Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2018 - General Session

Lake Buena Vista, FL US
February 23, 2018 to February 25, 2018

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.

Co-Course Directors: Kristina F. DeMatas, D.O., C.A.Q.S.M. and Sara E. Filmalter, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M.

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 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/$90/$100.00 each

Additional Information
Course Video
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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.

Submit an abstract or work in the area of Sports Medicine: case series, case-control studies, randomized trials, outcome studies, quality improvement projects, practice innovations, and interesting case reports, to be included in poster sessions. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed. Accepted abstract recipients will be notified by email after the deadline, Saturday, December 23, 2017. 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

  • 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 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
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.75 AOA
  • 14.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/23/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/25/2018 - 5:00pm
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Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort
1800 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
United States
+1 (407) 939-4686

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 January 23, 2018, whichever comes first. The resort has extended the group rate three days prior and three days after the course based on availability.

Check-in time is after 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is before 11:00 a.m. To receive a discounted rate call (407) 939-4686 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Course or book online.

Guests receive complimentary in-room internet service. Complimentary self-parking is available at the Hotel and Disney theme parks for all guests staying at the Hotel. Rooms are limited so we do encourage early booking.

Limited Overflow Option Once the Block is Full:
Guests should continue to call the Group Reservations Phones Team at 407-939-4686. The hotel agents will be able to check availability at both Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge at the time of the call.

Guests can also book Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge by using the group’s custom online booking website above The website will also check availability at both resorts. IF both hotels have a room in the room block available, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort will show as the first option, as it is the host hotel.


Disney's Magical Express:
Contact the Hotel regarding "Disney's Magical Express" service option for attendees staying overnight at the Hotel who are traveling through Orlando International Airport. Subject to the terms in effect for this service at the time of the course.

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.

General Session Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians 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 10.75 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate 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, 2nd Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2018, with a beginning date of 02/23/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.75 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

Available Credit

  • 12.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.75 AOA
  • 14.00 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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