23rd Annual Sports Medicine Update Managing Sports Injuries Across the Lifespan


Date & Location
Friday, December 1, 2017 12:00 PM - Sunday, December 3, 2017 11:15 AM   Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA

Specialties
Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant

Overview

Meets Virginia Board of Medicine Pain Management Requirement

Have you ever been stymied by an athlete in pain? We will provide answers through interactive, interdisciplinary sessions woven with hands-on skills development, treatment pearls, and pain management strategies. Our goal is to help you keep pace in caring for your patients using current practices. 

Program Highlights

  • Musculoskeletal injuries Head/Neck/Upper and Lower Extremity including Interactive Physical ExamUpdate on Concussion and Return to Play, Mono and Exercise Induced Asthma

  • Pain Management Issues from Acute Treatment to Chronic Pain

  • Breakout sessions including:
    • Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques (SMART) Hands On Skills for the Team Physician
    • Proper Splinting and Taping Methods
    • Obesity Management for Pediatrics
    • Case Studies in Adults and Adolescents
    • Preparation for Special Needs Sports
    • Review of Surgical Options

*Virginia Board of Medicine Pain Management Requirement | In 2016 the Virginia Board of Medicine adopted a requirement for all prescribers to complete two hours of continuing education in pain management, responsible prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis and management of addition. This activity meets this requirement for 2 hours of Type 1 CE.



Objectives
  1. Evaluate the problems of sport-related injuries and identify strategies to diagnose and treat them effectively
  2. Improve examination skills for sport-related injuries of the neck, shoulder, knee, ankle, and foot
  3. Assess athletic injuries and determine when to refer to a specialist
  4. Review and improve management of chronic pain due to sport-related injuries
  5. Determine when to safely return an athlete to play in accordance with best practice guidelines
  6. Develop strategies to identify, examine and treat patients with a concussion
  7. Improve understanding and usage of the pre-participation examination, including for those patients with special needs
  8. Assess and manage the pediatric and young adult athlete with obesity, respiratory distress, or “mono,” including review of safe return to play practices
  9. Discuss strategies to improve multidisciplinary care for patients with sport-related injuries

Registration

Select the Register tab above to complete the registration process
The registration fee includes tuition, program materials, transcript of credit hours, continental breakfast each morning, dinner on Friday, lunch with the exhibitors on Saturday and coffee breaks.  

Registration Fees
$ 550 Physician 3 days
$ 450 Non Physician 3 days
$ 350 Saturday Only
$ 200 Friday Only
$ 200 Sunday Only
*VCU Health Employee Fee $425 for Faculty & Staff 3 days

Cancellation Registration fee, less a $60.00 non-refundable administrative fee, will be refunded only if written notice of cancellation is received on or before November 16, 2017



Accreditation

Physicians
VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, 23rd Annual Sports Medicine Update: Managing Sports Injuries Across the Lifespan, with a beginning date of 12/01/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 17.75 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Nursing
The Virginia Board of Nursing accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for CNE contact hour requirements.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.