103 Return-to-play After Sports Injury I: Concussion

Monday, April 27
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 105; BCEC

Fee: $150
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.