ITi - Diagnosis

START HERE: Concussion Diagnosis

4 related videos

Overview of Traumatic Brain InjuryView Diagnosing ConcussionsView Signs that it's SeriousView Computerized Cognitive TestingView

These videos include:

1. Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury
2. Diagnosing Concussions
3. Signs that it's Serious
4. Computerized Cognitive Testing

Learn more about concussion treatment.

Dr. Reisner and the Children’s concussion team take a look at the history of concussions and provide insight into the definitions, guidelines and treatments for a condition that affects millions of children each year. Read the concussion team's article, Concussion in Children.

Concussion Toolkit

Concussion ToolkitOur Concussion Toolkit is a collection of materials we have created to help you manage concussions in your practice.

Download the full Concussion Toolkit (all materials listed above in one PDF)

Additional Resources






ITi - Treatment

SECOND SET OF VIDEOS: Concussion Treatment

5 related videos

On the SidelinesView Cognitive Rest and Return to SchoolView Return to PlayView Teaching Sheet and Follow-up CareView Preventing ConcussionsView

These videos include:

1. On the Sidelines
2. Cognitive Rest and Return to School
3. Return to Play
4. Teaching Sheet and Follow-up Care
5. Preventing Concussions

Learn more about concussion scenarios.

Dr. Reisner and the Children’s concussion team take a look at the history of concussions and provide insight into the definitions, guidelines and treatments for a condition that affects millions of children each year. Read the concussion team's article, Concussion in Children.

Concussion Toolkit

Concussion ToolkitOur Concussion Toolkit is a collection of materials we have created to help you manage concussions in your practice.

Download the full Concussion Toolkit (all materials listed above in one PDF)

Additional Resources






ITi - Scenarios

THIRD SET OF VIDEOS: Concussion Scenarios

6 related videos

Treating Patients in a Primary Care SettingView When to Refer to the Emergency DepartmentView Lingering Headaches PostconcussionView Difficulty in School PostconcussionView Symptomatic, but Big Game this WeekView Multiple ConcussionsView

1. Treating Patients in a Primary Care Setting
2. When to Refer to the Emergency Department (Note: This is the same information as showed in the "Signs it's Serious" video in the Diagnosis tab)
3. Lingering Headaches Postconcussion
4. Difficulty in School Postconcussion
5. Symptomatic, but Big Game this Week
6. Multiple Concussions

Learn more about our concussion program.

Dr. Reisner and the Children’s concussion team take a look at the history of concussions and provide insight into the definitions, guidelines and treatments for a condition that affects millions of children each year. Read the concussion team's article, Concussion in Children.

Concussion Toolkit

Concussion ToolkitOur Concussion Toolkit is a collection of materials we have created to help you manage concussions in your practice.

Download the full Concussion Toolkit (all materials listed above in one PDF)

Additional Resources






ITi - Our-Program

Our Concussion Program

1 related videos

Children's Concussion ProgramView

Our multidisciplinary approach helps make the Children's Concussion Program unique, with services including:

  • Emergency
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Sports medicine 
  • Urgent Care
  • Neuropsychology
  • Physiatry (Physical medicine and rehabilitation) 

We staff the program with a dedicated concussion nurse who helps coordinate each child's care across the continuum and serves as a resource for health care professionals. The concussion team at Children's works with each child’s primary care doctor to develop the best possible plan of care.  



Some physicians and affiliated healthcare professionals on the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta team are independent providers and are not our employees.






ITi - Resources

Managing Concussions

Dr. Reisner and the Children’s concussion team take a look at the history of concussions and provide insight into the definitions, guidelines and treatments for a condition that affects millions of children each year. Read the concussion team's article, Concussion in Children.

Concussion Toolkit

Concussion ToolkitOur Concussion Toolkit is a collection of materials we have created to help you manage concussions in your practice.

Download the full Concussion Toolkit (all materials listed above in one PDF)

Co-branded Materials

We now offer other organizations the opportunity to co-brand some of our patient family materials. Learn more.

Additional Resources






ITi - CME Credit

Earn CME Credit

After watching the videos and downloading the Concussion Toolkit PDF, register and complete the CME post test

CME Learning Objectives

  1. Provide and plan patient care after a concussion utilizing all components of the Concussion Toolkit.
  2. Describe the immediate and delayed potential consequences of concussion and the dangers of multiple concussions.
  3. Explain when to advance care to include Emergency Department assessment and/or CT testing.
  4. Discuss with patients and parents the importance of gradual return to activities, cognitive rest and the importance of follow-up care.

Speakers and Planners

The following speakers and planners and everyone who have control of the content in these videos have disclosed that they have no financial relationships that would create a conflict of interest with these videos.

The videos in the tabs of this web page feature several of these individuals:

The following planner who has control of the content has disclosed an affiliation or financial interest: Julius Sherwinter, M.D.—Speaker's Bureau for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.—receives honorarium.

CME Credit

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta knows you have a busy schedule, so we have made it easier for you to earn continuing education credit by providing this learning opportunity online. You may earn CME credit by taking the post test after watching the videos that are in the tabs on the concussion tools web page. Those who complete 80% correctly will be able to print their CME certificate. In addition to the post test, we are asking you some brief questions before the webcast. We thank you in advance for completing them.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children's designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In order to meet regulatory requirements that allow Children's to provide a limited amount of non-monetary compensation to physicians, we must note your participation in this online CME at a value of $10 per credit. This amount will be applied to your non-monetary compensation allowance. No action is required on your part. Thank you for your interest in the CME opportunities.

Education Evaluation

After the post test, you will receive a link to an evaluation and continuing education questions. As part of your participation in this continuing education activity, it is important for you to complete the online evaluation questions. Note: Only aggregate reports will be produced; physician and organization-specific information is considered confidential and will not be disclosed.

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Questions?

To ask questions related to this activity, email continuinged@choa.org.


Release date: March 22, 2013
Termination date: March 22, 2016

Resources

The materials in this module were created to help physicians better treat concussed patients and to help parents understand their child’s recovery needs, as well as when they should seek medical attention. This module is in no way intended to specifically seek referrals to Children’s facilities.







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