Sports Emergency Care White Paper Sessions

Sports Medicine Concepts

Sports Emergency Care White Paper 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 May.  All sessions are $15 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.  If you are unable to attend live sessions, you may view the session recordings to receive CE credit.

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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 50 registrants.  After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the training.


2017-18 Sports Emergency Care White Paper Sessions Schedule


Monday September 25, 2017: 1-2pm (ET)
Hematoma vs. Concussion: On-Field Differential Diagnosis
In this segment we discussed using the Enhanced Vital Signs Trending Form to help distinguish between hematoma, requiring immediate transport, from concussion following acute head trauma in athletics.

Monday October 30, 2017: 1-2pm (ET)
Athletic Trainer Negligent Liability and the NATA Position Statement
This was our best SEC WPS yet!  In this segment we host an unprecedented panel of experts to discuss the NATA’s inter-association task force guidelines pertaining to management of the equipment-laden athlete, the AHA Chain of Survival, and what they mean to athletic trainer negligence.

Monday November 13, 2017: 1-2pm (ET)
Sports Medicine Concepts’ Primary Objectives Approach to Equipment Removal from the Potentially Critically Injured Athlete
This session is a direct result of the overwhelming response to our last session.  During this webinar we will discuss using the AHA Chain of Survival to guide appropriate equipment removal strategies suggested by the NATA Position Statement.

Monday November 27, 2017: 1-2pm (ET)
Recognition, Prevention, and Management of Hypothermia in Athletics
It seems all the focus has been on exertional heat illness as of late. Today we take a look at preventing and caring for illnesses and conditions that can arise when exercising in the cold.

Friday December 29, 2017: 1-2pm (ET)
Recognition, Prevention, and Management of Hypoglycemia in Athletics
Discussion will include proper preparation and use of glucagon injectors.

Monday January 29, 2018: 1-2pm (ET)
Recognition and Management of Pneumothorax

Monday February 26, 2018: 1-2pm (ET)
Choreography of High-Quality CPR In The Multi-Disciplined Athletic Environment
In this session we will discuss complications that arise when performing on-going high-quality CPR in the athletic environment. The discussion will focus on issues that have presented during In 2Min or Less! training and the mechanisms multi-disciplined medical experts have developed for reconciling them.

Monday March 26, 2018: 1-2pm (ET)
Recognition, Prevention, and Management of Asthma and Anaphylaxis In Athletics

Monday April 30, 2018: 1-2pm (ET)
Recognition and Management of Commotio Cordis
Early recognition and management of Commotio Cordis and sudden cardiac arrest will be the focus of this discussion, with an emphasis on planning and preparation techniques modeled after our multi-disciplined medical experts’ recommendations during In 2Min or Less! training.

Monday May 28, 2018: 1-2pm (ET)
Summer Sports Camp Exertional Heat Illness Protocols
In this segment we will discuss various exertional heat illness management techniques that can be easily and inexpensively employed during summer sports camps and events, including the TACO, technique, Pods, kiddie pools, CWI tanks, and packing a proper heat emergency supplies kit.


*Schedule subject to change without notice.

**Cancellations:  Participants who cancel registration within 14 days of programming will receive a full refund.  There are no refunds for cancellations within 14 days of scheduled programming or for participants who do not login to a session.  Participants may elect to transfer their registration to another program as long as their are available slots in the desired program.  

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