Saturday February 9, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM PST
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Kaiser Permanente Hospital Tower
12th Floor Conference Room
280 W. Macarthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA

Driving Directions 

Parking is free in Howe Street garage, across the street.


Katherine Schock 
Sports Legacy Institute 

Planning Committee

Cindy J. Chang, M.D., California Concussion
Coalition Co-Chair
Eric J. Freitag, Psy.D., California Concussion
Coalition Co-Chair
Jean Hayward, M.D., Pediatric Neurologist,
Kaiser Oakland
Jun Edo Orlanes, M.P.H, Senior Consultant,
The Permanente Medical Group
Kaiser Permanente CME Department

Presenter Bio's

To learn more about our Presenters, please click the link below to view thier bio's.

Presenter Bio's CLICK HERE

To see the complete event flier, CLICK HERE.

A Symposium Presented by Kaiser Permanente East Bay , the California Concussion Coalition, and the Sports Legacy Institute
At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to:

1) Describe the biomechanics and pathophysiology of a concussion

2) Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion

3) Explain the short and long term consequences of concussion including Second Impact Syndrome and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

4) Discuss the state regulations relevant to health care providers involved in the assessment and management of concussion

5) Outline the management of concussion in pediatrics, adults, and the athlete population in the office/clinic and on field/sideline setting

 Target Audience: Physicians, Neuropsychologists, Athletic Trainers and other medical providers involved in concussion treatment. Open to both Kaiser Permanente providers and non-Kaiser community providers.

7:15 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 am: Welcoming Remarks & Legislative Update - Cindy Chang, M.D., California Concussion Coalition Co-Chair
8:20: The Pathophysiology of MTBI - David Hovda Ph.D., UCLA Brain Injury Research Center
9:05: Clinical diagnosis, treatment & practical tips for managing the athlete in your practice -Rob Neid, M.D., Kaiser Permanente
9:45: Navigating Return to School - Maria Jose Prieto, Ph.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist
10:05: Morning Break
10:25: Is Rest Best? Management of postconcussion activity level in treatment - Eric Freitag, Psy.D., California Concussion Coalition Co-Chair
10:50 (Keynote): Confronting the Concussion Crisis - Chris Nowinksi, Sports Legacy Institute
11:50: Lunch Break
12:50: Treating the post concussive headache - Jean Hayward, M.D., Kaiser East Bay
1:30: Sideline assessment and management of concussion - Casey Batten M.D., UC Berkeley
2:00: The Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in Concussion Management - Catherine Broomand, Ph.D., Kaiser Permanente
2:40: Break
3:00: Case Presentations Jason Miyamoto, MS ATC, UCSF, Jeff Tanji, M.D., UC Davis, Eric Freitag, Psy.D., Ca. Concussion Coalition
3:30: Panel Discussion and Questions
4:00: Adjourn
Schedule, topics and presenters are subject to change without notice.

To see the complete event flier, CLICK HERE

*Psychologists - American Medical Assoc. CME's do count for continuing educational requirements. Visit http://www.psychboard.ca.gov/licensee/education.shtml for more information

*ATC- American Medical Assoc. CME's do count for continuing educational requirements. Visit http://www.bocatc.org/index.php for more information

*This program offers 6 units of Category 1 AMA approved CMEs. Each attendee will need to be responsible to check with their licensing body to ensure that these type of credits can be utilized for CE purposes. SLI has only confirmed CME credits for psychologists and athletic trainers. All other disciplines will need to check themselves.


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