Saturday, May 2 7:00 AM

Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete

Date/Time: May 02, 2020, 7:00 AM

Thank you for your interest in this event. At this time, we have decided to postpone our original date to a future date that has yet to be determined. We will announce the rescheduled date in our Rite Connection newsletter and on our events section.

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Scottish Rite for Children presents Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete, a one-day conference that will highlight common sports-related injuries and conditions, their etiology, identification, and management in pediatric and adolescent populations. Presenters will update providers on new developments and enhance their understanding of orthopedic and sports-related conditions pertinent to all providers caring for young athletes.

Attendees will select three of six breakout sessions offered to learn musculoskeletal and concussion exam skills as well as injury prevention principles through live demonstration.

Educational Objectives:
  • Effectively evaluate pediatric athletes for common and less common musculoskeletal conditions and make proper referrals.
  • Recognize warning signs of poor nutrition, stress and other mental health concerns in young athletes.
  • Identify and discuss risks associated with applying pediatric splints and casts.
  • Identify and discuss steps for counseling families on the balance between healthy sports activity and injury prevention.
  • Demonstrate evaluation skills and discuss evidence regarding management of pediatric concussions.
Program Schedule:
7:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
7:30 a.m. Course begins
3:45 p.m. Program Concludes
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Cost: $100 ($25 discount for non-physicians)
Continental breakfast and boxed lunch will be provided.

Target Audience:
This course is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other health care professionals providing care to children.

Program Faculty will include: Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the presentation, “Mental Health for Young Athletes” for 1.0 hour in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (BOC AP# P10092) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 7 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
According to the education levels described by the NATA Professional Development Committee, the following continuing education course is considered to be advanced.

Cancellation or significant changes to schedule  will be noted on website and sent in email to registered participants. Refunds available with written request to prior to April 25.

There are no sponsors for this event.

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Scottish Rite for Children Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center
5700 Dallas Parkway
Frisco, TX 75034

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Brandee Schmidt

Phone: 469-515-7129