13th Annual CU Sports Medicine Fall Symposium

Boulder, Colorado
Friday, October 05, 2018
13th Annual CU Sports Medicine Fall Symposium
Friday, October 05, 2018 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Mountain Time)

Stadium Club at Folsom Field
(303) 724-2961
Stadium Ticket Building, 5th floor
Boulder, Colorado 80302
United States

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The 13th Annual CU Sports Medicine Fall Symposium will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Stadium Club at Folsom Field in Boulder, CO. This course is presented by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, Division of Sports Medicine. This course is sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. 

Agenda The emphasis of our 2018 program is on the diagnosis, treatment and rehab of shoulder and elbow injuries. Guest lecturers include Brian Cole, MD from Chicago, Kevin Plancher, MD from Connecticut, Chuck Thigpen, PhD, PT, ATC from South Carolina and Dan Guttmann, MD from Taos.

Registration Rates: Registration includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and all conference materials. Parking is not included in the registration fee, but attendees that need parking must purchase permits ahead of time for $12 in the Folsom Garage or Euclid Garage at https://cuboulder.pmreserve.com/. If you do not purchase your permit in advance, we cannot guarantee any parking the day of the event.

Parking Map for Folsom Garage and Euclid Garage

Registration rates increase by $20 on Friday, September 21. Onsite registration is an additional $50 from the standard rate listed below.
  • Physicians - $230
  • Non-Physicians - $120
  • Athletic Trainers - $105
  • Students, Residents, Fellows, CU Sports Medicine Affiliates - $50 please contact Ellen.Bagwell@ucdenver.edu for the code to access this registration rate
Target Audience: This symposium is intended for physicians and allied health professionals who are involved in the care of athletes. Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of athletic injuries and conditions of the shoulder and elbow is welcome to attend. The objective of this course is to educate participants on the best methods of managing athletes with injuries of the upper extremity. According to the education levels described by the PDC, the following continuing education course is considered to be Advanced Level. This course is led by Eric McCarty, MD, at the CU School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this conference, attendees will be able to:
  • Determine indications for surgical and non-operative treatments of rotator cuff tears.
  • Evaluate the advancement in surgery and rehabilitation so that they can offer more advanced care for athletes with shoulder instability.
  • Assess and apply appropriate rehabilitation strategies for the S.I.C.K scapula.
  • Apply understanding of the role of the scapula in shoulder function to enhance diagnosis and treatment of shoulder dysfunction.
  • Utilize imaging and examination techniques to understand the issues that throwing athletes have with the shoulder and the elbow and will implement strategies to improve treatment of these athletes.
Continuing Education:
The University Of Colorado School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

University of Colorado Sports Medicine (BOC AP# P3598) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8 Evidence Based Practice Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Contact Information

  • Ellen Bagwell
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