Sports-Related Concussion – PediaCast CME 033

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Steven Cuff stops by the PediaCast Studio to discuss sports-related concussions. We explore diagnosis and the management of short-term and long-term symptoms, along with school implications and return-to-play guidelines. We also consider state laws related to concussions in student athletes. We hope you can join us!

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  2. Read this Continuing Medical Education Information Sheet in its entirety.
  3. Listen to the podcast.
  4. Complete the Post Test.
  5. You must achieve a passing score of 75% or higher on the Post Test.
  6. If you achieve a passing score, we will email your Certificate of Participation immediately.
  7. Please print and keep a copy of the certificate for your records.

 

TOPICS
Concussion Diagnosis and Management
Return-to-School and Return-to-Play Guidelines
State Concussion Laws

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Steven Cuff
Sports Medicine Physician
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
ImPACT Pediatric Neurocognitive Test
CogState / Axon Neurocognitive Testing
Concussion Vital Signs Neurocognitive Testing
Return to Play – Ohio’s Youth Concussion Law
Ohio Medical Clearance Return to Play Form
HEADS UP Concussion Resource Center (CDC)
HEADS UP Apps (iOS / Android)
Sports Concussion Policies and Laws (CDC)
State-by-State Concussion Laws (Mom’s Team)
Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic at Nationwide Children’s
Nationwide Children’s Concussion Toolkit
All About Concussions (for parents!) – PediaCast 362

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize concussion in the student athlete and differentiate it from other intracranial consequences of sports-related head injury.
  2. Provide anticipatory guidance to student athletes and families regarding short-term and long-term concussion symptoms and their management.
  3. Plan appropriate return-to-school and return-to-play timelines for the student athlete with concussion.
  4. Counsel families, coaches and policymakers on the dangers of multiple concussions and the importance of adhering to return-to-play guidelines.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
January 25, 2018

EXPIRATION DATE
January 25, 2021

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

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Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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