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CME : 14.00
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Conference Summary

Topics in Geriatrics and Sports Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Jul 07 - 14, 2018 at 7-Night Greek Isles Cruise Conference Round-trip Venice, Venice, Veneto, Italy.

The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Objectives:
• New recommendations for concussion evaluation and treatment
• Describe current recommendations regarding concussion management
• Determine and develop appropriate return to play guidelines
• Sudden cardiac death: Recognizing cardiac conditions in the young athlete
• Recognize ECG changes associated with sudden cardiac death
• Recognize and identify athletes at high risk for sudden cardiac death
• Running injuries of the lower extremity
• Discuss risks factors, signs and symptoms associated with running injuries of the lower extremity
• Implement appropriate treatments plans for these injuries.
• Creaking Bones and Aching Muscles: Exercise prescription for the elderly
• Understand the physiologic changes with aging
• Discuss the benefits of exercising in the elderly population
• Learn the indications for EST screening in patients about to begin an exercise program
• Learn how to write an exercise prescription
• The pre-participation physical examination current guidelines and controversies
• Discuss the primary and secondary purposes of the Pre-participation Physical Examination (PPE)
• Understand the cardiovascular requirements of the PPE
• Identify causes that may prevent an athlete from clearance during the initial PPE
• Discuss current controversies surrounding the performance of the PPE in its current form
• Performance enhancing substances and supplements for use in sports
• Identify current supplements and performance-enhancing drugs currently used in sports
• Develop strategies to address the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletes and discuss their harms
• Joint injections
• Understand indications, risks, and contraindications of joint injections.
• Recognize and understand the use of different types of medications and approaches used in joint injections

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Speaking

Carlos R. Rodriguez
Carlos R. Rodriguez

Sports Medicine

Attending

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Contact No. 800-422-0711
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7-Night Greek Isles Cruise Conference Round-trip Venice
Venice, Veneto, Italy

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