Monday, April 15

7:00 am - 9:00 am

28C; SDCC

Add to Calendar 4/15/2019 7:00:00 AM 4/15/2019 9:00:00 AM America/Chicago 111 Return-to-play After Sports Injury I: Spine Injury 28C; SDCC

111 Return-to-play After Sports Injury I: Spine Injury

Fee: $150
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Michael W. Groff, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD, FAANS; Daniel C. Lu, MD, PhD, FAANS; Christina Marie Notarianni, MD, FAANS; Srinivas K. Prasad, MD, FAANS

The identification and management of sports-related injuries has received recent attention in the press and in neurosurgical literature. This seminar will address 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.
  • Apply the data and expert opinion on return-to-play guidelines to their practice.