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Emerging Perspectives on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Long Term Effects of Concussion

Dr. Julian Bailes discusses the different types of traumatic brain injuries and the long term consequences.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize Pathophysiology of Repetitive TBI
  • Recognize the history and characteristics of CTE
  • Identify strategies for CTE Mitigation

Reading Resources:

  1. Young JS, Hobbs JG, Bailes JE. The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on the Aging Brain Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2016 Sep; 18(9)81
  2. Hobbs JG, Young JS, Bailes JE. Sports-related concussions: diagnosis, complications, and current management strategies. Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Apr;40(4):E5
  3. Ban VS, Madden CJ, Bailes JE, Hunt Batjer H, Lonser RR. The science and questions surrounding chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Apr;40(4):E5

Disclosures:

Dr. Bailes has reported no relevant relationships with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 0.75 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 10/20/2016 | Last Modified On: 10/20/2016 | Expires: 10/20/2017


TRANSCRIPT

Presenter

Julian E. Bailes, MD

Julian E. Bailes, MD Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the NorthShore Neurological Institute.
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