2023 - 2024 Coma

The intent of this presentation is to provide a comprehensive overview of coma.  The speaker reviews the definition, as well as the etiologies and evaluations of coma. The presentation outlines the different exams to use for coma, including the use of the Glasgow Coma Scale, and the assessment findings expected.  The speaker will discuss the ocular and motor system symptoms associated with coma.  Lastly, the presentation will review the laboratory and other study results and the diagnosis of coma.

Target Audience

  • Residents
  • Physicians

Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to; 

  • Define coma. 
  • Describe the etiologies of coma.
  • Review methods of evaluation for coma.
  • List exams used to assess coma and the expected findings.
  • Describe the ocular and motor symptoms associated with coma.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    TeleSpecialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    TeleSpecialists designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course opens: 
05/31/2024
Course expires: 
06/30/2024
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Speaker(s)

Robert Fishman, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Moderator(s)

Debra Chionis, MS, ACE-MES, ACSM-CEP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Peer Reviewer(s)

Charlene Gunasekera, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    TeleSpecialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    TeleSpecialists designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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