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2020 Annual HSS Sports Medicine Symposium

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Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

2020 Annual HSS Sports Medicine Symposium

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Onsite - Early Bird Rate Mar 13, 2020 $475.00 $0.00
Onsite - Regular Rate Mar 30, 2020 $540.00 $0.00
Live Streaming - Early Bird Rate Mar 13, 2020 $275.00 $0.00
Live Streaming - Regular Rate Mar 30, 2020 $340.00 $0.00

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Onsite or live streaming options available.


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The 2020 Annual HSS Sports Medicine Symposium will provide clinicians with guidance on how to care for surgical and nonsurgical patients among the sports medicine population. Topics to be discussed include the athlete’s hip, imaging, tears/repairs/rehab, advances in managing articular cartilage injuries, and much more.

The best available evidence and state of the art information from the rehabilitation staff, surgeons, and physicians of Hospital for Special Surgery, along with guest lecturers, will provide participants with clinically relevant information through didactic lectures, panel discussions, case presentations, workshops, and demonstration.


Accreditation and Credit Designation

Physicians: Hospital for Special Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Hospital for Special Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Physician 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 10.5 Category 1 credits onsite and online for completing this activity.  

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Physical Therapists: Hospital for Special Surgery is a New York State Education Department approved provider for physical therapy continuing education. Hospital for Special Surgery designates this activity for a maximum of 10.5 contact hours. This activity is approved by the North Carolina and Virginia Boards of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of approval by the New York State Education Department. This activity is pending approval in FL, NJ, IL and IN for Physical Therapy credits. The following states require continuing education units with no state specific approval: CT, IA, and WA.

Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of these presenters or the sponsors.

This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee is pending approval for this course according to the Criteria for Approval of Continuing Education offerings.

Hospital for Special Surgery is a New York State Education Department approved provider for physical therapy continuing education. Hospital for special surgery designates this activity for a maximum of 10.5 Contact Hours onsite and online. This activity is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of approval by the New York State Education Department. This program is pending approval in FL, IL, IN, MI, NJ, SC and VA The following states require continuing education units with no state specific approval: CT, IA, and WA.

Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of these presenters or the sponsors. The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee is reviewing this course according to the Criteria for Approval of Continuing Education offerings established by the Illinois Physical Therapy Association.


Athletic Trainers:
 Hospital for Special Surgery (BOC AP# P537) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 10.5 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

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Strength and Conditioning Professionals: Pending approval from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). 

Credit is awarded after a 10 question post course knowledge assessment and program survey. A passing score of 80% is required, with multiple attempts allowed.


Target Audience
Physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, physician assistants, orthopaedists, sports medicine physicians, physiatrists, and primary care physicians. Residents, fellows, and students of medicine, physical therapy and athletic training may also benefit from this activity.


Learning Objectives
HSS Continuing medical education activities are intended to improve the quality of patient care and safety. At the completion of the course, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize each person’s role in the team approach (including MD, PT, and Athletic Trainer) for injury prevention, evaluation, and treatment of elite athletes and will implement strategies to improve communication between each person as well as appropriately refer patients
  • Describe and incorporate into practice at least one current evidence-based treatment guidelines for treating articular cartilage injuries
  • Identify at least two pertinent return to play principles following hip arthroscopy surgery and will employ this knowledge in practice
  • Describe and incorporate at least two evidence-based treatment strategies into their post-surgical treatment plans for the rehabilitation of athletes with quadriceps, pectoralis major, and/or Achilles tears
  • Identify and employ in practice at least two training considerations for managing the adolescent athlete
  • Describe current guidelines for return to play following a concussion and will implement strategies to apply these guidelines in practice
  • List at least one technique to assess patients’ readiness to return to sport following ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction and will utilize this technique in practice
  • Identify common injury patterns in both young and old runner patients and will implement strategies to apply this knowledge in practice
  • Discuss evidence-based management and treatment techniques to care for their pregnant athlete patients and will implement strategies to use this knowledge in their practice
  • Describe current evidence-based management techniques of common shoulder conditions in athletes and will implement strategies to apply these techniques in practice
  • Discuss updates in MRI correlation and radiology as it pertains to an athlete’s hips, knees, and shoulders
  • Describe current advances in treatment and analysis technology and will implement strategies to apply this knowledge in practice
  • Discuss evidence-based updates in sports pharmacology


Financial Disclosure Policy
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of activity directors, planning committee members, presenters, authors and staff involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.

It is the policy of Hospital for Special Surgery to request all financial relationships that activity directors, planning committee members, presenters, authors and staff have with commercial interests, but to disclose to the activity audience only the relevant financial relationships.


