Sports Medicine Conference

  • The second annual William Legg, D.O., Sports Medicine Conference provided clinical updates on evidence-based standards of care for sports medicine topics including pelvic, elbow, knee, shoulder, foot ankle and lumbar injuries.

    Sports Medicine Conference Presentations included round table discussions, hands-on training, case study and small group work. Board of Certification, Inc. domains focused on clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate and emergency care, and treatment and rehabilitation.

    This one-day conference was sponsored by KCUMB in collaboration with Pinnacle Therapy Services

    Target Audience

    This activity was designed for physicians, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists and physical therapy assistants who work daily with athletes and physical therapy patients. This activity was designed for certified athletic trainers at an Advanced Education Level.

    Objectives

    At the conclusion of this conference, participants were able to (within the scope of their practice):

    • Evaluate injuries for return to play and rehabilitation programs for lumbar injuries
    • Identify the condition of pelvis injuries in patients/runners
    • Treat various causes of pelvis injuries in patients/runners
    • Discuss techniques for diagnosing SLAP tears and biceps disorders
    • Demonstrate evaluation techniques for foot and ankle injuries
  • Friday, May 9, 2014

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    Time: 7:30-8 a.m.
    Event: Breakfast and Registration

    Time: 7:45-8 a.m.
    Topic: Welcome
    Presenter: Tom Bertoncino, Ph.D., ATC

    Time: 8-9 a.m.
    Topic: Treating Soccer Knee Injuries and the Patient/Athlete Perspective
    Presenter: Scott Luallin, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, Carondolet Orthopaedic Surgeons, P.A., Kansas City, Mo.

    Time: 9-10 a.m.
    Topic: Hands-on Workshop on Lumbar Evaluations (PDF)
    Presenter: Rex Town, P.T., Physical Therapist, Clinic Director, Pinnacle Physical Therapy, Kansas City, Mo.

    Time: 10-10:15 a.m.
    Event: Break and Refreshments

    Time: 10:15-11:15 a.m.
    Topic: Elbow and Shoulder Case Studies (PDF)
    Presenter: Michael Justice, D.O., Assistant Professor, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeons, Inc., North Kansas City, Mo.

    Time: 11:15-11:30 a.m.
    Event: Lunch Provided

    Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Topic: Lunch Lecture: Round Table Discussion of Case Studies on the Knee (PDF)
    Presenter: Kevin Witte, D.O., Assistant Professor, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeons, Inc., North Kansas City, Mo.

    Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
    Topic: Round table Discussion of Foot and Ankle Injuries
    Presenter: Nathan Kiewiet, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, Drisko Fee and Parkins Mds PC, Independence, Mo.

    Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
    Topic: Identifying and Treating Pelvic Injuries in Runners Workshop (PDF)
    Presenter: William Josh Cox, D.O., FACOFP, Associate Professor and Chair of Family and Community Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Mo.

    Continuing Education

    Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 7 AOA category 1-A credits. Approval is currently pending.

    Doctors of Medicine
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Physicians’ Assistants
    AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this program.

    Board of Certification, Inc. for Athletic Trainers
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 7 hours of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity.

    BOC Approved Provider Number: P8608

    Participants are required to complete a pre-test, a post-test and an evaluation in order to receive continuing education credit. Participants may only claim credit for sessions in which they participate. A certificate of completion will be provided to participants based on documentation of actual attendance, completion of a pre-test, a post-test, an evaluation and payment in full. Space is limited.