Conferences and Training

The Maine Concussion Management Initiative holds several introductory and advanced training sessions each year.


MCMI Level 2 Training



MCMI Training Programs – Level 1 and Level 2

General Information for 2016


When and where held:

March 11, 2016 in Bangor at St. Joseph’s Hospital
April 8, 2016 in Presque Isle at UMPI
 June 10, 2016 in Waterville at Colby College 
October 25, 2016 in Portland in conjunction with the Maine Brain Injury Conference
(Registration and fees will be through the Maine Brain Injury Conference for October 25)
March and April programs will be morning only with Level 1 and Level 2 at the same time.
June and October programs will be Level 1 in the morning and Level 2 in the afternoon.

Training Programs:
Level 1 – An Introduction to Concussions and Concussion Management
Speaker: Deb Nichols, CPNP or Peter Sedgwick, MD or Bill Heinz, MD
Level of Difficulty: beginner
Content: The Diagnostic and Return to Play Dilemma
How Concussion Occurs and Pathophysiology
Concussion Signs and Symptoms
Concussion Evaluation Tools
Concussion Treatment
Recovery Epidemiology
Return to Function – Academics and Play
Risk Factors and Protective Equipment
Short and Long Term Sequelae
Neurocognitive Testing
Concussion Sideline Assessment
Key Points

Level 2 – Advanced Concussion Management (Level 1 is a prerequisite for taking Level 2)
Speaker: Mike Rizzo, FNP-C, CIC or Paul Berkner, DO
Level of Difficulty: intermediate
Content: Updates from Zurich 2013
Using ImPACT Testing in Concussion Management
Interpreting ImPACT Test Results
Concussion Case Reviews
 March and April – Level 1 and Level 2 (Offered at same time)
7:45am – 8:00am           Registration
8:00am – noon               Training Program

 June – Level 1:
7:45am – 8:00am              Registration
8:00am – noon                  Training Program
 Level 2:
 12:15pm-12:30pm           Registration
12:30pm – 4:30pm          Training Program

Registration Fee:              
For morning only training programs: March 11 and April 8
$100 for Health Care Professionals (MD, DO, NP, PA, Neuropsychologist, AT, RN, PT, OT, SLP)

$40 for school personnel and all other attendees
(School nurses, coaches, school athletic directors, administrators, parents, etc.)

$20 for students – currently enrolled in a college program

For morning and afternoon training program: June 10
$100 for Health Care Professionals (MD, DO, NP, PA, Neuropsychologist, AT, RN, PT, OT, SLP)
$175 for Health Care Professionals taking Level 1 and Level 2 – Only June 10

$40 for school personnel and all other attendees                                                                                                                                          (School nurses, coaches, athletic directors and administrators, etc.)
$70 for school personnel taking Level 1 and Level 2 – Only June 10

$20 for students currently enrolled in a college program
$35 for students taking Level 1 and Level 2- Only June 10

Registration Confirmation will be sent by email.

Refund / Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel contact Jan Salis, PT, ATC. You can choose to apply your registration fee to another training program or have your check returned.

For more information contact:
Jan Salis, PT, ATC
MCMI – Membership and Education Committee – Chair
(207) 577-2018

MATA is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider Number: P325

Registration will not open until January, 2016

To register by mail:  Please complete the following registration form, include your check and mail to:

Jan Salis,PT, ATC
4 Cassie Lane,
Poland, ME 04274

MCMI Training 2016 – Registration-3-1

To register online: complete the registration form and submit. Follow payment instructions below. DO NOT USE THIS FORM FOR THE OCTOBER 25th TRAINING

Online Registration Form

  • (Registration confirmation and directions will be sent to this email)
  • (School or medical practice)
  • (Athletic trainer, school nurse, athletic director, team physician, etc.)
  • (Available for Health Care Professionals)
  • (Level 1 & 2 will be run simultaneously)
  • Checks can be made out to “Colby College-MCMI”. Note on check for “MCMI Conference Registration”

    Send check and registration form to:
    Jan Salis, PT, ATC 
    4 Cassie Lane 
    Poland, ME 04274
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