Co-Managing Concussion - 5th Annual Community Pediatric Lecture

Pediatric Evening Lecture Series 2013-2014

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Pond House Cafe, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Presented by:

  • Karen Rubin, MD – Associate Clinical Chair, Pediatrics; Division Head, Pediatric Endocrinology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • David Wang, MD – Department of Orthopaedics, Elite Sports Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Cristian Ionita, MD – Attending, Division of Neurology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Jennifer Schwab, MD – Pediatrician, Rocky Hill Pediatrics, LLC; Clinical Instructor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Target audience: This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric advanced-practice nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Registered nurses and school nurses also may find the information valuable.

Objectives: Participants will be able to (1) describe the signs and symptoms of concussion; (2) define the management of concussion from both a Sports Medicine and Neurology perspective; (3) describe the competencies necessary to co-manage the care of patients with concussion in the primary care setting; and (4) introduce and demonstrate use of Co-Management Plan tools to guide primary care physicians and their patients/families.

5:30-6pm  Registration
5:30-6:30pm  Buffet Dinner
6-8pm  Lecture
8-8:30pm  Q&A

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of two (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and to share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Drs. Ionita, Schwab, Rubin, and Wang do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations.

Drs. Ionita, Schwab, Rubin, and Wang will not be discussing the use of any off-label products.


Register online or complete and mail this form with payment. For more information, contact Diane Mouradjian, 860.837.6264.