Once a month our sports medicine specialists offer a FREE lecture series for healthcare professionals to learn about current evidence based sports medicine topics and earn continuing education credits. All lectures are held at the AOS clinic from 6:30-7:30 am. Registration begins at 6:00am and you can submit your information via the online registration form below.
Continuing education credits will be offered for: physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and medical assistants.
February 26th – Issues in the endurance athlete – Dr. Ylanan
- Determine most common health issues in the endurance athlete
- Define who is an endurance athlete
- Discuss common prevention methods to lower injury
- Describe intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors of the endurance athlete
March 26th – Overuse injuries and burnout in the young athlete – Dr. Balle
- What athlete has the highest risk for burnout?
- Discuss the current concept on how overuse injuries occur.
- Which injuries are most prevalent to their respected sport?
- How can these injuries be prevented?
- Determine the recommended period of rest and competition for an athlete
April 16th – Athletic injuries of the wrist and hand – Dr. Yakin
- Discuss the importance of these injuries
- Which athletes are high risk to suffer these injuries?
- When are these injuries treated conservatively versus surgically?
- Determine the appropriate return to play protocol for an athlete
May 21st – Hip labral tears –Dr. Wagner
- Describe the epidemiology of hip labral tears.
- What are the intrinsic risk factors for developing a labral tear?
- What are modifiable risk factors for developing a labral tear?
- When should you rehab a tear versus get an arthroscopy?
- Can these tears be prevented?
- Determine the appropriate return to play for an athlete