Activity Directors:

John T. Cavanaugh, PT, MEd, ATC, SCS
Anil S. Ranawat, MD

Planning Committee:

Allison Goldberg, MPA
Karen Juliano, PT
Emilia Klapak
Amy Stair, MS

HSS Faculty:
Dana Aaron, PT, DPT, OCS
Zahab Ahsan, MD
Answorth Allen, MD
David W. Altchek, MD
Sherry I. Backus, PT, DPT, MA
Jenna M. Baynes, PT, DPT, ATC, OCS
Eric Bogner, MD
Lisa Callahan, MD
Ellen Casey, MD
Max Castrogaleas, MA, CSCS, TSAC-F, EP-C, FRCms
John T. Cavanaugh, PT, MEd, ATC, SCS
Theresa Chiaia, PT, DPT
Michelle Cilenti, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS, USATF-L1
Frank A. Cordasco, MD, MS
Timothy Dekker, MD
Polly G. de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS, USAT
John P. DiFiori, MD, FACSM
Robert DiGiacomo, PT, DPT, ATC
Joshua S. Dines, MD
Mark C. Drakos, MD
Stephen Fealy, MD
Timothy Filzen, PT, DPT, ATC
Ashley Fluger, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Pamela H. Geisel, MS, CSCS
Andreas H. Gomoll, MD
Marci A. Goolsby, MD
Jennifer D. Heberton, PT, DPT, OCS, FMS, SFMA
Jessica Hettler, PT, DPT, ATC, SCS, OCS, Cert MDT
Debi Jones, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Aaron Karp, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS
Bryan T. Kelly, MD, MBA
Julieanne M. Khan, PT, DPT, SCS
Brian Kibler, DPT
James J. Kinderknecht, MD
Joseph D. Lamplot, MD
Cort Lawton, MD
Chelsea Long, MS, CSCS
Laurey Lou, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Jason Machowsky, RD, CSSD, RCEP, CSCS
Joseph Malizia, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS
Niv Marom, MD
William Marrone, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Yukiko Matsuzaki, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Kathryn D. McElheny, MD
Sarah K. McLean, PT, MSPT, OCS
Douglas N. Mintz, MD
Joseph T. Molony, PT, MS, SCS, CSCS
Michele K. Naumann-Carlstrom, LMT
Danyal H. Nawabi, MD, FRCS
Jamie Osmak, CSCS, USATF, FRCms
Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw, MD
Snehal Patel, PT, MSPT, SCS
Andrew D. Pearle, MD
Brittany Popkin, PT, DPT, SCS
Anil S. Ranawat, MD
Scott A. Rodeo, MD
Daphne Scott, MD
Terrance Sgroi, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC
Alexander Shafiro, PT, DPT, OCS, FDN, CSCS
Michelle Shafiro, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Stephanie Swensen Buza, MD
Samuel A. Taylor, MD
Sarah Tryon, FNP-BC, ONP-C, RNFA
Evan E. Vellios, MD
Patrick Vignona, PT, MSPT, SCS, Cert MDT
Russell F. Warren, MD
Riley J. Williams III, MD
Michelle Yang, PT, DPT, CSCS


Guest Faculty:
Christopher M. Larson, MD


Acknowledgements
Funding support for the 2020 Annual HSS Sports Medicine Symposium is pending. 


Registration Information and Assistance

Registration fees for onsite program include breakfast on Friday and Saturday, lunch on Friday, and Chairman’s Reception.  All registered participants will receive a confirmation via email. 

For day-of registration for the onsite course, add $75 to the appropriate category (available only if space permits – please call first). Please note: Registration will not be processed unless accompanied by payment.

For registration assistance, onsite accessibility information, or any other questions, contact Professional Education at 212.606.1057 or professionaleducation@hss.edu.

Refund Policy

A handling fee of $75 is deducted for cancellation. Refund requests must be received by mail one week prior to the course. No refund will be made thereafter.

Hospital for Special Surgery reserves the right to cancel this course. In the unlikely event the course is cancelled, HSS will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the course.


Parking & Accommodations
For information on parking and accommodations, please view our neighborhood directory.

Local accommodations are limited and early reservations are recommended.

Transportation
Airport: LaGuardia (LGA) is 8 miles northeast of the city. Kennedy International (JFK) is 15 miles southeast of the city. Newark International (EWR) is 16 miles southwest of the city.
Bus: M72, M31 stop at East 69th Street and York Avenue.
Subway: Nearest line is the Q train stop at East 72nd Street and Second Avenue or the 6 train at Lexington Avenue and 68th Street.
Car (FDR Drive): Driving south, exit at 71st Street. Driving north, exit at 63rd Street. Continue on York Avenue.
Parking: Parking garages are located in the area.


Please Note

This program may be recorded, filmed or photographed. By attending this program, you give permission to Hospital for Special Surgery to use your voice and likeness for any purpose (promotional, educational, or other), in any medium, and without remuneration of any kind to you. 

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Hospital for Special Surgery, Main Campus
535 East 70th Street
Richard L. Menschel Education Center, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021

Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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