This course will review current knowledge and issues regarding concussion diagnosis and management. I will highlight a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation of concussed patients with a focus on balance issues and early rehabilitation and exercise as a treatment modality. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on March 15, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
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- The participant will be able to identify at least two high school sports associated with concussions.
- The participant will be able to identify the percent of concussions that involve the loss of consciousness.
- The participant will be able to outline the appropriate progression through a return to play protocol.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three factors that determine the appropriate number of rest days away from exercise post-concussion.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Basic epidemiology of concussion|
|30-45 Minutes||Methods for evaluating concussion|
|45-75 Minutes||Return to play and learn|
|75-105 Minutes||Recent research on early exercise and rehabilitation|
|105-120 Minutes||Multidisciplinary concussion rehabilitation, Summary, Q&A|
James Chesnutt, MD
Jim Chesnutt, M.D. is a Sports Medicine Physician at Oregon Health & Science University and Rebound Sports Medicine and serves as the team physician for professional, college and high school athletes. Dr. Chesnutt has been the founding Medical Director of the OHSU Sports Medicine Program and the OHSU Concussion Program. Additionally, Dr. Chesnutt serves as a medical advisor for the OSAA, is Co-Director of the Oregon Concussion Awareness and Management Program (OCAMP) and is an advisor to the Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center’s national concussion guidelines and education program. Dr. Chesnutt leads a complex concussion clinic and performs concussion research at OHSU Family Medicine where he serves as an Associate Professor teaching primary care doctors in the OHSU Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.
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