A Patient-Centered Approach to Concussion Care for Emergency Medicine and Primary Care Physicians

Presenters

Elizabeth Sandel, MD
Medical Director, Catastrophic Care Management
Paradigm
Walnut Creek, CA

Conor Gormally
Co-founder, Co-Executive Director, Internship Program Director
Concussion Alliance
Chicago, IL

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This online activity has been designed for primary care, emergency care, sports neurologists, headache neurologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of people with acute and chronic post-concussion symptoms to help them in evaluating and treating patients by using a patient-centered approach. This activity includes a personal interview featuring a patient who has experienced concussion and is now living with post-concussion syndrome.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Primary care, emergency care, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of patients with acute and chronic post-concussion symptoms.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the challenges of evaluating and treating patients with acute and chronic post-concussion symptoms
  • Demonstrate efficient approaches for evaluating acute and chronic symptoms of concussion
  • Use a comprehensive and patient-centered approach to the treatment of the post-concussion syndrome

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group will designate each virtual live meeting and simulcast for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live-virtual activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with chronic and acute post-concussion symptoms.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Presenters Disclosures
Elizabeth Sandel, MD Has nothing to disclose.
Conor Gormally Has nothing to disclose.

CME Content Review

The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review

The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.

Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN.

The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

Staff Planners and Managers

The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

  • Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
  • Angela Davis, PhD, Director, Medical and Scientific Services, has nothing to disclose.
  • Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Marissa Mays-Verman, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this live virtual activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the web-based live activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate upon completion as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science based.
This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

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RELEASE DATE: June 13, 2022

EXPIRATION DATE: June 13, 2023

Copyright © 2022 Med Learning Group. All rights reserved. These materials may be used for personal use only. Any rebroadcast, distribution, or reuse of this presentation or any part of it in any form for other than personal use without the express written permission of Med Learning Group is prohibited.

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