Monday, April 27
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 105; BCEC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Mark D. Krieger, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Julian E. Bailes Jr., MD, FAANS; Allen Kent Sills, MD, FAANS
The identification and management of sports-related injuries has received attention in the press and in neurosurgical literature. This seminar addresses the neurosurgeon's role in evaluating and clearing children, high school athletes, college athletes and professional athletes with concussions.
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Explain the standard tests and techniques for evaluating the injured athlete.
- Describe the pathophysiology of sports-related injuries of the spine.
- Apply the data and expert opinion on return-to-play guidelines to practice.