Wednesday, September 11 - Saturday, September 14, 2019 | Washington, DC

Musculoskeletal and Sports Care Live Course

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Musculoskeletal and Sports Care offers everything you need to stay current in your practice. Learn best practices on sports topics, and gain knowledge you can immediately apply in practice in relevant sessions, including concussions, injectables, musculoskeletal imaging, exercise recommendations, and more.


Attend Musculoskeletal and Sports Care

Wednesday, September 11 - Saturday, September 14, 2019
 

Washington, DC (Reston, VA)
Hyatt Regency Reston
 


EARLY BIRD Fee
GOOD THROUGH
August 21, 2019.

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $895
Standard    $995

New Physicians
Early Bird   $845
Standard    $945

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $645
Standard    $745

Allied Health
Early Bird   $895
Standard    $995

Nonmember
Early Bird   $1,195
Standard    $1,295

 

Course Details

Earn Credit

Approved for up to 27.5 AAFP Prescribed credits - 21.5 for attending the course and another 6 for participating in procedural sessions (additional fees and registration apply). View all statements and agreements »


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in examination techniques, including range of motion, stability, bone alignment and assessment of soft tissue swelling/masses.
  • Evaluate and diagnose common musculoskeletal conditions and diseases.
  • Prepare evidence-based treatment recommendations for patients with musculoskeletal injuries and disorders including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies.
  • Counsel patients who participate in organized sports or rigorous athletics on injury avoidance and use of protective gear.

Event Schedule

Download the complete schedule(2 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, and faculty.

Wednesday, September 11
Wednesday, September 11 : 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. Registration/Hot Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, September 11 : 7:30 - 11:45 a.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, September 11 : 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, September 11 : 1:15 - 5:15 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, September 12
Thursday, September 12: 7:00 - 7:40 a.m. Hot Breakfast Provided
Thursday, September 12: 7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, September 12: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, September 12: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Friday, September 13
Friday, September 13: 7:00 - 7:40 a.m. Hot Breakfast Provided
Friday, September 13: 7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, September 13: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, September 13: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Saturday, September 14
Saturday, September 14 : 7:00 - 7:40 a.m. Hot Breakfast Provided
Saturday, September 14 : 7:40 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, September 14 : 1:00 p.m.Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.


Topics

Note: Topics are subject to change.

  • Cervical Spine Disorders Evaluation and Management
  • Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia and Opioid Alternatives
  • Complementary Alternative Medicine for Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Concussions
  • Exercise Recommendations, Benefits, and Fads
  • Injectables: Steroids, PRP, Prolotherapy, Stem Cells, etc.
  • Lower Body Disorders Evaluation and Management
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders Evaluation and Management
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging: A Pic Says It All?
  • Osteoarthritis in the Old and Young
  • Pediatric Overuse Injuries
  • Performance Enhancing Supplements
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout vs Pseudogout
  • Sports Medicine PBL Huddle
  • Sudden Cardiac Death and Screening
  • The Sports Medicine Team
  • Upper Body Disorders Evaluation and Management

How to Add Procedural Sessions

Separate registration and fee required to attend a procedural workshop session. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a session during online registration.

Already registered for the course? You may now edit your registration online to add a procedural session. Register now »

Clinical Procedural Workshops

All of the procedural workshops are designed to enhance your individual skill set to enhance your care by utilizing hands on experience and faculty guidance. The expert faculty will provide pearls to apply immediately to your patients and practice. View additional details(2 page PDF) about these sessions.

Joint Injections: Ultrasound and Landmark Guided 
(#101) Thursday, September 12, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$240

  • Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic rationale for joint injections being performed.
  • Explain the risks and benefits of joint injections.
  • Describe appropriate equipment/supplies for performing joint injections.
  • Using models, perform joint injections.

Physical Examination of the Upper Extremity
(#102) Thursday, September 12, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$240

  • Perform a musculoskeletal physical examination upper extremity (neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and fingers
  • Recognize normal variances seen in the musculoskeletal examination
  • Identify findings that indicate the need for a more detailed examination

SMART (Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques) 
(#103) Thursday, September 12, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$240

  • Compare assessment techniques used to examine athletes with injuries that are common to specific sports
  • Evaluate athletes for potential sprains, strains, dislocations, fractures, ligament tears or head and neck injuries, and provide stabilization as appropriate
  • Identify the immediate and delayed symptoms of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury and recommend appropriate testing or monitoring of the patient
  • Practice the use of a Rapid Diagnosis Guide to evaluate the nature and extend of an injury and perform sideline functional assessment drills to determine athletes’ readiness for return to play.

Casting and Splinting 
(#104) Friday, September 13, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$240

  • Compare splinting vs casting and identify common conditions treated with appropriate splints and casts
  • Demonstrate effective application of common splints and casts
  • Describe proper patient education for cast and splint care

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
(#105) Friday, September 13, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
$240

  • Identify conditions for which OMT may provide benefit.
  • Explain billing and coding requirements for OMT
  • Demonstrate basic skills involved with the application of OMT for common musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Consider a plan to implement OMT into clinical practice.

Physical Examination of the Lower Extremity
(#106) Friday, September 13, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
$240

  • Perform a musculoskeletal physical examination of the lower extremities (lumbar, hip, knee, ankle, foot)
  • Recognize normal variances seen in the musculoskeletal examination
  • Identify findings that indicate the need for a more detailed examination

Invited Faculty

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Course Chair, Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Aurora, Illinois; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois; Medical Director, Rush-Copley Sports Medicine, Aurora, Illinois; Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Yorkville Primary Care, Yorkville, Illinois

Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP, San Diego, California

Steven L. Cole, ATC, MEd, Cole Consulting Services, Inc., Williamsburg, Virginia

W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, Professor and Chief, Division of Primary Care, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri

Gautam Desai, DO, FACOFP, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Kansas City University, Kansas City, Missouri

Carrie Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship; Director, NOI/NorthShore Orthopedics; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, NorthShore University Health System, Chicago, Illinois

Mark Mirabelli, MD, FAAFP, Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship; Faculty, Sports Concussion Center, Hip and Knee Arthritis Clinic; Associate Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics, Family Medicine and Physician Medicine and Rehabilitation; University of Rochester; Team Physician, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Knighthawks, SUNY Geneseo, US Lacrosse Ringside Physician, NY State Athletic Commission

Michael J. Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Sports Medicine Center, Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics Primary Care Physician; Private Practice, Hanover Family Physicians, Richmond, Virginia

Siobhan M. Statuta, MD, CAQ-SM, Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Team Physician, University of Virginia Sports Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the full-color syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.


Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay. Making reservations early is encouraged.

Hyatt Regency Reston(www.hyatt.com)
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, VA 20190
Phone: (877) 803-7534

Rate: $215 Single/Double Occupancy 
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- August 21, 2019
  

Hyatt Regency Reston

Located in the middle of Reston Town Center, Hyatt Regency Reston is surrounded by plenty of shopping and dining options, a movie theater, and popular businesses. It’s the largest hotel in the Dulles Airport Corridor, with complimentary shuttle service to and from your terminal.

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after August 21, 2019, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Hyatt Regency Reston guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to arrival date.
  • Credit cards will not be charged prior to arrival date.
RESERVATIONS INCLUDE:
  • Complimentary internet access in guest rooms
  • Complimentary access to fitness center
  • 50% discount for self-parking

CME Credit Statement

This Live activity, Musculoskeletal and Sports Care, with a beginning date of September 11, 2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 27.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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