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Earn CME at sport-related
concussion seminar

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin along with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is offering a one-day continuing medical education (CME) course for physicians and other health care professionals involved in the care of athletes with sport-related concussion. New Frontiers in the Assessment and Management of Sport-Related Concussion is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 30 in Milwaukee.

The event at Miller Park will include discussion about diagnosis and treatment of sport-related concussion, injury management, return-to-play and a multi-disciplinary approach to care and rehabilitation. Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC, will provide the keynote address, “Sport-related Concussion in 2013: Progress Toward International Consensus.”

A professor and associate dean at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Guskiewicz is co-author of the Zurich, American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and National Athletic Trainers Association Guidelines on Concussion in Sport; and a member of the National Football League Head, Neck and Spine Committee. Click here for registration, accommodation and other conference information.

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

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing education credits also are available for certified athletic trainers, allied health professionals and psychologists.
From 5 to 8 p.m. that same day, a program for athletes, coaches and parents will feature former professional football player Dorsey Levens as well as medical experts from Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

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