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Class Title: Concussion Symposium - Lankenau Medical Center
Selected Date: This event currently has no upcoming dates.

An in-depth look at the latest concussion recommendations, including:

  • The prevention of concussions and mild head injuries in adolescents and adults
  • How to recognize the warning signs that indicate a concussion/mild head injury has occurred
  • How to intervene in the event that a concussion/mild head injury is suspected
  • How to determine when it is appropriate to return to school, work or play

Who should attend: Sports Medicine Practitioner health providers (orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, neurosurgery, physical therapy, athletic training, family practice, pediatrics, emergency room medicine, neuroradiology, neuropsychology, psychiatry, sport psychology and nursing), bioengineers, sport scientists, school administrators, sports administrators, athletic directors, coaches, referees, trainers, school sports team physicians,EMS providers, school physicians and nurses, and guidance counselors.

Keynote speaker: Phil Martelli, head coach of St Joseph's University men's basketball.

Panel members:From University of PA School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Akiva Cohen, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology. From Laneknau Medical Center: Peter LeRoux, MD, FACS, Co-Director, Brain & Spine Center; Stephen Gollomp, MD, Chief, Service of Neurology. From Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital: David F. Long, MD, Medical Director, Brain Injury Program; Brian McDonald, D.O.; Deborah Watson-Shaeffer, PT, MS; Clint Beckley, OTR/L; and Cynthia B. Simonds, Psy.D..

Accreditation Statement: Main Line Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Statement: Main Line Health designates this live educational activity for a maximum of two (2) AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

PA EMS Continuing Education: 2 hours of Med/Trauma related continuing education will be awarded.

Thank you to our sponsor, Dynavision International LLC. Funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and US Department of Health and Human Services grant H21MC17232.

Registration is required to attend. This free event includes dinner and free parking in Lot B


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