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CME: Demystifying Sports-Related Concussions

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After purchasing this CME Certification, you will receive a PDF download in your email containing the article and the evaluation. If you do not receive it, please check your spam box or contact dcms@dcmsonline.org.

 

The article, “Demystifying Sports-Related Concussions” authored by Timothy Dekker, MD and Jennifer Maynard, MD, CAQSM, has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit.TM

Faculty/Credentials:
Timothy Dekker, MD, Resident Physician, Mayo Clinic Florida. Jennifer Maynard, MD, CAQSM, Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Florida.

Objectives:

  1. Define and explain the most up-to-date definition of sports related concussion (SRC) according to the Concussion in Sport Group consensus statement.
  2. Report epidemiology and common risk factors for sustaining an SRC.
  3. Discuss the five common domains of SRC symptoms, as well as specific symptoms of SRC.
  4. Discuss different assessment tools and recommendations for testing for SRC.
  5. Explain initial treatment and return to school and play protocol.

Date of Release: October 1, 2019

Date Credit Expires: October 1, 2021

CME Credit Eligibility:
A minimum passing grade of 70% must be achieved. Only one re-take opportunity will be granted. 

Faculty Disclosure:
Timothy Dekker, MD and Jennifer Maynard, MD, CAQSM report no significant relations to disclose, financial or otherwise with any commercial supporter or product manufacturer associated with this activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
St. Vincent’s Healthcare (SVHC) requires speakers, faculty, CME Committee and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educations activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly evaluated by SVHC for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the presentation and educational materials used as basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. 

Joint Sponsorship Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of St. Vincent’s Healthcare and the Duval County Medical Society. St. Vincent’s Healthcare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit.TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.