Sports Emergency Care Whitepaper Sessions

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Sports Emergency Care Whitepaper Webinar Sessions

Sports Medicine Concepts has been providing sports emergency care training of the highest order throughout the country, to multi-disciplined medical professionals, and in every practice setting since 1995.  This experience gives us access to expert opinion and practical knowledge that no other organization can match.  SMC created the White Paper Sessions to help disseminate the expert opinion and practical knowledge that, over the course of time, we have learned to represent expert opinion and real-life best practice standards.  Our objective in each and every session is to provide information that will directly impact the ability of athletic trainers to prevent serious injury and provide efficient pre-hospital care for critically injured athletes.

SMC’s Sports Emergency Care White Paper Webinars are hosted from 1-2pm ET the last Monday of each month, September through April.  All sessions are $25 and offer 1hr of continuing education credit for those who complete the post-program assessment and program evaluation.  Please review the tentative schedule below and register for the date and time that works best for you using the registration link below.  Use the links to the right to follow our Blog, Follow-Us on Twitter, or Like Us on Facebook to receive your monthly FREE White Paper invitation and Sports Emergency Care Update Newsletter from Sports Medicine Concepts, Inc.

ap-logoSports Medicine Concepts, Inc. (BOC AP#: P1126) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education credit to Athletic Trainers.  Each SEC White Paper Session is eligible for a maximum  of 1 Category A hour/CEU for Athletic Trainers.  To receive CE credit attendees must complete the program attendee assessment and program evaluations provided upon completion of the session within 24 hrs.

To register click on the links below.  Registration is limited to the first 25 registrants.  After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the training.


2016-17 Sports Emergency Care Whitepaper Sessions Schedule

youtubeMonday September 26, 2016 1-2pm (ET)
Current Trends in Football Equipment Removal Protocols
This month SMC brings together a multi-disciplined panel of experts to discuss the practical application of various football equipment removal protocols, and criteria for pre-hospital vs. ER equipment removal

youtubeMonday October 31, 2016 1-2pm (ET)
Current Trends in Spine Boarding and Transfer Protocols
This month SMC brings together a panel of experts to discuss the realities of changes to EMS spine boarding protocols and the implications for athletic trainers during management of the critically injured athlete.

youtubeMonday November 28, 2016 1-2pm(ET)
Airway Management Considerations for the Athletic Trainer
This month’s White Paper session will discuss devices and techniques that athletic trainers can implement to provide high level airway management prior to the arrival of EMS.


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Monday December 19, 2016(ET)

Management of the Equipment Laden Hockey Player
This month’s White Paper session will take a close look at skills and techniques for more efficient management of the critically injured hockey player. The discussion will center on equipment removal techniques and considerations, including special considerations during management of goalies.

youtubeMonday January 30, 2017
Checking Pulse Checks
Carotid pulse checks by first-responders have been found to be inaccurate.  Yet, the ability to locate the carotid and other pulses is vital to initiation of AED protocols and pre-hospital care injury management.  In this session we look at a technique to improve the accuracy of pulse checks by athletic trainers.

Monday February 27, 2017
Management of the Equipment Laden Lacrosse Player
This month’s White Paper session will take a close look at skills and techniques for more efficient management of the critically injured lacrosse player. The discussion will center on equipment removal techniques and considerations, including special considerations during management of goalies.

Monday March 27, 2017
Prevention and Management of Heat Related Conditions
This month’s White Paper session will take a close look at strategies and techniques for prevention and more efficient management of athletes who suffer various heat related illnesses.

*Schedule subject to change without notice.  Session recordings are for reference only and not eligible for BOC CE credit.

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