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CME Information

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Diagnose and treat instability in the throwing athlete.
  • Describe and choose between surgical techniques and rehabilitation principles for shoulder impingement syndromes and shoulder labral injuries.
  • Recognize elbow anatomy and apply the treatment options for instability and chronic tendon pathology.
  • Choose among the treatment options for disorders of the patella femoral joint.
  • Demonstrate advanced clinical examination principles, surgical indications and techniques, and rehabilitation techniques for the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries.
  • Describe and implement the special considerations needed in diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating injuries in the skeletally immature athlete.
  • Identify the operative and rehabilitative options for total joint replacement of the knee, hip and shoulder.
  • Identify the current methods of treatment for articular cartilage damage in the knee and shoulder.
  • Explain the principles of meniscus transplantation and repair.
  • Describe the treatment options for and rehabilitation principles of hip labrum injuries in the athlete.
  • Evaluate and treat common foot and ankle injuries in athletes.
  • Recognize the treatment and recommend prevention techniques for common medical problems seen in sports, including venous thrombosis, sports-related concussions and sport psychology issues.

Target Audience

The Sports Medicine Symposium of the Americas will be of value to physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, athletic trainers and other professionals involved in the prevention, care and treatment of sports injuries.

Physical Therapist

This activity is pending application to the Texas Physical Therapy Association for 21.25 Continuing Competence Units (CCUs).

Athletic Trainers

Memorial Hermann is recognized by the Board of Certification Inc. to offer 20.75 continuing education units to certified athletic trainers in attendance.


The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

Faculty Disclosure

Memorial Hermann in accordance with ACCME Accreditation requirements, requires faculty to disclose any financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed during this educational activity and with any commercial supporters of the activity.

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