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Keeping Patients Active Through Biologics, Therapy and Contemporary Surgical Techniques
Directors: Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA; Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA; CDR (ret) Matthew T. Provencher, MD, MC, USN
Ensure your sports medicine treatment decisions and rehabilitations solutions are current in this rapidly evolving field. This highly interactive experience features small faculty-led case-based groups, participant-expert panel discussions, and open dialogue with faculty on decision-making and treatment strategies.
This year's course emphasizes injury-specific treatment and rehabilitation guidelines for upper and lower extremity sports-related injuries seen "on any given weekend." Re-examine clinical content with the guidance of unparalleled expertise and the goal of keeping your active patients at every level - high school, college, weekend and professional - At Play.
Look forward to:
- Keynotes on Top Trending Sports Medicine topics in 2017
- Emerging technology, orthobiologics, and innovative surgical techniques
- Debates and panel discussions offer differing perspectives on controversial topics
- NEW! Optional Sports Medicine Interventional Ultrasound sessions
Interventional Ultrasound Session (Offered Saturday and Sunday)
In this 2 1/2 hour session, faculty review shoulder, knee, and elbow pathology followed by hands-on live patient exams performed by participants in small group setting.
Please select your preferred session when registering for the course.
Bring your extended care team, PAs and PTs for an excellent comprehensive update! The 2017 couse includes nutrition, the business of medicine and ancillary development, real patients emphasizing realistic evaluation and decision making, and practical industry spotlight sessions woven into the course experience. From pre-participatoin to injury treatment and rehabilitation - get your patients safely back in the game!
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
- Compare and contrast the various surgical and nonsurgical treatment protocols for instability conditions of the knee, injuries to knee ligaments and cartilage disorders
- Review the anatomy, function and injuries of the acromioclavicular joint of the shoulder, and both non-operative and operative treatment strategies for athletic AC joint injuries
- Evaluate indications for tenotomy vs. tenodesis for biceps tendon pathology
- Review performance enhancing medications, side effects, screening protocols, workup, and deficiency of athletes with sports endocrine axis disorders
- Prescribe correct knee, shoulder and hand/wrist rehabilitation protocols to maximize post-surgical and post-injury function
- Compare short-term and long-term treatment strategies for team physicians
- Identify practice efficiencies, optimal use of physician extenders (ultrasound, injections, etc.), and cost reductions in the ambulatory setting
Who should attend?
Orthopaedic Surgeons ~ Nurses ~ Physical Therapists ~ Physical Trainers ~ Physician Assistants ~ DOs ~ Residency Programs ~ Sports Medicine Fellowships ~ Occupational Therapists ~ Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians