TORONTO, June 26, 2012 /CNW/ - mdBriefCase Inc, the leading provider of
free online CME for Canadian healthcare professionals, is pleased to
announce the launch of their physician continuing education program
"Sports-Related Concussions: When Medicine and Sport Meet Head On".
This program is being made available to all healthcare professionals
through mdBriefCase.com, rxBriefCase.com and AdvancingIn.com
The program was developed by Dr Charles Tator, Professor of Neurosurgery
at the University of Toronto and Founder of ThinkFirst Canada, and Dr
Michael Clarfield, Director of Sports Medicine Specialists in Toronto
and former Head Team Physician of the Toronto Maple Leafs (1989-2004).
The program aims to provide Canadian family physicians with the tools
and knowledge to properly recognize and counsel patients with a
Danny Weill, Vice President of mdBriefCase explains, "Elite athletes
like Sidney Crosby and Eric Lindros bring concussions to the forefront
of not just medical health news, but mainstream media as well. With
over 43,000 physician members, mdBriefCase decided to develop this
program as a highly relevant learning opportunity for our members. As
an avid hockey fan, I am particularly interested in this program and am
proud to share it with our members."
More about the CME program
The program, accredited by the College of Family Physicians, reviews
both the Return to Play and Return to Learn Guidelines. Tools such as
the SCAT2 are further explored with a patient simulation video
available featuring Dr Clarfield.
Drs John Axler, Carl Fournier and Pravinsagar Mehta rounded out the
planning committee to provide a national perspective to the program.
Pharmacists and allied healthcare professionals will also have access to
the programs via www.rxBriefCase.com and www.AdvancingIn.com.
For further information:
For more information about the program or mdBriefCase Inc., please contact Danny Weill at 416.488.5500 ext. 254