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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiologic basis for concussion, including the metabolic mismatch, visiovestibular dysfunction, exercise intolerance, and autonomic dysfunction that can occur after injury
  2. Explain how to perform a concussion-specific history and physical examination, and articulate their utility in concussion diagnosis, prognosis, and return to activity recommendations.
  3. Identify populations at highest risk for prolonged recovery from pediatric concussion and indications for referral to concussion specialists.
  4. Design a rest and graduated return-to-activity strategy that is individualized to a concussed child or adolescent.
Price: FREE


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: PECN0721
Published: July 2021
Expires: 6/30/2023
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Daniel J. Corwin, MD, MSCE, Matthew F. Grady, MD, Christina L. Master, MD, Mark D. Joffe, MD, and Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE
Topics: Concussion , Pediatric