Sideline Review

Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Fairview Southdale Hospital

The purpose of Sideline Review 2019 is to prepare medical teams (physician, athletic trainers, and physical therapists) for return to sideline medical coverage at area high schools and other contracted youth sport events in the upcoming year. Through didactic lectures and hands-on workshops, attendees will review essential skills needed for emergency preparedness and injury management of the in-season athlete.

Date and time: Thursday, August 8, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.

Location: Fairview Southdale Hospital 6401 France Ave. S., Edina, MN 55435 International Room, lower level

Audience: This conference is appropriate for physician, athletic trainers, and physical therapists and other sports medicine providers who provide sideline coverage at area high school sporting events.

To register

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Fairview Health Services
Attn: Fairview On Call
2344 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108



Fee: $60

Registration fee and cancellation policy

Registration fee includes conference materials, continental breakfast, and refreshment break, as well as parking in the Skyway Ramp at Fairview Southdale Hospital.

Breakfast will be provided courtesy of the Institute for Athletic Medicine.

Cancellations are non-refundable.

For questions about the conference, call Michael at 612-273-6490


Thursday, August 8, 2019

7:30 a.m.          REGISTRATION

Continental Breakfast courtesy of the Institute for Athletic Medicine

7:45                  Welcome, Introductions, and Overviews

-Sarah Kinsella, MD, CAQ, Course Director and Moderator

8:00                  Surgery and Rehab Considerations for the Athlete

- Jeffrey Macalena, MD                                                                                        

8:30                  Dynamic Warm Up as ACL Injury Prevention

- Matt Asuma, PT, DPT, SCS

9:00                  Concussion Update, including a discussion of trajectories

- Sarah Kinsella, MD, CAQ

9:30                  REFRESHMENT BREAK

9:50                  Warning Signs of Mental Health Issues

                        -   Ken Young, PSYD, LP

10:20                Nutrition and Wellness

- Megan Green, RD, LD 

10:50                Pharmacology and the Student Athlete

- Albert Yeo, MD

11:20                Breakout Session A

1) Current EMS/Sideline Airway Technique and Protocols

            - Chris Thein, MS, ATC, NREMT

2) Sideline Case Studies and Discussion

                                                -Moderated panel of Sports Medicine Physicians and Athletic Trainers

12:00 p.m.        Breakout Session B (Switch to other breakout)

12:40                Adjourn

Speakers and topics are subject to change


Conference Planning Committee and Faculty Information and Disclosure

Faculty Disclosure 

It is the policy of Fairview Health Services to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its CME activities. To comply with the Standards for Commercial Support of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Fairview Health Services requires members of the planning committee and faculty to disclose the existence of any financial interest or other relationship he/she and his/her spouse or partner has with companies whose health care products or services are discussed in an educational presentation.

Faculty members have declared that they will uphold Fairview Health Services standards regarding CME activities and that any clinical recommendations are based on the best available evidence or are consistent with generally accepted medical practice.

Course Director - Sarah Kinsella, MD, CAQ (Fairview)

Planning Committee 
Heidi Beckendorf, ATC (Fairview)
Lori Glover, MS, ATC (Fairview)
Laura Henn, ATC, PTA, CSCS (Institute for Athletic Medicine)
Michael Lambert (Fairview)
Chris Thein, MS, ATC, NREMT (Institute for Athletic Medicine)
Scott Westermann, ATC (Institute for Athletic Medicine)

Matt Asuma, PT, DPT, SCS (Fairview/Institute for Athletic Medicine)
Megan Green, RD, LD  (HealthEast Ways To Wellness)
Sarah Kinsella, MD, CAQ (Fairview)
Jeffrey Macalena, MD (University of Minnesota)
Chris Thein, MS, ATC, NREMT (Fairview/Institute for Athletic Medicine)
Albert Yeo, MD (Fairview)
Ken Young, PSYD, LP (Fairview) 

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss different types of concussion and trajectories of each.
  • Describe basic nutrition guidelines for the athlete, how access to food for low income affect sports performance, and how diet causes pre-disposition to heat illness.
    • Summarize how common medications may interact with physical training and external stresses, as well as risks.
    • Discuss mental health screening and counseling for the athlete.
    • Review updated protocols of the Minnesota State High School League.
    • Evaluate the transition of care for a patient with hip or low back pain
    • Demonstrate emergency airway management procedures.
    • Demonstrate how to use Dynamic Warm Up as ACL Injury Prevention.

Continuing Education Credit


Physicians: 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 4.0 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 4.0 Category 1 credits under Minnesota rule MN Rule 5601.2400, Subpart 1, A.

Athletic Trainers: Fairview Sports and Orthopedic Care (BOC AP# P8345) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum 4.0 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Other Health Care Professionals may use their Statement of Attendance for requesting CEUs in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations