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12th Annual Central PA Sports Medicine Symposium

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

University Conference Center

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine
30 Conference Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033

Internet Live Course

This training will be offered as a live online course, with details provided to registered participants in advance of the event. If you do not receive communications, check your eeds account or junk mail.

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Conference ID

D6998

Purpose

The purpose of this event is to update health care providers on conditions commonly encountered in the care of high school and college athletes.

Audience

Participants are saying
“This is one of the best conferences I’ve attended in terms of variety of topics. Although there are some limitations with certain schools/divisions/settings, it provided food for thought and made it interesting.”
2023 participant
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians

Agenda and Objectives

  • 7 a.m. | Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 7:45 a.m. | Opening Remarks
    Robert Gallo, MD, MHA
    Joseph Andrie, MD
  • 8 a.m. | Updates and Current Trends in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
    Aman Dhawan, MD

    Objectives
    • Discuss the variety of different grafts that can be used and recommended in ACL reconstruction.
    • Review the principles of rehabilitation and return to play decision-making.
  • 8:30 a.m. | Navigating the Challenges of Caring for Travel Teams
    Shawn Fliszar, MSAT, ATC, LMT
    Kourtnie White, LAT, ATC

    Objectives
    • Discuss the challenges of providing comprehensive healthcare to athletes on a travel team.
    • Review how to navigate the provider/patient relationship while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.
  • 9 a.m. | Evaluation and Treatment of Throwing Elbow
    Robert Gallo, MD, MHA
    Robert Kelly, PT, ATC

    Objectives
    • Identify current rehabilitation principles for overhead athletes following elbow injuries and surgery.
    • Discuss the treatment approach and progression following elbow platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections.
  • 9:30 a.m. | Break
  • 9:45 a.m. | The 6th International Conference on Concussion: Updated Concussion Management Principles and Efforts at Prevention
    Matthew Silvis, MD, FAMSSM

    Objectives
    • Define concussion and describe the acute management principles of concussion.
    • Describe neurocognitive testing, including limitations.
    • List concussion modifiers and identify possible long-term consequences of repetitive concussion, specifically chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
    • Describe return to play criteria for athletes with concussion and efforts at prevention.
  • 10:30 a.m. | Exploring Strategies To Enhance Efficiency of the Sports Medicine Team: Panel Discussion
    Kileigh Hess, MS, LAT, ATC, PES
    Scott Lynch, MD
    Cayce Onks, DO, MS, ATC, FAMSSM
    Matt Pyle, MS, LAT, ATC
    Matthew Silvis, MD, FAMSSM

    Objectives
    • Identify barriers that hinder the overall success of a Sports Medicine Team.
    • Discuss how to optimize communication and workflow to provide the best patient care.
  • 11:15 a.m. | Updates in Sports Nutrition
    Nikita Grove, MS, RDN,  LDN, RYT

    Objectives
    • Identify pre and post-workout fueling needs for optimized recovery.
    • Describe macronutrient needs to support fueling for sport and injury prevention.
  • 11:45 a.m. | Lunch on Your Own
  • 1 p.m. | Unleashing Peak Performance:  Insights on Wellbeing for Medical Providers
    Ann Zaprazny

    Objectives
    • Identify on job stressors associated with medical provider roles.
    • Recognize strategies to manage your stressors.
    • Discuss how tiny habits can help medical providers make big gains in their well-being.
  • 2 p.m. | Update on Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Utilization in Sports Medicine
    Caitlyn Haines, MD

    Objectives
    • Describe the role that PRP plays as a treatment option in our sports medicine patients.
    • Review the literature surrounding PRP protocols as well as patient outcomes.
  • 2:30 p.m. | Break
  • 2:45 p.m. | Caring for the Female Athlete: Special Considerations
    Jessica Butts, MD

    Objectives
    • Explain the unique physiologic and biomechanical traits of the adolescent female athlete.
    • Discuss injury patterns more commonly seen in female athletes.
  • 3:15 p.m. | Dermatology in the Athlete
    Joseph Andrie, MD

    Objectives
    • Recognize dermatologic pathology common among athletes.
    • Develop an understanding of management of common dermatological conditions associated with athletic participation.
  • 3:45 p.m. | Adjournment

