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Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 10/25/2019Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2019End Time: 9:00 AM
Event Description

Concussion – Initial Evaluation Management

Presented By
Kathleen O’Brien, MD, attending physician, Sports Medicine Program, Section of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of a concussion and elaborate a differential diagnosis
  • Describe an appropriate, evidence-based approach to the initial evaluation of a concussion
  • Describe an approach to the management of a mild concussion
  • Discuss the management options for a complicated concussion and criteria for referral to a specialist

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Continuing Medical Education Credits
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Additional Information
Continental breakfast is available at 7:30 a.m. outside DiGeorge Center. Parking passes for visiting physicians are available.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Angelo M. DiGeorge Teaching Center
Lower Level
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Medical Residents/Fellows
  • Special Features:
  • Free Food
  • CEU Available

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