Sports Medicine Symposium
2013 Sports Medicine Symposium
Friday August 2 and Saturday August 3
The conference provides the participants with a broad update on revolving standard of care in sports medicine.
The focus of the conference is a multidisciplinary approach to sports medicine providing the proper approaches to the evaluation, treatment and care of athletes, including sports medicine topics of greatest recent interest . Renowned experts from an array of institutions will review the latest developments in these areas in an attempt to imporve awareness among providers and improve understanding and cooperation between different specialists rendering care to the injured athelete. Presentatons and forums will include issues evaluating the injured football player on the field, concussion, shoulder, elbow and wrist problems in the athlete, and ACL rehabilitation.
Who Should Attend:
This conference is designed for orthopedic, Sports Medicine, family and internal medicine physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, physician assistants, massage therapists, occupational therapists, emergency responders, paramedics, athletic trainers, and other providers who care for injured athletes.
In addition to the featured presentations, the symposium will include fun networking activities such as an inner tube float down the Animas River and post-float riverside barbecue, a sports medicine jeopardy game, a group mountain bike ride, and more.
- Discuss specific challenges in sports medicine.
- Develop strategies for health care providers to optimize team-based approach to care for athletes.
- Discuss how to develop a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation of the injured athlete.
- Assess and apply surgical and non-surgical treatment recommendation s and rehabilitation protocols for the management of athletic injuries.
- Review specific needs for athletic trainers and clinical providers.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Colorado Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of St. Anthony Hospital and Mercy Regional Medical Center. St. Anthony Hospital is accredited by the Colorado Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
St. Anthony Hospital CME Committee designates this conference for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mercy Regional Medical Center is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for BOC Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 11 hours of Category A continuing education. BOC Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity. BOC Approved Provider Number: P8645
“Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 16170, for 11 Contact Hours. RN’s need to retain this document for a period of 4 years after course conclusion."
EMS Continuing Education approved by St. Anthony PreHospital Services, Colorado Training Center and group #CO 039.
DoubleTree Hotel, Durango, CO
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