Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines

Return to all Musculoskeletal and Sports Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

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.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
06/06/2019

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

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
06/06/2019
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