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Pediatrics to policy
Pediatrics to Policy
Ralph S. Northam, MD
Lieutenant Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia
Neurologist, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Followers of Virginia politics know the Lieutenant Governor presides over the Senate and casts tie-breaking votes, but what they may not know is that in addition to his government service, Ralph Northam is also a pediatric neurologist, practicing at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Northam will discuss pediatric concussions and the intersection of clinical work and legislation in the pursuit of effectively treating children.
Attendees of this session will be able to:
- Recognize and manage concussions, including workup and when to return to sports activities
- Describe the pathophysiology of concussions
- Discuss the importance of pediatric healthcare advocacy
- Identify relevant pediatric laws that have been passed in the last ten years
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