Episode 8 features Erin Bush, RNC-MNN, Project Director for the South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC), which is part of the Center for Distance Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), and special guest, Dr. R.J. Elbin, Director of the Office for Sport Concussion Research and Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at the University of Arkansas.

What is a concussion and how does it impact athletes on and off the field? Join Mrs. Bush and Dr. Elbin as they discuss managing concussions appropriately; the impact of gender and age on concussion; injury surveillance and registry efforts; targeted treatments and therapies; assessment components; athletic trainers on the sidelines; and a current Telemedicine feasibility study.

Dr. Elbin also shares his personal experience as an athlete and talks about the cultural shift toward educating coaches, athletes, parents, physicians and others about concussions and other sports injuries.
Telehealth Talk is the only podcast devoted to Telehealth. Fans can access this 10-minute, conversational-style podcast on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.

Telehealth Talk is the only podcast devoted to Telehealth. Fans can access this 10-minute, conversational-style podcast on iTunes and Stitcher Radio. Click here to listen to the podcast series from the LearnTelehealth SoundCloud.  You can also email us at info@learntelehealth.org. Don’t miss out on this valuable educational resource!

Note: This episode is approximately 30 minutes in length.