COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Orthopedic surgeons diagnose and treat conditions of the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Orthopedists will discuss the etiology, mechanism of injury and assessment of various common sports-related injuries as well as describe surgical and non-surgical treatment options to injuries and how they relate to return-to-play criteria.
 
TARGET AUDIENCE:
Orthopedists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants and other interested healthcare providers.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the etiology, mechanism of injury and assessment of various common sports-related injuries.
  • Describe surgical and non-surgical treatment options for these injuries.
  • Implement new strategies for evaluation and treatment of the sports injury patient.

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FACULTY & DISCLOSURES:
John Zvijac, M.D.
Conference Director, Sports Medicine Conference Series
Orthopedic Surgeon
Baptist, South Miami, and Doctors Hospitals

John Zvijac, M.D., Conference Director, has indicated that he is a consultant with Arthrosurface and receives research support from Mitek. Discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage. The core group of contributors has provided disclosures; complete disclosure statements will be included on the sign-in sheet for this activity.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Session date: 
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Doctors Hospital
5000 University Dr
UHZ Conference Room
Coral Gables, FL 33146
United States
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

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