Concussion and Post-Concussion Best-Practice Guidelines of Care - October 25, 2023
Healthcare providers face unique challenges screening, diagnosing, and treating concussion, the persistence of concussion symptoms known as PPCS or Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS), and the neurodegenerative disease CTE caused by exposure to repetitive head impacts (RHI). Join this webinar with expert concussion, PCS, and suspected Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) clinician Katelynn Cataldo, NP to hear the latest best-practice guidelines of care for your patients.
Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants. Allied health professionals welcome.
Following the completion of this activity, learners should be able to:
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion
- Identify recommended concussion guidelines for use in their practice
- Show confidence in utilizing the return to play/learn guidelines with patients
- Identify the signs and symptoms of suspected CTE, have a basic understanding of the recommended clinical management of suspected CTE, and have a basic understanding of the 2021 TES criteria.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Contact Hours: 1.0
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 APAThis activity is being co-sponsored by the Boston University Gerontology Center and Boston University School of Medicine. The Boston University Gerontology Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Boston University Gerontology Center maintains responsibility for the program.
- 1.00 Participation