UCD has a new, short course in the area of Concussion that might be of interest to your members. Concussion: An Overview for Amateur Sports has been designed by Dr. Carl Byrne, Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine Doctor to grow awareness and help recognise the signs of concussion in sports.

This accredited, course would suit coaches, players, and parents, as well as anyone with a strong interest or involvement in the sport. The 8-week course is highly flexible, online, and only €200.

The deadline for applications is 22 May 2023. If you have any questions about the course or want to learn more, please do not hesitate to contact me.



The UCD School of Medicine is currently offering a group discount of 30% to sporting clubs or organisations that have 20+ members interested in taking this micro-credential. If you are interested in availing of this group discount, please email Ms. Susan Muldoon (susan.muldoon@ucd.ie) with Dr. Carl Byrne (carl.byrne1@ucd.ie) Cc’d for further details.