August 16, 2017

Education for Athletes

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO EXISTING USERS:  We are switching to a new online course delivery system.  Please read the following instructions carefully:

  • If you have previously enrolled in a course, your account and certificates will be available in your account until May 31, 2016.
  • If you are an existing user and need to enroll in a course, click one of the options below.  Do not use your existing account to start a new course.
  • If you are an existing user and need to complete a course you started recently, you may login to your account and finish your course, but must do so before May 31, 2016.
  • If you need copies of certificates for courses you’ve already completed, please login to your existing account and print/save copies of your certificates before May 31, 2016.

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CW-Master-Logo-no-tag-2015-750wideAs an athlete, it’s likely that you are aware of the recent focus on concussions in sports.  It is important for athletes to understand concussion basics, as well as steps to prevent and properly care for concussions when they occur. ConcussionWise SPORT for Athletes is a free online course developed specifically for athletes by Sport Safety International.  At the completion of the course, viewers will have the opportunity to receive a completion certificate.

 Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in young athletes.  CardiacWise is a free online educational program designed to educate coaches, parents, athletes on the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes.  This course is approximately 15 minutes in length.  Individuals who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion.

The all-new CardiacWise course now features Protect this Heart, produced by Simon’s Fund. Sport Safety International is proud to partner with Simon’s Fund to offer this excellent educational program.

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HeatWise is an online program designed to educate coaches and others involved in sports and physical activity on the prevention and management of exertional heat illness.  This course is approximately 20 minutes in length. Individuals who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion.  This course is a must for coaches of all levels!