Baseball Sports Medicine: Game-Changing Concepts
November 15 - November 16
This live activity is designed to identify areas of concern or controversy in the management of baseball athletes in a team sport setting through didactic presentations and case based scenarios. Key issues, along with up-to-date and practice solutions, will be addressed. Time has been built into the agenda for questions and answers.
This conference is designed for any athletic trainer, physical therapist, strength and conditioning expert, orthopaedic surgeon, physician, or coach concerned with the management or prevention of injuries to the baseball athlete.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Analyze epidemiological trends in baseball injuries for professional, collegiate and youth baseball players
- Integrate prevention strategies with their health care team(s) to improve musculoskeletal and medical health for baseball players
- Assess and apply surgical and non-surgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the management of essential musculoskeletal and medical conditions in baseball
Hiroyuki Sugaya, MD, is a world-renowned shoulder & elbow surgeon and researcher. Currently serving as chairman, Sports Medicine & Joint Center in Funabashi Orthopaedic Hospital, in Japan. He also serves as a clinical professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chiba University, visiting Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokyo Women’s Medical University in Tokyo, and Department of Anatomy, University of Hawaii in Honolulu, USA. As academic society activities, he serves a chair of International Committee both in Japan Shoulder Society and Japanese Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Also, he is a corresponding member of the American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons. His clinical interests relate to treatment for shoulder and elbow disorders in various ages of patients including Olympic level athletes and professionals. He has been an invited guest lecturer at numerous overseas shoulder courses and meetings and published around 70 English and 300 Japanese articles in these fields. In addition, he has been dedicated education for young surgeons worldwide accepting many visitors and fellows from all over the world.
PHYSICIANS: The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ATHLETIC TRAINERS: Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) (BOC AP# P3115) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 15 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS: This course has been deemed approved by the New York State Education Department for Occupational Therapy for CE credit for Occupational Therapists. This program is eligible for a maximum of 15 CE Hours.
Special thanks to this year’s companies for their support. Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus. For information on supporting the course this year with an educational grant or exhibit, please contact Genevieve Moreno or call (813) 877-8096.
- Platinum Supporter – Rothman Orthopaedics
- Bronze Level Supporter – Arthrex, Inc
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY 10036
Reservations: (212) 398-1900
A block of rooms has been reserved at the New York Marriott Marquis at the rate of $329.00 per night plus taxes and hotel fees. To receive the group rate, reservations must be made on or before Wednesday, October 24, 2018. You can reserve yours stay online by clicking on the following link: https://aws.passkey.com/go/mlbcourseprogram2018
Accommodations for Disabilities
Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 4115 W Spruce St, Tampa FL 33607 or call 813-877-8096 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.
Events, activities and facilities of Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status as provided by the law and in accordance with FORE’s respect for personal dignity.