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Sports Health Continuing Education

Sports Health holds regular conferences on the latest sports injury topics and techniques. The next conference is currently being planned, come back soon for updated information.

Upcoming Conference

19th Annual Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Symposium
Lower Quarter - November 6-8, 2014

Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus, 25900 Science Park Dr., Building 4, Beachwood, OH 44122

This course is a multi-disciplinary educational session for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, physicians and athletic trainers who currently work with or are interested in the patient with orthopaedic and sports related conditions. Evidence based assessment and treatment of the lower extremity will be reviewed as well as relating low back conditions in a variety of ages and practice settings. This course will cover the assessment and treatment of the patient from medical examination to return to play.

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Continuing Education Credits

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This course has been approved by the NATABOC (#P410) and has been submitted for approval to the OPTA. This course has also been submitted to the NATABOC for Evidence Based Practice CEUs. This course has been submitted for 20.4 CEUs (22.4 CEUs with attendance at Special Workshop).

Previous Conferences

Sideline Management of Athletic Injuries for the Medical Professional

August 8, 2014

Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus - Building 4
25900 Science Park Drive
Beachwood, Ohio 44122

This uniquely designed course will offer the attendee guidelines in making return to play decisions and managing various acute athletic injuries as a health care provider on the athletic sideline.

Course Objectives:

  • Manage game day decision making on diagnosis and return to play
  • Improve athletic training room decision making regarding treatment and anticipated return to play
  • Increase awareness of medical and orthopaedic diagnoses that preclude return to play
  • Gain knowledge in a focused physical exam for the upper extremity and lower extremity to diagnosis injuries
  • Increase skills in managing the “downed athlete” including spine boarding
  • Recognize and assess common medical emergencies

2013 ACL Update

May 18, 2013

Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus (CCAC)
3050 Science Park Drive, Building 3
Beachwood, OH 44124

This one day course is designed to educate physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals about anterior cruciate ligament injury and risk reduction with the most current practices of the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health team. The course faculty includes orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers with extensive experience in the care and the latest evidence based approaches to risk reduction, jumping strategies, surgical techniques and non-operative management of the athlete to both prevent and effectively rehabilitate ACL injuries.

Course Objectives: Participants will be able to:

  • Identify relevant anatomy and surgical reconstruction techniques that most effectively replicate original ligament function and placement
  • Analyze risk factors for ACL injury related to both sport of participation, anatomical factors as well as neuromuscular control patterns
  • Design a, evidence based, multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program including practical approaches and principles for a long-term successful return to sport
  • List the current and future directions of research study with regard to ACL injury

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  • Orthopaedics & Rheumatology: 866.275.7496
  • Sports Health: 877.440.TEAM (8326)

Same-day Appointments

To arrange a same-day visit, call 216.444.2606

This information is provided by Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.

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