Concussion Essentials

Concussion Essentials

Product Code: 303028

Understand Concussion Injuries and Prevent Complications with this Free Course

Concussions are on the rise, representing over a million emergency department visits a year. Early intervention is critical.

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and the National Football League (NFL) Foundation have teamed up to develop a free online course “Concussion Essentials,” focused on the variability of concussion presentations and treatment strategies. The goal is to provide emergency physicians with an opportunity to review and consider the best practices and approach to assess disposition of concussed patients in the ED. The course includes nine lessons covering epidemiology, prevention and mitigation strategies, recognition, evaluation, management, recovery and return to play, and prognosis.

Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


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Lesson cover: 




 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies








 Recovery and Return to Play



The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of  1.5 hours of ACEP Category I credit.
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