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3rd Annual Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2019 - General Session

Orlando , FL US
March 1, 2019 to March 3, 2019

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.

Registration Fees 

Physicians and Scientists


Residents, Fellows, PA’s, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees


Additional Workshops:

$75.00/$100.00 each

Additional Information
Course Postcard
Course Brochure
2020 Save the Date Postcard

Exhibit Opportunities
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this course, please contact Florida Exhibits.

Abstracts - Extended Deadline, December 14, 2018
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.​

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.25 ANCC
  • 13.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/01/2019 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
03/03/2019 - 5:00pm
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The Ritz-Carlton
4012 Central Florida Pkwy
Orlando , FL 32837
United States
+1 (800) 266-9432

Rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate starting at $269 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block sells out or before the expiration date of February 14, 2019, whichever comes first.

To receive the discounted rate, book online or call 1-800-266-9432 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Course.

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando discontinued self-parking at the resort. The hotel is honoring the discounted self-parking $12 daily rate at valet. Resort guestrooms will be subject to a non-commissionable daily resort fee discounted to $20.00 (standard current rate is $35 per room per night) in effect at the time of check in. The resort fee includes: enhanced in-room wireless internet for up to six devices, unlimited local and domestic long-distance calls, daily bike rental through Grande Lakes Sports, transportation to SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Disney theme parks, driving range privileges, and daily recreational activities..

Rooms are limited; we encourage early booking.


Travel and lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 13.25 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Health Care Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations. 

This Live activity, 3rd Annual Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2019 , with a beginning date of 03/01/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  18.25 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.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 13.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.25 ANCC
  • 13.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.25 Attendance


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Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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