Return to Play Guidelines

Return to all Family Medicine Update Sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Appraise different injuries and illnesses presented by athletes that require an assessment of their ability to return to play.

2. Assess current recommendations to restrict an athlete from practice or competition if he or she reports mild head trauma and exhibits any signs of a concussion.

3. Utilize the ACSM’s guidelines for evaluating athletes to return to play.

4. Document an athlete’s medical and psychological condition after an injury or illness, and be prepared to update others involved in the athlete’s treatment. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018

Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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