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Sports Session Information

  • 7:30-8 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast
  • 8-8:15 a.m. – Welcome, introductions and overview of the day – Dana Harrison, PT, MPT, Cook Children's SPORTS Rehab program/clinic manager

Morning sessions

This could be infectious ... Are you prepared?

  • 8:15-9 a.m. – Itching, oozing, red ... What could it be? Skin conditions in young athletes – Mark Shelton, M.D., Cook Children's Infectious Disease
  • 9-9:30 a.m. – Best practices for minimizing infections when working with young athletes – Anne Mattern, RN, Cook Children's Infection Control
  • 9:30-10 a.m. – Promoting safe school-based athletic health care services – Stephanie Jevas-Roegels, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, Texas Christian University athletic training program director
    10-10:15 a.m. Break

Medical hot topics for the adolescent athlete

  • 10:15-11 a.m. – When an athlete is experiencing pain that does not go away: Is it growing pains or complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)? – Artee Gandhi, M.D., Cook Children's Pain Management medical director
  • 11 a.m.-noon. – When too much of a good thing turns to hyponatremia and how to handle medical emergencies resulting from the Texas heat – Dan Guzman, M.D., Cook Children's Emergency Department
  • Noon-1 p.m. – Lunch

Afternoon breakout sessions

Nurse track and webinar

  • 1-3 p.m. – Musculoskeletal toolbox for school nurses
    An overview of the tools a school nurse needs to perform an initial injury assessment for a variety of orthopedic and sports injuries in pediatric and adolescent students. This will include a comprehensive review of anatomy, diagnostic skills, special tests, determination of care level and how to prevent injuries. An extensive review of scoliosis and screening assessment skills will be presented.
  • 1-1:30 p.m. – Scoliosis review and screening exams – Lauren Lamont, M.D., Cook Children's Orthopedics
  • 1:30-2 p.m. – Upper extremity injuries – David Gray, M.D., Cook Children's Orthopedics medical director and Ranie D. Whatley, MSN,APRN, FNP-C, CEN, Cook Children's Orthopedics
  • 2-2:30 p.m. – How to prevent injuries: Preparing the body through warming up, nutrition, sleep and stress management – Amanda Stukey, PT, DPT, SCS, Cook Children's SPORTS Rehab
  • 2:30-3 p.m. – Knowing your options for orthopedic injuries: Do I treat it or do I refer on to the next level of care? – David Gray, M.D., Cook Children's Orthopedics medical director
  • 3-3:15 – Break
  • 3:15-3:45 p.m. – A comprehensive clinical review of how to stabilize orthopedic injuries in our young athletes and the latest information on the different types of cast management – Torrie Edwards, MSN, RN, FNP-C, CPN, Cook Children's Orthopedics
  • 3:45-4:20 p.m. – Lower extremity injuries – Jason Kennedy, M.D., Cook Children's Orthopedics
  • 4:20-4:45 p.m. – Overview of school nurse resources to assist with sports injuries – Ranie D. Whatley, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CEN, Cook Children's Orthopedics

Athletic trainer and physical therapist track

  • 1-1:15 p.m. – Medical review/case study: Multi-directional instability of the adolescent shoulder – Jason Kennedy, M.D., Cook Children's Orthopedics
  • 1:15-1:45 p.m. – How to prevent and rehabilitate an injury from multi-directional instability of the adolescent shoulder – Kyle Tatum, PT, DPT, OCS, Cook Children's SPORTS Rehab
  • 1:45-2:15 p.m. – Medical review/case study: Immature ACL injuries and reconstruction – Jason Kennedy, M.D., Cook Children's Orthopedics
  • 2:15-3 p.m. – How to minimize the risk of an immature ACL tear; evidence-based approach to rehabilitating both non-surgical and surgical repair
    – Melissa Bro, PT, DPT, SCS, Cook Children's SPORTS Rehab
  • 3-3:15 p.m. Break
  • 3:15-3:45 p.m. – Medical review/case study: Most common back injuries in the young athlete – Lauren Lamont, M.D., Cook Children's Orthopedics
  • 3:45-4:15 p.m. – Specific treatment for the lower back – John Stanley, PT, MSPT, SCS, Cook Children's SPORTS Rehab clinical coordinator
  • 4:15-4:45 p.m. – Specific treatment for the sacroiliac joint - Jenny Arey, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT, Cook Children's SPORTS Rehab
  • 4:45-5 p.m. – Questions