VDH: A Review and Update of Concussion Management
 Course ID: 1056291
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 1 CME
 Certificate: A Review and Update of Concussion Management
Course Description:

TITLE OF ACTIVITY
A Review and Update of Concussion Management

TIMETO COMPLETE
1 hour

RELEASED
May 1, 2015

Expires
April 30, 2016

ACCREDITED PROVIDER

University Health Services Professional Education Programs, Inc. (UHS-PEP) of Virginia Commonwealth University health System

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
It is estimated that there are between 1.4 and 3.8 million sports related concussions every year in the US.  Concussion management can be difficult complicated by the fact that there have been many changes in concussion science.  this training is designed to educate the licensed health care professional on current best practices in office based evaluation and management of sports related concussions.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
Any clinician who may be responsible for a concussed patient.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of concussion and how that impacts the presentation and management of sports related concussions.
  • Demonstrate how to use the current tools available to appropriately evaluate a concussion.
  • Describe how to treat a concussion while symptomatic and how to guide a return to academic and athletic activities.
  • Discuss how to identify and manage complications associated with sports related concussion or post concussion syndrome.

 

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

UHS-PEP adheres to the Standards of Commercial Support of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  All relevant relationships which planners, presenters and authors of this material have been disclosed and resolved according to UHS-PEP policy on conflict of interest.

 

FACULTY

B. Kent Diduch, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Department of Health Sciences

Medical Director, Athletic Training and Physician Assistant Programs

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

Dr. Diduch is an associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences at James Madison University. He is a board certified family physician who serves JMU as a professor, physician at student health and as the primary care team physician for the student-athletes. In these different roles he is responsible for developing concussion policy, managing concussions when they are symptomatic and guiding return to learn and return to participation decisions. He has published on sports related concussions and lectured across the state and at the national level. 

 

Dr. Diduch has nothing to disclose.


CME/CE COURSE DIRECTORS

ACCREDITOR DISCLOSURE

John Boothby has nothing to disclose.

 

CREDIT

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University Health Services Professional Education Programs (UHS-PEP) of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and the Virginia Department of Health.  UHS-PEP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

 

DESIGNATION STATEMENT

UHS-PEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

 

INSTRUCTIONS

To obtain credit, completion of both the pre- and post test is required. This activity is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program and the post-test.   UHS-PEP will mail a credit certificate within four weeks.  Any questions about CME credits for this program should be directed to Heather Board at Heather.Board@vdh.virginia.gov .

 

PRIVACY POLICY

UHS-PEP adheres to the Virginia Commonwealth

Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Injury / Violence / Trauma
Workforce Development
Health Screening
Audience(s):
Allied Health Professionals
Physicians and Other Clinicians
Healthcare
Background/Role(s):
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health and James Madison University
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Description:
Name: Heather Board
Phone: 804-864-7738
email: heather.board@vdh.virginia.gov
URL:
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Interesting presentation, well presented with clear and useful tools for evaluation and treatment.
 
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would be nice to have better access to the attachments to the article or a printable version link for the SCAT2/3
 
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