The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) has granted Provisional Accreditation status to ImPACT Applications Inc to provide continuing medical education (CME) courses on concussion management to physicians and other healthcare providers.

“At ImPACT Applications, we focus on innovation and research. ACCME’s Provisional Accreditation of our company validates the medical community’s trust in ImPACT Applications’ educational programs and tools as a valuable addition to their medical knowledge and practice,” says Michael Wahlster, chief executive officer of ImPACT Applications Inc, in a media release.

“Our Training and Education department has grown substantially, training more than 15,000 healthcare providers and offering significant resources to participants to promote increased knowledge and competence in concussion management,” he adds.

Topics of CME training provided by ImPACT Applications Inc include evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and clinical trajectories for concussion, case reviews, neurocognitive testing best practices, and intervention techniques. These courses are designed to improve patient outcomes.

“Physicians rely on accredited CME as part of a support system that helps them continuously improve their medical practice and patient care,” states Javier Cárdenas, MD, Neurologist and Director of Barrow Concussion Network and Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, in the release.

“This new collaboration partnership between the ACCME and ImPACT Applications provides physicians and other healthcare providers with relevant, effective, practice-based CME which will ultimately benefit their patients,” he adds.

ImPACT Applications Inc makes the ImPACT Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test) computerized concussion management tool. The test has been administered more than 12 million times since 2006, per the release.

[Source(s): ImPACT Applications Inc, PR Newswire]