Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines
Upon completion of this CME session, you should be able to:
1. Identify the immediate and delayed symptoms of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury and recommend appropriate testing or monitoring of the patient.
2. Recognize when a concussion might have caused an intracranial blood clot and recommend additional testing, monitoring, and treatment.
3. Advise athletes and coaches on when an athlete is able to return to play following a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury.
4. Develop a collaborative care plan with athletes for retirement from play after multiple concussions.
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James R. Clugston, MD, MS, CAQSM, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine; Assistant Director, University of Florida Sports Medicine Fellowship; Team Physician, University of Florida Athletic Association, Gainesville
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