C113 - Concussion: Chronic Symptoms -- Selected Considerations for Why Your Patient May Not be Getting Better

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Neuro Trauma, Critical Care, and Sports Neurology, Advanced Practice Provider
Director(s): Michael Jaffee MD, FAAN
Description: The presentations will facilitate a discussion with the audience of persistent symptoms and sequelae following concussion and focus on selected considerations for "Why Is My Patient Not getting Better?". The pathogenesis, diagnostic approach, and management of selected persistent post-concussion symptoms will be addressed as well as a review of evidence and approach for chronic sequelae of repeated concussion and subconcussive head trauma.
Completion Message: Participants should have increased awareness of potential pathophysiological issues that may be contributing to sustained symptoms following consussion and a clinial approach for these considerations. Participants will understand issues surrounding chronic complications associated with recurrent concussions to include both current understandings as well as research gaps.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge

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