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Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation: Module 6

At Home Seminars

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   8
Registration Fee:   $119.949996948242

At the end of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Understand the activation of the brain after concussion. 2. Analyze the level of “on field” loss of consciousness. 3. Analyze four symptoms commonly reported after concussion. 4. Evaluate the time frame of a neurocognitive assessment. 5. Understand guidelines for returning to physical exertion after a concussion. 6. Evaluate the differences between males and females after concussion. 7. Evaluate four common neural injuries sustained by football players. 8. Evaluate the mechanism of injury for atlantoaxial dislocations. 9. Understand the spinal level most often injured in sports. 10. Evaluate the canal/vertebral body ratio as it relates to sporting activities. 11. Evaluate four pieces of gymnastic equipment and their relationship to cervical spine injuries. 12. Evaluate four cervical spine positions and the relationship to fracture dislocation. 13. Understand the procedure to remove a facemask from an injured football player. 14. Evaluate four common tools associated with cutting off football facemasks. 15. Understand the procedure to remove a helmet from an injured football player. 16. Understand the personnel required to move an injured athlete. 17. Understand the use of an extriction collar. 18. Evaluate four common spinal cord syndromes. 19. Understand the purpose of an open mouth x ray of the cervical spine. 20. Evaluate the return to playing guidelines of an individual with cervical fusion. 21. Analyze four types of skin lacerations. 22. Understand the anatomical location of the facial nerve. 23. Understand necessary treatment for parotid duct injury. 24. Understand the length of time necessary for facial sutures to heal. 25. Analyze the two chambers of the eye. 26. Analyze the procedure to evaluate for retina damage. 27. Understand return to play guidelines for an individual after nasal fracture. 28. Evaluate four facial bones and their likelihood to be fractured in athletics. 29. Evaluate the procedure to detect dislocation of the jaw. 30. Analyze four transport mediums for an avulsed tooth. 31. Evaluate four types of hernia. 32. Understand return to play guidelines for an elite athlete with hernia. 33. Understand the typical presentation of an individual with obturator nerve entrapment. 34. Evaluate four organs and their likelihood to be injured in the abdomen. 35. Understand return to play guidelines for an individual with infectious mononucleosis. 36. Understand pain associated with hepatic contusions. 37. Understand common symptoms associate with rib contusions. Additional Information

Confirmation Notes
These courses are approved for 8.0 contact hours each.
Instructional level: Intermediate
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Testing: You can take your test online, fax your answer sheets, or mail your test. All tests are processed within 24 business hours regardless of how they are received. Testing online is free and you will find out immediately if you have passed or failed and can print a temporary certificate until your original arrives in the mail.

These courses are offered in cooperation with Elsevier Health and utilize the hardback textbook, “Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation” by David J. Magee, PT, PhD, Robert C. Manske, PT, DPT, SCS, Med, ATC, CSCS, James E. Zachazewski, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, and William S. Quillen, PT, PhD, SCS, FACSM.
These courses provide expert insight and clear rehabilitation guidelines to help you manage injuries and special medical needs unique to your athletic clients. Contributions from leading physical therapists, athletic trainers, physicians and orthopedic surgeons give you a comprehensive, clinically relevant understanding of common sports-related injuries and help you ensure the most effective therapeutic outcomes. These courses are essential to everyone on the sports medicine team!
Module 1: covers preparation and prevention in sports medicine including the role of the sports medicine team, pre-participation physical fitness profiling, psychosocial aspects of youth sports and nutrition counseling and athletes.
Module 2: covers preparation and prevention in sports medicine including environmental considerations for sports, use of ergogenic aids in sports and sports drug testing issues
Module 3: covers applied biomechanics of cycling, golf, jumping and tennis
Module 4: covers applied biomechanics of soccer, running, swimming and baseball pitching
Module 5: covers management of sports injury and illness including delayed-onset muscle soreness, medical conditions in sport, dermatologic considerations in athletics and protective equipment in sports
Module 6: covers management of sports injury and illness including sports related concussions, traumatic injuries to the cervical spine, maxillofacial injuries and abdominal and thoracic injuries.
Module 7: covers special populations and epidemiology including the female athlete, musculoskeletal dance medicine and science, the athlete with disabilities, and selected rehabilitation needs of the masters athlete.
Module 8: covers applied biomechanics of common weight training exercises, taping for athletics and rehabilitation and applied sports injury epidemiology
This package contains the reading and testing materials for Module 6 only.
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student through self-paced study on the foundation of treating an athlete through specific injuries including concussions, traumatic cervical injuries, maxillofacial injuries, and abdominal/thoracic injuries.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM