Course Directors: George G.A. Pujalte, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M., F.A.C.S.M. and Daniel P. Montero, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M., F.A.A.F.P.
Co-Course Directors: Edsel B. Bittencourt, P.T. and Mark Friedrich B. Hurdle, M.D.
This conference will give attendees the confidence to accurately diagnose and treat sports-related conditions and the knowledge to determine appropriate testing and referral criteria.
This conference will supplement skills learned in residency, allow participants to fill in gaps in their training, and reinforce existing knowledge of musculoskeletal conditions, diagnosis and treatment. Topics discussed include musculoskeletal conditions and procedural techniques primary care clinicians can utilize for athletes and active individuals.
Physicians and Scientists
Residents, Fellows, PAs, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this course, please contact Florida Exhibits.
Abstracts are being accepted as part of the 3rd Annual Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2019 course. Submitted abstracts may include: case series, case-control studies, randomized trials, outcome studies, quality improvement projects, practice innovations and interesting case reports. Electronic poster presentations will be peer-reviewed. For further information email FLA CME Abstracts.
This course is designed for athletic trainers, NPs, PAs, sports medicine physicians, family physicians, physiatrists, internists, pediatricians, ER physicians, orthopedists and medical providers involved in the care and management of athletes and active individuals in clinic or non-operative/non-surgical/non-invasive settings.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Review diagnostic modalities to address sports medicine injuries with the ability to correctly diagnosis and treat the patient with the most useful information at the least cost
- Improve skills in determining an athlete's ability to return to sports and regular activities after injury
- Determine physical exams and testing appropriate for sports injuries commonly seen in the primary care setting
- Treat sports injuries commonly encountered in the primary care setting, with consideration given to athletes and active individuals and the need for additional expeditious testing or referral to specialists
Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.