Course Description


Co–Chairs: 
                
Gary Dorshimer, MD, FACP, FCPP
Team Physician, Philadelphia Flyers

Peter B. MacDonald, MD, FRCSC
Head Team Physician, Winnipeg Jets

Bradley J. Nelson, MD
President, NHL Team Physician Society

Michael J. Stuart, MD
Chief Medical Officer, USA Hockey

This live activity is designed to focus on areas of concern or controversy in the management of hockey athletes in a team sport setting through didactic presentations and case based scenarios. Key issues, along with up-to-date and practical solutions, will be addressed. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the National Hockey League Team Physician Society (NHLTPS) believe these insights provide guidance for the management of similar problems in competitive and recreational settings. 

Upon completion of the course learners should be able to:

• Analyze epidemiological trends in hockey injuries for professional, female and youth hockey players.
• Integrate prevention strategies with their health care team(s) to improve musculoskeletal and medical health for hockey players.
• Implement an effective evaluation algorithm for musculoskeletal and medical conditions afflicting hockey players. 

Credit Information

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AOSSM designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) (BOC #P460) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 17.50 hours of Category A hours / CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Activities held in Canada developed by Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) – accredited organizations can be recorded as accredited activities under Section 1 of the RCPSC MOC program. The AOSSM is an ACCME accredited organization.


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