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Now Available: Update in Concussion SAE-P

Aug 24, 2018

Visit me.aapmr.org to access and purchase the new Update in Concussion Self-Assessment Examination for Practitioners (SAE-P). Worth up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, this SAE-P includes 27 questions covering 11 open-access articles about concussion. Covered topics include: 

  • Recommendations regarding criteria used to establish a diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury.
  • Selecting medications to optimally treat symptoms associated with mild traumatic brain injury.
  • Why baseline exercise testing is helpful for the concussed athlete.
  • Clinical concepts associated with short- and long-term effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
  • Risk factors used in clinical decision rules to decide when a CT scan is appropriate for a child who sustained a head injury.

Thanks to our volunteers on the Self-Assessment Committee for their work on this new resource!

  • Atul Patel, MD, MHSA, Chair
  • Fred Bagares, DO
  • Scott Campea, MD
  • Hans Carlson, MD
  • Carol Crooks, MD
  • Maria Dajoyag-Mejia, MD
  • Colby Hansen, MD
  • David Haustein, MD
  • Matt Mayer, MD
  • Michelle McFarlane, MD
  • Virtaj Singh, MD
  • Kate Temme, MD

Other concussion news: This summer, your Academy convened a concussion writing panel to develop a consensus statement on the appropriate use of exercise and medication for the treatment of concussions and mTBI. Stay tuned for more information.