Traumatic Brain Injury
Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
1. Identify the immediate and delayed symptoms of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury, and recommend appropriate testing or monitoring of the patient using current guidelines.
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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Carrie A. Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine, NorthShore University Health System; Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
- 0.75 AAFP prescribed