Refining the Sports Physical – PediaCast CME 005

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Stacy Fischer and Dr Naomi Kertesz join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to discuss ways of refining the pre-participation sports physical by including anticipatory guidance for concussions, sudden cardiac death and the female athlete triad.

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TOPICS
Pre-Participation Physical Exams
Concussions
Sudden Cardiac Death
The Female Athlete Triad

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
Host, PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Stacy Fischer
Sports Medicine
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Naomi Kertesz
Pediatric Cardiology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Pre-Participation Physical Examinations (American College of Sports Medicine)
Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation (AAP)
Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT)
CogSport (Axon Sports)
ImPACT Concussion Testing
Concussions & Mobile Apps – PediaCast 261
Concussion – PediaCast 177
14-Step Cardiac Screening Process (American Heart Association)
Sudden Cardiac Death in Student Athletes – PediaCast 280
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) – PediaCast 251
The Female Athlete Triad – Pediacast 285
Eating Disorders – PediaCast 249

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize unique elements of the pre-participation sports physical, including anticipatory guidance for concussions, sudden cardiac death and the female athlete triad.
  2. Develop an effective plan for pre-participation concussion education and returning student athletes to play following a head injury.
  3. Determine which student athletes need EKG screening and/or cardiology consultation prior to sports participation.
  4. Understand the interrelationship of the three cardinal components of the female athlete triad—disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis.
  5. Formulate a strategy for screening student athletes and increasing family awareness of the female athlete triad.

 

DISCLOSURES
Planning Committee member Karyn Kassis’s spouse has an employment/management position with Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon Surgical. These conflicts of interest were resolved by the CME Office. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
June 10, 2015

EXPIRATION DATE
June 10, 2018

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

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