Classes and Events
Orthopedic Recognition and Excellence Awards
This event is designed for Sharp HealthCare employees, physicians and other community members who provide care for orthopedic patients. It will include an overview of concussion in orthopedic sports injuries and a presentation of the orthopedic program excellence awards.
Dr. Jason Bailie will discuss the best practices for the assessment and treatment of concussion, as well as the impact comorbid orthopedic injuries can have on recovery. Dr. Bailie is a practicing neuropsychologist and senior clinical research director at the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton.
After attending this event, you will be able to:
- Describe the proper manner to diagnose concussion associated with sports injuries and differentiate it from other brain injuries, as well potential difficulties for diagnosis with co-occurring orthopedic injury
- Detail current recommendations for management of acute concussion using progressive return to activity
- Review the impact that comorbid orthopedic injuries and pain can have on recovery from concussion
- Identify the most common factors that negatively impact recovery and increase risk for persistent post-concussion symptoms