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Concussions


Total Credits: 1.0 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   4.7
State Associations:
AOMA - Arizona
Faculty:
David Carfagno, DO
Duration:
57 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

20% of the estimated 1.7 million head injuries that occur in the U.S. each year are sports-related. Dr. David Carfagno discusses the diagnosis and treatment of concussions in athletes.

  • Diagnosis an individual with traumatic brain injury

  • Apply the classification system and current guidelines used in sports

  • Employ a multidisciplinary team in management of traumatic brain injury

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

 

GRIEVANCE POLICY: The AOMA strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be forwarded to AOMA Executive Director Josephine Zammuto, by calling the AOMA Office at 602-266-6699 or by mail to AOMA, 5150 N. 16th Street, Suite A-122, Phoenix, AZ 85016, or by email to info@az-osteo.org.

 

 

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David Carfagno, DO Related seminars and products

University of Arizona


David Carfagno, DO is board certified in internal medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Carfagno received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Arizona State University. He received his Doctor of Osteopathy from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Carfagno is board certified by both the American Board of Ringside Physicians (American College of Sports Medicine/ACSM) and the American Board of Ringside Medicine for USA Boxing. He is also a ACSM certified Health and Fitness Instructor. Dr. Carfagno is a clinical preceptor for the University of Arizona College of Nurse Practitioner and a clinical assistant professor for Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Dr. Carfagno has no disclosures. 


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