Concussion

Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Identify the immediate and delayed symptoms of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury and recommend appropriate testing, monitoring and/or referral for the patient. 

2. Perform clinical examination for possible concussion using evidence-based tools, including but not limited to the SCAT5 and King-Devick test for visual performance. 

3. Advise athletes, parents, and coaches on when an athlete is able to return to play following a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury in accordance with return-to-play guidelines. 

4. Outline a multidisciplinary, collaborative management plan for patients with persistent postconcussion symptoms.
 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM – Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Aurora, Illinois; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Chicago; Medical Director, Rush- Copley Sports Medicine, Aurora, Illinois; Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Yorkville Primary Care, Yorkville, Illinois

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022
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