Course Director

Robert Gallo, MD, MHA
Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Adult Bone and Joint Institute
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Committee

Participants are saying
“This conference does a great job of bringing in dynamic speakers (on the whole) who are knowledgeable about their subject and present the information well.”
2023 participant

Joseph Andrie, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Tanya Deihl, ATC, PTA
Certified Athletic Trainer
Physical Therapy Assistant
Therapy Services/Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Dawn Gesford
Education Program Specialist
Continuing Education
Penn State College of Medicine

Kileigh Hess, MS, LAT, ATC, PES
Athletic Training Supervisor/Licensed Athletic Trainer
Therapy Services/ Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kourtnie White, LAT, ATC
Certified Athletic Trainer
Hershey Cubs Ice Hockey
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Trish Young
Administrative Associate
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Presenters

Joseph Andrie, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Jessica Butts, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Aman Dhawan, MD
Professor, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Adult Bone and Joint Institute
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Shawn Fliszar, MSAT, ATC, LMT
Head Athletic Trainer
Hershey Bears

Robert Gallo, MD, MHA
Professor, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Adult Bone and Joint Institute
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Nikita Grove, MS, RDN, LDN, RYT
Registered Dietitian, Licensed, Registered Yoga Teacher
The Wellness Grove Nutrition Counseling Private Practice

Caitlyn Haines, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kileigh Hess, MS, LAT, ATC, PES
Athletic Training Supervisor/Licensed Athletic Trainer
Therapy Services/ Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Robert Kelly, PT, ATC
Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer
Therapy Services/Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Scott Lynch, MD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Division Chief, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Practice Site Medical Director, Adult Bone and Joint Clinic
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Cayce Onks, DO, MS, ATC, FAMSSM
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Matt Pyle, MS, LAT, ATC
Certified Athletic Trainer
Central Dauphin High School
Therapy Services/Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Matthew Silvis, MD, FAMSSM
Professor, Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Physician Lead, Value Based Care and Population Health, Penn State Health
Vice Chair Clinical Operations, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Division Chief, Primary Care Sports Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kourtnie White, LAT, ATC
Certified Athletic Trainer
Hershey Cubs Ice Hockey
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Ann Zaprazny
Mental Performance Coach
CEO, Great Sports Minds LLC

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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BOC

Penn State University P2856 is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 6 Category A.

ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Physical Therapy (PT)

This program has been approved for 6.00 credit hours (6.00 GEN,0.00 DA) of Physical Therapy credit (PT) by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy. Approval #PTPR016010.

Fees

The fee is $115 per person and includes the cost of instruction and online and printed handout materials.

The athletic trainer’s fee is $40 per person. Athletic trainers wishing to receive physical therapy credit must pay the full fee of $115.

Student fee is $25 per person. To receive the student rate, please email proof of student status to ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Payment is required at the time of registration. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Registrations received after Monday, June 10, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations received after Tuesday, June 4, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Friday, June 7.

Local Attractions

Join us in Hershey

Hershey is conveniently located in central Pennsylvania, just 90 minutes from Baltimore and Philadelphia, two hours from Washington, D.C., and three hours from New York City.

Evaluation

A completed evaluation is required in order to receive a certificate for attending this activity. Please complete and submit the evaluation within the specified time frame.

Cancellations

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund any program registration fees paid but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Program registrants who are experiencing illness or have been exposed to anyone who is ill should contact the Continuing Education office before attending any in-person activities.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

COVID-19

On-campus educational activities provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education are required to follow healthcare facility guidelines. Off-campus events provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education follow the COVID-19 requirements of that venue. We ask that all participants respect that some attendees may still choose to wear masks for activities. Check the venue website for the latest requirements and recommendations. Please do not attend this activity if you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. By attending the activity, you attest that you do not have any symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, which may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of taste, loss of smell or any other sign of illness.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Participants who anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or who have questions about the physical access provided should contact the Continuing Education office at least one week in advance of participation or visit.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and Educational Balance)

It is Penn State policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all educational activities. Penn State has a process in place to mitigate any relevant financial relationships with commercial companies disclosed by faculty, course directors and planning committee members. Complete disclosure information will be provided to participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

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