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Discussions on Concussions: Clinical Headlines

Date(s):
May 10, 2017
Venue:
Via Live Webinar
 
Website:
Not available
Description:

Protecting our brains from head injuries, such as concussions, is extremely important, especially when we are young, because of the long-lasting impact it can have on our ability to think, say, and do as we want. The CDC estimates that 250,000 youths visit emergency department each year for sport and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries. Additionally, adult are also not immune to concussions are may be slower to seek medical attention, exacerbating their symptoms.  This live webinar will help you understand the consequences of concussions, identify signs/symptoms, how to respond, and best practices for moving past a brain injury.

Click Here for more information on the presenter,  William Meehan, MD.
 
Activity Objectives: After participating in this activity, you should be able to:
  • Define concussion
  • Identify signs/symptoms of concussions/head injury
  • Discuss the risks of recurrent concussion and injury prior to complete recovery, including second impact syndrome and post-concussive syndrome.
  • Describe best practices for treating concussions.
Accreditation Statement: The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicines for risk management study.
 
Registration Fees:
MMS Member Physicians: $35.00
Non-MMS Member Physicians: $79.00
MMS Member Resident/Student/MMSA: Free
Advanced Care Practitioners/Other Health Care Professionals/Others: $45.00
 
Registration Options: To register online, click on the "Individual Registration" button above or call 800-843-6356.
 

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