Neck and Lower Back Exam of Athletes and Active Individuals 1:00-2:00 pm
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 and 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 manipulation techniques primary care clinicians can for athletes and active individuals.
Physicians and Scientists
Residents, Fellows, PA’s, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees
Additional Workshops: Friday & Saturday
This course is designed for athletic trainers, NPs, PAs, sports medicine physicians, family physicians, physiatrists, internists, pediatricians, ER physicians, orthopedists, medical providers in a clinic or nonoperative/nonsurgical/noninvasive setting involved in the care and management of athletes and active individuals.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Develop a more comprehensive understanding of diagnostic modalities to address sports medicine injuries with the ability to correctly order the test(s) that provide the most useful information at the least cost
- Improve skills in diagnosing 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.
- 2.00 AAFP Elective
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 2.00 AOA
- 2.00 Attendance