Office Work-up: Mild to Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury
Release Date: December 16, 2013 Expiration Date: December 19, 2014
Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, sports medicine doctors, emergency room physicians and other health care professionals who are involved in managing patients with concussions.
Program Overview: Join Dr. John J. Dougherty to learn about the Lystedt law, legal obligations of a physician related to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, (MTBI), prevalence of concussion, in-office evaluation, risk factors, recovery and imaging.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: - apply Standard of Care measures for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) - recognize deteriorating neurological function as a result of MTBI
Needs Assessment: An estimated 1.7 million people sustain a TBI annually. TBI is a contributing factor to a third (30.5%) of all injury-related deaths in the US. About 75% are considered mild TBI. http://www.cdc.gov/TraumaticBrainInjury/statistics.html
Accreditation Statement: This activity is sponsored by the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Department of Continuing Medical Education and is made possible by a grant from the American Osteopathic Association.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education has approved this program for 1 credit of AOA Category 1-A CME credit.
Faculty: John J. Dougherty, DO, FACOFP, FAOASM, FAODME, FILM, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Education Programs and Medical Affairs, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Faculty Disclosure: John J. Dougherty, DO, FACOFP, FAOASM, FAODME, FILM, does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests related to the content of his presentation.
Contact the Speaker: Please click on the link below to submit questions to the speaker. Please allow two business days for a response. https://kcumb.wufoo.com/forms/traumatic-brain-injury-and-concussion/
Method of Participation and Request for Credit: Registration fee for participating and receiving AOA Category 1-A credit for this activity is $25. During this period December 16, 2013, through December 19, 2014, participants are able to receive credit for completing this activity, by completing the pre-test, watching the video, passing the post-test with 75% or better, and completing the evaluation. Participants will have three attempts to pass the post-test in order to receive credit. You will receive a certificate electronically and your hour will be reported to the AOA.
Disclosure of Commercial Support: This educational activity did not receive any commercial funding.
The following planning committee members do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests related to the content of the activity:
Lisa Cambridge, Brenda Chezek, William Cox, D.O., Beth Dollase, Diane Karius, Ph.D., Carol Kirila, D.O., Richard Magie, D.O., Rance McClain, D.O., Ramon Newman, M.D., Anthony Olinger, Ph.D., Sarah Parrott, D.O., Yelena Pinzur, D.O., Alex Shnyra, M.D., Ph.D., Becky Talken, MBA, Kevin Treffer, D.O.
The following planning committee members and or faculty members have disclosed relevant financial interests:
Gautam J. Desai, D.O., is the Principal Investigator for grants to KCUMB from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and Novartis. He is a named investigator for grants from AstraZeneca and Salix.
John J. Dougherty, D.O., is a partner in Janos Orthopedics, LLC.
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