Thursday, March 10, 2016
  (715) Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome
Track: Medical
Track 2: Neuromusculoskeletal
Speaker(s): Gerald Steiman
Thursday, March 10, 2016 2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
 
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate
Description

Early diagnosis of a concussion is important. There are cognitive affects and behavioral changes to the brain after sustaining a concussive injury. The session focuses on cumulative effects of concussion and subsequent recovery.

Learning Objectives: 1. Explain how to diagnose a concussion; 2. Identify concussion symptomatology; 3. Describe the natural history of recovery from a concussion; and 4. Define what neuropsychology can and cannot tell us about concussions.
IACET: 0.1
CCM: 1.5
CRC: 1.5
CDMS: 1.5
RN: 1.5
CME: 1.5