16 ACPE Credits
16.0 Contact Hours
Course Fees:$995 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$750 for Physician Assistants
$750 for Nurse Practitioners
$595 for Nurses, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
We will review hot topics such as recognition and evaluation and management of concussions and also what to look for to make the sports physical a meaningful interaction. Overall medical professionals that attend these sessions will leave feeling comfortable recognizing and managing issues in young athletes and active adults. Along with the common conditions, we will also review some more complex "zebras" in the field of sports medicine as well.
- Exercised induced asthma and vocal cord dysfunction in the approach to athletes with shortness of breath or chronic fatigue.
- Describe the differential diagnosis of shortness of breath in athletes vs. chronic fatigue.
- The pre-participation sports physical: Making it a worthwhile exercise for parents, athletes and medical personnel.
- Explain the appropriate work-up of infections mono and safe return to play.
- Hand, finger, wrist injuries in athletes. (includes splinting vs. surgical approach)
- Describe the differences in"jammed finger" injuries from volar plate injury (ligament tear), mallet finger, Jersey finger and fracture.
- Initial evaluation and management of sports concussions.
- Ensure that the participant is aware of the factors that predispose athletes to prolonged recovery from sports concussion.
- A systematic approach to assessment of sports shoulder injuries and knee injuries.
- Ensure that participants will be able to differentiate and manage dislocated shoulder vs. separated shoulder.
- Spine injuries in athletes: differentiating the workup and management in young athletes adults.
- Upon completion of this session a participant should be able to determine the appropriate use of x-rays, MRI, bone scan and CTs.
- Stress fractures in athletes: Identifying low risk vs. high risk fractures, ankle sprains, mimics and stress fractures.
- Describe the hallmark presentation of Jones fracture, tarsal navicular and proximal/anterior tibial stress fractures and femoral neck and be aware of the implications of missing them.
- Case Histories in Sports Medicine 2020-2021
- Participants will synchronize the information from earlier lectures in sports medicine to answer questions about challenges.
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