Concussion Diagnostic Tool Kit

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About the Concussion Diagnostic Tool Mobile Application

The Concussion Diagnostic Tool mobile application is based on the Sideline Concussion Assessment Tool 5 (SCAT5) developed at the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport and the Concussion Recognition Tool 5 (CRT5). The app is designed to aid health care providers, parents, and coaches in the process of concussion assessment and diagnosis. The app is designed to walk health care providers through the diagnostic process and help improve decision making with concussion care. The app is designed to be used at baseline prior to sports participation and should then be used following a suspected headinjury. Scores generated by the app can then be compared and health care providers can better determine if a concussion has been sustained. The development of the Concussion Diagnostic Tool was funded through a grant provided by the Brigham Young University College of Nursing.

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How to Download

The app is free to download. To download the Concussion Diagnostic Tool Kit App, search “concussion diagnostic tool” in the app store, then click “get” and then “install.”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/concussion-diagnostic-tool/id1201554450?mt=8

 

Meet the Developers

 

 

Craig Nuttall DNP, FNP-C: Is an assistant professor at Brigham Young University in the College of Nursing. He has a background in Family and Emergency Medicine and focuses much of his research to the study of sport-related concussions.

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Rasmussen PhD Candidate, MS, FNP-C: is an assistant teaching professor at Brigham Young University in the College of Nursing. He has a background in both pediatrics and emergency medicine. He is currently studying nursing informatics at the University of Arizona.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Summers MS, FNP-C: is an assistant professor at Brigham Young University College of Nursing. He currently splits his time between teaching undergraduate critical care and a busy Ear, Nose and Throat/Head and Neck Surgery practice.

 

Contact Information

With any questions regarding the Concussion Diagnostic Tool application please contact Craig Nuttall at craig-nuttall@byu.edu