CU Sports Medicine Annual Fall Symposium
Presented by CU Sports Medicine & University of Colorado Department of Orthopaedics
Date/Time: Friday, September 28, 2012 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Mountain Time)
Location: CU Stadium Club at Folsom Field - Boulder, Colorado
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This symposium is directed toward Sports Medicine Specialists and allied health professionals who are involved in the care of athletes; Orthopaedic Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, and anyone else interested in expanding their knowledge of athletic injuries and conditions.
At the conclusion of this symposium, participants of this symposium should be able to:
- Distinguish indications for surgical and non-operative treatments of rotator cuff tears
- Integrate the latest and most effective strategies for physical examination of the shoulder and enhance competency for reliability of this measure and implications to patient care
- Apply understanding of the role of the scapula in shoulder function to enhance diagnosis and treatment of shoulder dysfunction.
- Recognize different techniques and surgical procedures in rotator cuff repair and resulting implications to recovery management and rehabilitation.
- Appraise and apply appropriate rehabilitation strategies for S.I.C.K. scapula.
Invited Guest Speakers
Benjamin Kibler, MD | George Davies, MD | Jeff Abrams, MD
CU Sports Medicine Faculty
Eric C. McCarty, MD | Armando Vidal, MD | Frank Scott, MD | John Hill, MD | Sourav Poddar, MD
"On the Field Management of the Injured Athlete"
August 6th, 2010 - Ritchie Center, University of Denver Campus
The Sports Medicine team from the University of Colorado hosted their 4th annual “On the Field Management of the Injured Athlete” symposium on Friday, August 6th, 2010. Hosted in the Ritchie Center on the University of Denver Campus, the event featured healthcare providers sharing their experience and knowledge of the injuries and conditions encountered on the playing field.
The multidisciplinary faculty of ATCs, emergency medical specialists and physicians provided presentations on the following topics:
- “Managing an Emergency: Emergency Action Plan” – Sourav Poddar, MD
- “General Medical Emergencies (Anaphylaxis, Respiratory Distress, Diabetic Emergencies, Etc.)” – John Hill, MD
- “Managing Injuries on Different Field Conditions (Ice, Lightning, Etc.)” – Aaron Leu, ATC University of Denver
- “Psychology of the Injured Athlete” – Steve Portenga, Ph.D., M.S.
- “Abdominal and Thoratic Trauma” – Quynh Hoang, M.D.
- “Heat Illness” – Amy MacDougall, M.D.
- “Orthopaedic Trauma: Upper and Lower Extremity” – Armondo Vidal, M.D.
- “Spine Trauma” – Venu Akuthota, M.D.
- “Sideline Concussion Assessment” – Rachel Coel, M.D., Ph.D.
Demonstrations of AED and Spine Boarding/CSpine Management Lab – Stadium Medical and Faculty
Techniques to Target the Athlete at High ACL Injury Risk
September 19, 2009 - Gottesfeld Room, Ritchie Center, DU
This course is designed for physical therapists, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches and other health care providers involved in the training of athletes at high risk of ACL injury. 4.0 CEUs will be offered to ATCs.
Focusing on Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Knee and ACL Injuries
Featuring Guest Speaker Tim Hewett, PhD
September 18, 2009 - CU Stadium Club, Folsom Field, CU Boulder
The symposium will start at 7 am and end at 4 pm. Continuing Medical Education, Certificates of Attendance, and CATA credits will be offered for all participants. This year's guest speakers and lecturers will represent the fields of Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Orthopaedics to name a few.