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See the Line 2014 - Register today for the CME morning session

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Continuing Medical Education (CME) session: Maximizing Safety and Reducing Risks

Prevention and treatment of concussion are the focus of a new Continuing Medical Education session presented by the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Continuing Professional Development.

Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Rm. 35, Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building, Western University

Registration for this event is free for medical students and residents. Register online here.

Agenda:

8:00 a.m. Registration & Light Breakfast

FIRST SESSION: PREVENTION

Dr. Douglas Fraser - Chair

8:30 a.m. Sport Safety, Accident Reduction, Establishment of Guidelines
Dr. Robert Cantu

9:00 a.m. Approach to the Young Athlete
Dr. Lisa Fischer

9:20 a.m. PABICOP (Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury Community Outreach Programme): A Research for Children with Prolonged Recovery from Concussion
Dr. Pam Frid

9:40 a.m. Question and Answer Session

10:00 a.m. Coffee Break

SECOND SESSION: TREATMENT

Dr. Wai Ng - Chair

10:20 a.m. The Role of Allied Health in Concussion Management
Shannon McGuire, BPE, BHSc (PT)

10:40 a.m. Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Symptoms
Dr. Shawn Marshall

11:10 a.m. Role of Environmental Enrichment
Robin Green, PhD

11:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session

11:50 a.m. Wrap up and Evaluation

For more information on this CME session, contact Linda Bruce. To learn more about the See the Line Symposium and Gala Fundraiser events, click here.