Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM PDT
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Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 
55 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401

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Erin Owen 
Slocum Research & Education Foundation 

Concussion Conference 2019:                                      Concussion Care Update

  The Slocum Research & Education Foundation in joint providership with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), is pleased to host Concussion Conference 2019: Concussion Care Update on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 8:00a - 12:30p at the Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Eugene, Oregon. Primary care providers, therapists, athletic trainers, allied health professionals, coaches, educators, and school counselors are encouraged to attend.

  Course objectives:

  • Explain the 6 steps of the Return to Activity Protocol and apply them in an appropriate clinical situation
  • Identify the risk factors for repeat concussion in the adolescent athlete
  • Discuss the best approaches to increasing function of students with concussion
  • Recognize the unique clinical course of early childhood concussion
  • Analyze the potential for co-morbid conditions and their risk of prolonging the course of concussion


7:30 – 8:00a             Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15a             Welcome and Introduction

Comprehensive Concussion Care - Michael Koester, MD & Ryann Watson-Stites, PhD, ABPP/CN

8:15-9:15a                Research Informed Practice: What do we know?

Return to Play – Michael Koester, MD

Beyond Return to Play – Ryann Watson-Stites, PhD, ABPP/CN 

Integrated Care Systems – Karyn Angell, PhD 

9:15-10:00a             Frequently Asked Questions

What's the risk of repeat injury? What about CTE? Michael Koester, MD

 How do we manage concussion in early childhood? Jeffrey Frank, MD  

10:00-10:15a          Break                                  

10:15-11:30a          Why am I not getting better?

Comorbid Conditions – Karyn Angell, PhD & Kenji Carp, PT, ATC 

How do we increase function in students with persistent symptoms? Using goal-focusedtreatment and school services McKay Sohlberg, PhD; Jim Wright, MA, CCC-SLP; Melissa McCart, D.Ed.                            

11:30 – 12:30p       All Faculty Panel Discussion Coordinated Care Case Summaries and Q&A 

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Registration:  Pre-registration online is required by Friday, May 24, 2019 (link below).

Cost of Attendance:  The cost of attendance is $100 Physican (MD/DO); $75 PA, RN, NP; $50 ATC, PT/PTA, OT/OTA; $25.00 Educators, Coaches, Students. Early bird discounts through March 31, 2019. Use code EARLY25 to receive 25% off the registration fee. Secure payment is available online using Visa, MasterCard or American Express. No "At the Door" registration available, advance registration required by 5/24/19. Full refunds are available up until 7 days prior to the event (minus a $10.00 processing fee). No refunds available on or after May 25, 2019.

Accreditation:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of OHSU School of Medicine and the Slocum Research & Education Foundation. The OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit:  OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

BOC Credit: Application submitted to BOC and is pending approval.