Series date: 
10/01/2017 - 12:15pm EDT to 09/30/2018 - 12:15pm EDT

Primary care sports medicine physicians are specially trained in the total care of athletes and other active people. They work closely with orthopedic surgeons, athletic trainers and athletes and assist in assessing injuries and determining appropriate return-to-play goals.

Orthopedists, Team Physicians, Primary Care Physicians, Pediatricians, Physicians in Training, Physician Assistants, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Nurses and other interested healthcare providers.


  • Identify non-orthopedic “primary care” issues that occur in sports medicine specifically in the areas of cardiology, dermatology, pulmonology, preventive medicine, pediatric and adolescent medicine, exercise physiology, environmental exposure, athletic populations, team physicians, and protective equipment (including braces).
  • Critically review and discuss treatment indications, clinical outcomes, evidence-based guidelines, complications, morbidity, and mortality.
  • Link the pathophysiologic process and findings of clinical disorders to the appropriate diagnosis, treatment and management.
  • Determine when to refer to a specialist for follow-up care.
  • Explain principles of biomechanics as well as terminology and application to orthopedic sports medicine.
  • Apply specific required components of basic sciences to the practice of orthopedic sports medicine, including biochemistry, biomechanics, embryology, immunology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology.
  • Integrate interdisciplinary clinical quality improvement and patient safety principles into practice.
  • Recognize the signs of fatigue and sleep deprivation and implement fatigue mitigation processes to manage the potential negative effects on patient care.

John Uribe, M.D.
Dr. Uribe has indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner have any relevant finacial relationships to disclose. He will not include any references to off-label product discussions and recommendations.  Individuals participating in this CME activity will identify any references to off-label product discussions and recommendations.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer


Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-412086, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Physician Assistants and Osteopathic Medicine.  

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Athletic Trainers, Nursing, Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapists and Occupational Therapy. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Series location: 
Doctors Hospital
United States