Sports Concussions: Education and Return to Play



The cost for this online activity is $20. The presentation was recorded LIVE on September 15, 2015 and is approximately 65 minutes. 

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Target Audience

Healthcare providers. 


  1. Define concussion and explain how it affects the brain.
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of a concussion.
  3. Understand remove from play and return to play criteria for concussed athletes.
  4. Become aware of various concussion tests used for remove from play and return to play.


Clint Lutterman, DPT, OCS

Dr. Lutterman is a Physical Therapist and the Clinic Director of Therapy Services at Dallas County Hospital. He is a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, NE with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Northwestern College in Orange City, IA. He is an orthopedic clinical specialist and a member of American Physical Therapy Association (Sports Physical Therapy section), the Iowa Physical Therapy Association and the Perry Rotary Club. Dr. Lutterman provides sports therapy to Perry High School athletics.

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Lutterman indicated he has no financial relationships with any commercial interest to disclose.


    • Gessell, Luke,et al. “Concussions Among United States High School and Collegiate Athletes” J AthlTrain, 2007 Oct-Dec 42(4)
    • Guskiewicz, et al. “Epidemiology of Concussion in Collegiate and High School Football Players.” American J Sp Med, Sept 2000, vol 28 no 5: 643-650

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    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.00 IBON
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    • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.00 IBON


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