Sports Medicine 2018
Sports Medicine is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and would be held during May 09 - 11, 2018 at Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America.
The target audience for this medical event for Physicians, NPs, PAs from the fields of Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Physical Therapists, Certified Athletic Trainers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Course Overview :
This comprehensive Sports Medicine course provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary approach to common musculoskeletal conditions by regional anatomy, providing a thorough overview in the evaluation and management of injuries using best evidence-based practice. Physiatrists, orthopedists, radiologists, physical therapists and other sports medicine professionals with expertise in each topic will discuss both non-operative and surgical management of sports injuries, including the role of diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures, and rehabilitation to restore function, with the goal to facilitate the safe and accelerated return to play.
The course presents an interdisciplinary approach to sports medicine care, including new and emerging treatments accounting for age and gender and incorporate complex cases to synthesize learning. Special topics will include management of concussions, sports cardiology, adaptive sports, stress fractures in athletes, and regenerative medicine. Additional workshops are available to provide in-depth experience in dance medicine, running medicine, and ultrasound-guided procedures.
Learning Objectives :
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Review the most common sports medicine injuries by anatomy and associated risk factors including sport, age, and sex.
• Evaluate common injuries using best evidence-based practice in the physical examination, diagnostic imaging, and ultrasound techniques.
• Develop strategies to effectively manage sports injuries, with goals to improve the health of the athlete and facilitate accelerated and safe return to play.
• Counsel patients on preventative strategies that will assist them in maintaining optimal health while they participate in sports.
• Evaluate diagnostic uses of musculoskeletal ultrasound for injuries common to runners and dancers.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.