Sports Medicine Symposium

Friday, December 7, 2018
7:30am - 3:00pm
Watermill Caterers, Smithtown

Hosted by St. Charles Sports Medicine & The Suffolk County Athletic Trainers Association

New methods and information regarding procedures designed to improve the care of athletes are continually being studied, including surgical, rehabilitative and screening procedures. Several important topics are prevalent in discussion among providers who care for athletes. These methods are always evolving to advance sports medicine treatment and injury prevention. Advances in the care of frequently injured joints in sports enables athletes to have healthier and more satisfying athletic participation. A thorough understanding and the ability to evaluate the athletes hip, a better understanding of rehabilitation timelines and safe return to play criteria are critical. Post concussive Nutritional supplementation, Arterial bleeding, cardiac issues, sudden death, concussion management and sleep disorders remain on the forefront of hot topics. Through didactic lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice, attendees will be able to advance their knowledge and clinical capabilities in all of these areas.

Learning Objectives:

All St. Charles Hospital continuing medical education activities are designed to improve patient care, safety and outcomes. At the conclusion of this conference, participants be able to;

  1.  Describe the different causes of Hip pain and the different treatments they require.
  2. Identify hip anatomy, rehabilitation of hip injuries and be able to explain common hip injuries that occur in athletes
  3. Explain and describe common sleep disorders and concerns in the adolescent athlete.
  4. Discuss and identify a better understanding of severe bleeding, bleeding control methods and blood loss prevention.
  5. Discuss and explain new post concussion management practices through the use of pharmacology and nutritional supplementation.


St. Charles Employees: No Charge
Students: $35
All Others: $50

 Registration fee includes course materials and CME/CEU Certificate of Attendance.

Continuing Education Credits Physical Therapists: St. Charles Hospital is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. Participants will receive a certificate at the completion of the conference for 6 contact hours.

Athletic Trainers: St. Charles Hospital (BOC AP#: P8494) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 6 Category A hours/CEUs. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to all professionals.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:St. Charles Hospital adheres to BOC provider requirements and standards. In order to resolve any identified conflicts of interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships, as well as the discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device or
procedure by the faculty, will be fully noted during the presentation.

Cancellation policy: To receive a refund, all cancellations must be confirmed in writing to the Office of Continuing Medical Education by December 4, 2018. No refunds will be given after this date or for “no-shows.”