PMC2018 Mobile Header 300x76

What Doctors Need to Know about the Sports Concussion Spectrum of Disorders

Type: Session
Therapeutic: Neurology,Pediatrics,Sports Medicine
Thursday May 10
10:15am to 11:15am
Location: Lecture Hall 2
Credits: 1 Mainpro+

  • Description

    It is essential for doctors to be well informed about the principles of diagnosis and treatment of sports concussions, both in the acute phase and during after care with its complex spectrum of disorders. There are now improved methods of management for headaches, dizziness and mental health disorders, although not everyone recovers from some of the long term consequences of post-concussion syndrome or chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

    Learning Objectives
    • To distinguish between recognition and diagnosis of sports concussion, and who is responsible for each.
    • Being able to develop a management plan for return to school and return to work after sports concussions.
    • Being involved in the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of sports concussions and their consequences.

  • Speakers