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Dr. Victoria Kochick gives a presentation on the pathophysiology, Epidemiology and definition of concussion.

Educational objectives

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

  • Increase patient outcomes by understanding the importance of monitored physical activity post-concussion, which will help to minimize deconditioning post-concussion

  • Improve diagnostic skills for identifying patients’ post-concussion that may benefit from increasing activity in preparation for return to sport/ work specific activities
  • Improve their management of patients’ post-concussion and the responsibilities when treating this patient population


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

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.75) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at 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: 5/24/2018 | Last Modified On: 4/9/2020 | Expires: 4/5/2021

This course has been expired.