and interventions for exertional intolerance after SRC

  • Identify the members of the multidisciplinary team that are integral for comprehensive management

  • Identify the most up to date evidence for return to play after SRC

  • Present case studies for relevant application of the evaluation and treatment of SRC

  • Discuss the relationship between concussions and lower extremity injuries after return to play and other long term sequelae. 

Meet the Instructors

Chelsea Ortega, DPT, SCS, CSCS


Chelsea Ortega, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Chelsea is a board certified sports physical therapist and regional director at Evolution Physical Therapy and Fitness. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2011 where she competed in NCAA Division I Rowing. Chelsea went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015 from Duke University, while also becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She completed her Sports Physical Therapy Residency at Ben Hogan Sports Medicine in 2016 and became a Board Certified Sports Specialist in 2017. Over the years Chelsea has worked with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes from a variety of team sports including football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, and lacrosse. Chelsea specializes in concussion rehabilitation as well as return to sport activities. Chelsea is has worked as a PT and concussion specialist for the Premier Lacrosse League as well as for the p1440 Beach Volleyball Developmental Program and the Las Vegas Aces. Chelsea enjoys working with athletes and is passionate about bridging the gap between rehabilitation and sports performance. She has presented and taught at national conferences as well as residency and fellowship programs.



Bobby is a Board Certified Sports & Orthopedic Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine from California Lutheran University in 2011 where she competed in NCAA Water Polo. She went on to graduate from Duke University’s Doctorate in Physical Therapy program in 2014. After graduation, Bobby successfully completed the Sports Physical Therapy Residency program at Ben Hogan Sports Medicine in Fort Worth, TX. After residency, she continued on at THSM. As part of her current role at THSM, Bobby works with Division I athletics at Texas Christian University (TCU). She also is the Clinical Outcomes Research Clinician for her clinic and Concussion Program Team Lead across the THSM system. Bobby serves as a clinical instructor to physical therapy and athletic training students and is faculty on the Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Sports Residency Programs at THSM. Bobby has experience teaching on a multitude of sports topics at local, regional and national professional and inter-professional conferences such as Combined Sections Meeting and National Athletic Trainers Association annual conference. Bobby has a passion for working with high level athletes. She is passionate about a team based management approach for the rehabilitation of athletes of all ages.

Included Content

  • Presentations & Handouts

    Each lesson includes multiple presentations to cover each topic in depth. In addition handouts that can be utilized in your practice and articles to supplement your learning are provided.

  • Videos

    Videos are provided to complement lesson presentations and enhance learning and application.

  • Discussions & Mentoring

    Discussions are encouraged throughout the entire course. We want learners to seek feedback, share information, and contact us with any questions.

Looking to earn CEU's?

Clinic to Field is currently approved for 24.5 CEUs for PTs and PTAs and 22 CCUs as a BOC approved provider for ATs.

More Info

PT & PTA Approved Provider

24.5 CEUs

This course has been approved by the TPTA for 24.5 CEUs for PTs and PTAs. TPTA approved courses also has reciprocity with many other states. Check with your local board for more information.

BOC Approved

CFPT (BOC AP# #P10132) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.

This program is eligible for a maximum of 22 Category A CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Pricing options

*Discounts are available for current, students, residents & fellows in training. To receive discounted pricing, contact us directly by email.

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