Concussion and Return-to-Play Guidelines

Return to all Child and Adolescent Health sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify signs and symptoms of a concussion and recommend appropriate approach to managing a concussion patient using current guidelines and case-based examples.
2. Recognize when referral to a concussion specialist or vestibular therapist may be indicated.
3. Advise athletes, parents and coaches on when an athlete is able to return to play, as well as return to learn, following a concussion.
4. Develop a collaborative care plan with athletes for retirement from their contact sport in situations that warrant such an approach. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021

Carrie A. Jaworski, MD, FAFAP, FACSM, Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine; Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, NOI/North Shore University Health System-Orthopedics, Glenview, Illinois

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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