AMSSM 31st Annual Meeting
The AMSSM Annual Meeting is the premier educational meeting for sports medicine physicians and healthcare providers, and it highlights the latest research and medical practices to enhance the care of sports medicine patients. Clinical Practice and Patient Care: Attendees will gain a valuable breadth of medical knowledge regarding injury and disease evaluation, prevention and treatment for individuals engaged in all levels of physical activity. Scientific Research: The meeting provides an academic forum and support network to discuss cutting edge research and promote scientific inquiry. Advocacy and Healthcare Quality: The meeting addresses important healthcare, practice and legislative issues affecting sports medicine providers and patients. Education: Attendees will learn, discuss and develop the ability to teach current, future and controversial issues in sports medicine. Professional Support and Collaboration: The meeting fosters faculty development, collegial relationships, camaraderie and networking among sports medicine physicians and healthcare providers with a variety of interests and backgrounds.
Physicians and other health care providers interested in the field of sports medicine.
- Describe important considerations in the care of the athlete with possible or known cardiovascular disease, including athletes receiving therapeutic anticoagulation.
- Identify the issues in the USA and globally that contribute to doping policies and PED usage by athletes.
- Describe relationships and associations of mental health, sleep and resumption of exercise after injury to sports related concussion management.
- Identify specific skills needed for women’s leadership development.
- Prescribe an exercise program optimized to the needs of the postmenopausal female athlete.
- Describe different approaches to reduce running-related injuries through changes in running shoes.
- Identify less common wrist and hand pathology with ultrasound imaging.
- Describe return to play decision-making process in athletes with infectious mononucleosis.
- Describe common symptoms of and evaluation recommendations for Long COVID.
- Discuss the relationship between exercise and immune function and translate that into clinical care decision-making.
- Describe how to establish a multidisciplinary team to address mental health issues including eating disorders.
- Possess a broader differential in common presentations of nerve-related pain in sport.
- Present key principles in the identification and diagnosis of injuries in overhead non-throwing athletes.
- Identify the basic pharmacology of medications that are commonly used in competitive athletes including cannabinoids, supplements commonly prescribed for concussion, stimulant medication, NSAIDs and drugs that affect tendons.
- Describe situations that may impede progress in terms of changing mindsets, both for clinicians and patients that may lead to negative interactions counterproductive to creating equality and equity in sports-related settings.
- Discuss how to perform an advanced musculoskeletal sports exam for each major body part (shoulder, hip and knee).
- Identify how to use current technology to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of common sports medicine conditions.
- Discuss why it is important to obtain the perspective of a physical therapist for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of specific pain generators for Deep Gluteal Syndrome, correlating discussion with current research.
- Discuss how to initiate and continue gender-affirming treatment for transgender athletes in order to allow for participation at their level of sport (youth, collegiate, international) with knowledge around competitive equity from scientific evidence.
- Be able to explain how to prepare their patients for an austere environment
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 57.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 57.50 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
- 57.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 57.50 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
- 15.75 MOC Part IIMOC Part II credit.