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Baseline Concussion Testing for Youth and Recreational Athletic Organizations Inquiries

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UPMC Concussion Outreach Program

Thank you for visiting our page.  The UPMC Concussion Outreach Program provides baseline concussion testing and education to western Pennsylvania and the surrounding region.  As part of our outreach program, education for parents and coaches is free and may be scheduled with one weeks’ notice. Our Baseline Testing Program utilizes the ImPACT Test, the only FDA Approved computerized neurocognitive assessment tool available.  For more information on how to schedule a private baseline testing session for your athletic organization, please email Joe McShane.  

Below is information regarding group testing for outside organizations.  If you are looking to register for individual baseline testing, please go to www.upmc.com/baselinetesting and choose the appropriate age group for your child's testing session.  



 

WHAT WE PROVIDE FOR GROUP BASELINE TESTING:

  • A dedicated website for the parent / guardian to register
    • This website will give the specific date, location and time(s) available for testing.
    • The registration will provide our required forms for testing.
  • Education to the parents and students
    • Including a Q&A Session for parents afterward on any sports medicine topic.
  • Educational materials such a booklet on Preventing Sports Injuries, a sideline concussion evaluation card and a folder for the parents to keep the results.
  • A copy of the results sent to the parents / guardians after the testing is complete.
  • Staff to proctor the testing.

 

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF HAVING US PROVIDE YOUR BASELINE TESTING NEEDS?

  • We will come out to you, or we can schedule a location with one of our partners to provide spacing options.
  • Reduced pricing (20 to 40% off the individual pricing) for the organization.
    • Pricing will remain the same REGARDLESS of the individual's insurance provider.
    • Participants' Insurance will not be billed for testing.
  • We will maintain the results database along with sending reminders for updating and obtaining new baseline tests.
  • Send occasional emails regarding any specials or program changes for baseline testing.

WHAT WE WILL NEED FROM YOU

If you are interested in baseline concussion testing for a group or organization, please complete the registration form below so we can contact you within 2-3 business days -OR- you may send Joseph McShane an email at concussionbaseline@upmc.edu or call 412-432-3635.




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