Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine

Venue: Hilton Mission Bay

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 01, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 03, 2012
Early Registration Date: Feb 01, 2012
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Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 2012 Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine course was developed to provide a better understanding of the broad topics related to the prevention, diagnosis and management of sports related injuries in youth. The course will highlight developmental issues related to the growing child in regards to the epidemiology of sports injuries and will focus on overuse injuries, nutrition, physical exam, diagnostic workup and prevention.

OBJECTIVES

•Discuss the diagnosis and management of common pediatric and adolescent sports related injuries
•Recognize the diagnosis and unique considerations in management of non-orthopaedic sports injuries (concussion, nutrition, mental health)
•Describe the radiographic evaluation of the pediatric sports injuries
•Establish treatment guidelines and algorithms for working with childhood athletes and their families

Venue

1775 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego
California
United States
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