Program Schedule: Day 4

Saturday, June 14th




Learning Objective

7:00AM - 7:30AM Registration    
7:30AM - 8:00AM

Sports Infectious Disease

  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment
    • Blood borne pathogens
      • HIV
      • Hepatitis
    • Febrile illness
    • Lyme disease
    • Mononucleosis
    • Prophylaxis
    • Septic joints
    • STD’s
    • URI
    • MRSA
Francis O’Connor, MD
  1. Determine when an athlete can safely return to competition following infection.
  2. Recommend the appropriate prophylaxis for athletes who have been exposed to infectious disease.
  3. Characterize the presentation a septic joint.
  4. Discuss common sexually transmitted diseases and their hallmark features.
  5. Differentiate between a respiratory infection that should preclude sports participation and one that does not.
8:00AM - 8:30AM

Sports Hematology

  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment
    • Anemia
      • Iron Deficiency
      • Physiologic
      • Foot strike hemolysis
      • Sickle cell
    • Coagulopathy/bleeding disorders

Amy Powell, MD

  1. Evaluate an athlete with anemia.
  2. Recommend the appropriate treatment for an athlete with iron deficiency anemia.
  3. Make educated recommendations on sports participation in an athlete with a coagulopathy.
8:30AM - 9:00AM

The Pediatric Athlete

  • Normal growth and development
  • The relation of growth and development and sports participation
  • Thermoregulation in the pediatric athlete
Francis O’Connor, MD
  1. Summarize normal growth and development.
  2. Discuss the difference between physiologic and chronologic growth and development.
  3. Explain the thermoregulatory differences between the pediatric and adult athlete.
9:00AM - 9:30AM

Sports Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment
    • Pelvic floor dysfunction
    • Labial trauma
    • Exercise in pregnancy
Amy Powell, MD
  1. Summarize the presenting features of pelvic floor dysfunction.
  2. Create an exercise program for a female athlete during pregnancy.
  3. Explain the contraindications to exercise in pregnancy.
9:30AM - 10:00AM

Sports Psychology

  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders/disordered eating
    • Sports psychology
    • Performance enhancement
    • Performance anxiety
    • Coping with injury
    • Burnout

Nicole Detling-Miller, PhD

  1. Explain the diagnostic criteria for depression.
  2. Discriminate between various types of eating disorders.
  3. Employ a sports psychology program for performance enhancement.
  4. Summarize the signs and symptoms of athletic performance anxiety.
  5. Improve an athlete’s coping abilities following injury.
  6. Prevent burnout.
10:00AM - 10:15AM Question & Answer Amy Powell, MD

Francis O’Connor, MD

Nicole Detling-Miller, PhD
10:30AM - 11:00AM

Sports Allergy & Immunology

  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment
    • Immunizations
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Exercise induced anaphylaxis
    • Exercise induced urticaria
    • Non-exercise induced urticaria
    • Seasonal allergies (ie: allergic rhinitis, etc)
Amy Powell, MD
  1. Differentiate between cholinergic urticaria and exercise induced anaphylaxis.
  2. Discuss common triggers for exercise induced anaphylaxis.
  3. Develop a prophylactic treatment program for an athlete with exercise induced anaphylaxis.
11:00AM - 11:30AM

Sports Rheumatology

  • General principles of rheumatology
  • Common rheumatologic conditions
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Lupus
    • Seronegative spondyloarthropathies
  • Exercise in rheumatologic patients
Francis O’Connor, MD
  1. Analyze the risks and benefits of exercise in athletes with a rheumatologic disease.
  2. Create an appropriate exercise program for athletes with rheumatologic disease.
  3. Discuss the common symptoms of an individual with a rheumatologic disease.
11:30AM - 12:00PM

The Geriatric Athlete

  • Effects of age on performance
  • Effects of age on injuries
  • Exercise status post joint arthroplasty
Amy Powell, MD
  1. Explain the unique aspects of exercise in the geriatric population.
  2. Recommend the appropriate mode, intensity, and duration of exercise for athletes status post total joint arthroplasty.
  3. Summarize the effects of age on the healing process of musculoskeletal injuries.
12:00PM - 12:10PM

Question & Answer

Amy Powell, MD

Francis O’Connor, MD
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Environmental Illness

  • Hypothermia
  • Hyperthermia
  • Altitude
  • Diving/Barotrauma
Francis O’Connor, MD
  1. Classify heat and cold related injuries.
  2. Administer appropriate treatment to athletes who have sustained heat or cold related injuries.
  3. Evaluate an athlete with Acute Mountain Sickness.
  4. Differentiate Boyle’s and Henry’s Laws.
  5. Advise athletes on the signs and symptoms of diving related injuries.
2:00PM - 2:45PM

The Female Athlete

  • Anterior cruciate ligament injury
    • Epidemiology
    • Mechanism of Injury
    • Risk Factors
    • Treatment Options
      • Non-operative (copers)
      • Surgical (non-copers)
    • Prevention Programs
  • Female athlete triad
Amy Powell, MD
  1. Explain the mechanism of injury for non-contact anterior cruciate ligament sprains.
  2. List the risk factors for anterior cruciate ligament injury.
  3. Outline how to identify a potential “coper”.
  4. Describe the components of an anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention program.
  5. Summarize the components of the female athlete triad.
2:45PM - 3:00PM Question & Answer Amy Powell, MD

Francis O’Connor, MD
3:00PM -3:15PM Test Questions from the Day’s Topics    
3:15PM - 3:20PM Closing Comments Jonathan Finnoff, DO