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Sports and Orthopedic Care: For Health Professionals
Fairview Sports Medicine Conferences

As the area's largest network of sports medicine and orthopedic physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers, Fairview is a community leader in sports medicine treatment, research and education. We offer weekly sports medicine conferences and a number of one- and two-day conferences each year, reaching an estimated 4,000 health professionals annually.

Accreditation
American Medical Association/PRA
Fairview Health Services is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Certified Athletic Trainers
Fairview Sports and Orthopedic Care is recognized by Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.

Current Concepts in Sports Medicine 2015
Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 2015
Westin Edina  Galleria, Edina, Minnesota
Download the conference program (PDF)  

Audience
This conference is appropriate for physicians, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, chiropractors, occupational therapists and other sports medicine providers.

Conference Location and Overnight Accommodations
Westin Edina Galleria
3201 Galleria
Edina, MN 55435
(Located at the eastern edge of Galleria, near York Ave. S. in Edina)
www.westin.com/edinagalleria  

Registration link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/register.asp?m=303&c=5260
Conference Description
Current Concepts in Sports Medicine annual conference features national, regional and local leaders in sports medicine and orthopedics who will share the latest in research and treatment through expert lectures with questions-and-answers panel discussions, and relevant workshops on clinically important topics.

Audience
This conference is appropriate for physicians, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, chiropractors, occupational therapists and other sports medicine providers.

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this conference is to present case-based, cutting-edge medical information on sports medicine and sports related injuries that sports medicine professionals can directly apply to the care of their athletic population. At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:
• Discuss orthopedic biomechanical assessment methods, including technological advances.
• Demonstrate clinical decision making including surgical indications, operative procedures and post operative rehabilitation procedures.
• Identify musculoskeletal pathology and treatments specific to an athletic population.

Accreditation
Physicians
American Medical Association/PRA
Fairview Health Services is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Fairview Health Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physical Therapists
This course qualifies for 11.75 Category 1 credits under Minnesota rule MN Rule 5601.2400, Subpart 1, A.

Certified Athletic Trainers
Fairview Sports and Orthopedic Care is recognized by Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 11.75 hours of Category A continuing education units. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity. BOC Provider Number: P8345

Occupational Therapists
This course qualifies for 11.75 contact hours under Minnesota Statute 148.6443 Continuing Education requirements.

Chiropractors
Fairview Health Services is an approved sponsor. Approved for 11. Regular hours by Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Other Health Care Professionals
Other health care professionals are responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education through their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards.


Conference Location and Overnight Accommodations

Westin Edina Galleria
3201 Galleria
Edina, MN 55435
(Located at the eastern edge of Galleria, near York Ave. S. in Edina)
www.westin.com/edinagalleria  
Cut-off date: April 5, 2015
Reservations: Central Reservations at 888-627-8245

A block of sleeping rooms is available at the discounted rate of $159 plus the current applicable tax. Make your reservation by April 5, 2015 and indicate that you are with the Fairview Sports Medicine Conference. Reservations are accepted on space and rate availability.
These guest room rates are available 3 days prior and 3 days after the conference dates, subject to availability of guest rooms at time of reservation.
Edina Information
Edina features a vibrant mix of sophistication (world-class shopping and art museums) and natural beauty for recreation (abundant parks and golf courses), all easily accessible just minutes from the Twin Cities and the MSP International Airport.

Registration Fees and Cancellation Policy
Register April 3, 2015 to take advantage of the early registration discount. Registration fee includes a flash drive with pdfs of conference materials, continental breakfasts, lunch and refreshment breaks.
Complimentary parking is available in the attached parking ramp.
Cancellations on or before April 24, 2015 will be returned less a $40 administration fee. Cancellations after April 24, 2015 are non-refundable. Contact Fairview On Call at 612-672-7272.

A flash drive with pdfs of the course presentations will be available to course attendees.

Disclosure
Fairview Health Services is committed to providing balance, objectivity and scientific rigor in its sponsored educational activities. All faculty and planning committee members participating in sponsored activities are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of this program. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance to manage and resolve possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each faculty member will be available prior to the conference.


Agenda

Friday, May 1, 2015

7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental breakfast

7:50 Welcome and Introductions
Christopher Larson, MD, Director of Education, and Course Director

SESSION 1 SHOULDER AND ELBOW
Moderator: Greg Lervick, MD

8:00 Natural History of Rotator Cuff Tears
Jay Keener, MD

8:15 PEARLS and PITFALLS
Rehabilitating the Masters Shoulder
Robert Himmerick, PT, DPT, SCS

8:30 ORTHOPEDIC KEYNOTE – SHOULDER:
Management of Rotator Cuff Disease in Middle Aged Athletes/Patients
Jay Keener, MD

9:00 Value of Pre-participation Examination in the Thrower’s Shoulder
Marc Safran, MD

9:15 Questions & Answers with panel

9:30 Refreshment Break & Exhibits

SESSION 2 HIP / SPINE / KNEE
Moderator: Mike Muffenbier, PT, SCS

9:50 ORTHOPEDIC KEYNOTE – HIP:
Hip Arthroscopy for Pediatric / Adolescent Athletes: Indications and Outcomes
Marc Safran, MD

10:20 Masters Athlete Hip: Abductor Disorders & the Aging Hip
Christopher M. Larson, MD

10:35 "Oh, my aching adolescent back": Disk and Nerve Injuries in Young Athletes
Suzanne Hecht, MD, CAQ

10:50 Non-operative Management of the Adolescent Athlete with Spine Disorders
Alison Kubat, PT, DPT, OCS

11:05 ACL Tears and Open Growth Plates: What to do and When?
Christopher Larson, MD

11:20 ACL Reconstruction & Meniscal Repair in the Aging / Masters Athlete: What are the Limits?
Marc Safran, MD

11:35 PEARLS and PITFALLS
Rehabilitating ACL and Complex Knee Procedures in Pediatric / Adolescents
Jill Monson

11:50 Questions & Answers with panel

12:05 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits

SESSION 3
Moderator: Peter Ames, PT, PhD

1:00 KECIA L. ERICKSON PHYSICAL THERAPY KEYNOTE
Mechanisms of ACL Injury: Implications for Evidence Based Rehabilitation, Injury Prevention & Return to Sport Decisions
Chris Powers, PT, PhD

1:40 Off-the-Field Issues in the Training Room: How life affects healing
Panel: Justin Anderson, PhD, Kelly Flynn, ATC, Lori Glover, MHA, MS, ATC,
Karin Shelstad, ATC, Zibby Tully-Nunn, ATR, ATC


2:10 Questions & Answers with Panel

2:30 SPORTS MEDICINE - KEYNOTE
When are Children Ready for Organized Sports?
Holly Benjamin, MD

2:50 Refreshment Break & Exhibits

3:10 Fireside Chat Breakout Session 1 (choose one per session)
1. Return to sport following ACL injury: Video-Based Assessment to Establish Movement Quality
Christopher Powers, PT, PhD
2. Orthopedic Case-based Fireside Chat: A warm fire, smores, and Joint Dysfunction
Jay Keener, MD, Greg Lervick, MD, Chris Larson, MD, and Marc Safran, MD
3. Concussion: Return-to-Play Criteria and Documentation
David Olson, MD with Brian Helmrick, ATC

4:10 Move to next breakout session

4:15 Fireside Chat Breakout Session 2 (choose one per session)
1. Return to sport following ACL injury: Video-Based Assessment to Establish Movement Quality
Christopher Powers, PT, PhD
4. Orthopedic Case-based Fireside Chat: A warm fire, smores, and Joint Dysfunction
Jay Keener, MD, Greg Lervick, MD, Chris Larson, MD, and Marc Safran, MD
2. Concussion: Return-to-Play Criteria and Documentation
David Olson, MD with Brian Helmrick, ATC

5:15 Adjourn


Saturday, May 2, 2015

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

SESSION 4

8:00 Physeal and Apophyseal Overuse Injuries in Youth Athletes
Holly Benjamin, MD

8:25 Management of Shoulder Instability in the Young or Adolescent Athlete
Greg Lervick, MD

8:50 Knee Joint Preservation Procedures in Pediatric and Masters Athletes: Indications & Outcomes
Corey Wulf MD

9:10 Supplements and Performance
David Jewison, MD

9:30 The Masters Athlete and Sports Medicine:
What I've learned, what I've lived, and where we are headed
Robert Johnson, MD, CAQ, FACSM

10:00 Questions & Answers with panel

10:20 Refreshment Break & Exhibits

SESSION 5

10:35 Old nuns, herbivores and meditators: The Blue Zone Approach to Longevity
Sarah Bridges, PhD, LLC

11:00 Risk Taking in Sports
Grant Morrison, MD, CAQ

11:25 Questions & Answers with panel

11:40 A Day at the Races: An entertaining interactive educational activity
Hosted by: M. Russell Giveans, PhD

12:00 p.m. Adjourn


Program changes: Fairview Health Services is committed to providing this quality educational program as scheduled. However, there may be last-minute cancellations, substitutions or changes in speakers out of our control. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
 
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