Sports Medicine Seminar is organized by American Seminar Institute (ASI).
Course(s) are Appropriate for:
Orthopedists, Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)
Short Course: 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for CME / CEU / CPD
Series 5B (SPM5B) Topics Include:
Overuse Injuries, Mechanism of Injury in Concussion, Anatomy of Glenohumeral Joint, Sprains of the Shoulder, Patellar Instability, and more.
Hot Topics in Sports Medicine:
Recognize factors affecting the development of overuse injuries; Diagnose and treat common overuse injuries involving the upper and lower extremities and back; Educate patients about the risks associated with use of steroids; Distinguish energy drinks from sports drinks; Discourage excessive consumption of caffeine in children and adolescents.
Management of Concussion:
Explain the mechanism of injury in concussion; Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion; Order appropriate imaging studies in patients with head injury; Identify patients who are more likely to have a prolonged or more complex recovery after concussion; Evaluate pediatric patients for return to participation in academics and sports.
Highlights From the Abcs of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation:
Summarize the anatomy of the glenohumeral joint; Cite literature supporting surgical management of glenohumeral dislocation; Cite literature supporting nonsurgical management of glenohumeral dislocation in skeletally immature patients; Use appropriate diagnostic tests to evaluate the presence and extent of femoroacetabular impingement; Select optimal surgical approaches to the repair of femoroacetabular impingement.
Management of Common Sports Injuries in Primary Care:
Explain the pathophysiology of common sprains of the shoulder; Use the mechanism of injury to help diagnose and manage patients with athletic injuries; Examine the shoulder of an injured athlete; Manage a tear of the medial collateral ligament; Diagnose pain in the knee in an injured athlete.
Update on Sports Injuries in Children:
Identify hand injuries in young athletes that require operative management; Evaluate upper-extremity injuries on the field or sideline; Recognize important differences between children and adults when treating orthopedic injuries; Optimize treatment for injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament; Select appropriate candidates for operative treatment of patellar instability.