44th Annual Advances In Pediatrics: Pediatric Sports Medicine: What Every PCP Needs to Know

44th Annual Advances In Pediatrics: Pediatric Sports Medicine: What Every PCP Needs to Know Banner

Date & Location
Friday, April 13, 2018, 8:15 AM - 8:00 PM, Samis Education Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Target Audience
Family Medicine, Pediatrics

This activity is designed to foster improvements in physician knowledge, competence and performance in general pediatrics sports medicine by exploring what constitutes ideal evidence-based practice and applying that ideal across varied health care arenas. This fast-paced course will augment the traditional lecture format with expert panel discussions and breakout sessions to enhance knowledge base and skill set. Audience response systems will provide participants with immediate feedback, allowing the opportunity to reinforce comprehension and retention of key learning objectives. The course combines the latest in evidence-based medicine and best-practice strategies relevant to the topics being addressed. A full syllabus of educational materials will be provided online as a resource for those practitioners caring for pediatric patients participating in sports.

To provide physicians, and other providers caring for children, with current evidence-based practice guidelines relevant to the field of general pediatrics sports medicine, augmenting the skill set and knowledge base needed to care for patients in a primary care practice.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will improve their competence and performance by being able to:
  1. Describe common pediatric sports medicine issues in practice and best management strategies for each.
  2. Explain how to recognize and treat concussions.
  3. Explain how to perform an appropriate and complete sports physical.


AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
This Live activity, 44th Annual Advances In Pediatrics, with a beginning date of 04/13/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Conflict Resolution Statement: 
The University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, Office of Continuing Professional Development has reviewed this activity’s speaker and planner disclosures and resolved all identified conflicts of interest, if applicable.

Disclaimer Statement:
Statements, opinions and results of studies contained in the program are those of the presenters and authors and do not reflect the policy or position of the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (“OU”) nor does OU provide any warranty as to their accuracy or reliability.

Every reasonable effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the presentations and material as submitted. However, no responsibility is assumed by OU for any claims, injury and/or damage to persons or property from any cause, including negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instruments or ideas contained in the material herein.

Nondiscrimination Statement:
The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Bobby J. Mason, University Equal Opportunity Office and Title IX Coordinator, (405) 325-3546, bjm@ou.edu, or visit www.ou.edu/eoo.

Accommodation Statement:
Accommodates are available by contacting Cindy Dibler at (405) 271-4401 ext. 42380 or cindy-dibler@ouhsc.edu as soon as possible.

Policy on Faculty and Presenters Disclosure:
It is the policy of the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine that the faculty and presenters disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled and/or unapproved uses of drugs or devise during their presentation(s).

Planning Committee Members:  
Alix G. Darden, PhD, MEd, Course Director
Cindy G. Dibler, Course Contact
Alexandria C. Caldwell, DO
Paul M. Darden, MD, FAAP
Stephen R. Gillaspy, PhD
Brian R. Coleman, MD
Amelia D. Cannon
Monique M. Naifeh, MD, MPH
Dwight T. Sublett, MD