New England Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Summit 2017

Advances in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery, Rehabilitation, & Injury Prevention

Saturday, April 1, 2017
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02912

Program Description

The New England Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Summit 2017: Advances in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Injury Prevention is a one day conference targeting physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, athletic trainers, nurses, chiropractors, medical students, primary care physicians, and orthopedic/sports medicine physicians. Evidence for optimal surgical and post-operative ACL injury management, and prevention of ACL injury is constantly evolving. Understanding and integrating this evidence is crucial to achieving optimal patient outcomes. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of current and emerging evidence detailing surgical, rehabilitation, and prevention considerations with ACL injury. This program will feature an integrated format combining lectures, open panel discussion, and hands-on breakout workshop sessions offering opportunities for application and detailed exploration of presented concepts.

Target Audience

Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, and Strength and Conditioning Professionals.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to:

  • Describe proposed factors influencing successful return to preinjury level of sports/recreation participation
  • Identify evidence and risk factors contributing to reinjury following ACLR 
  • Discuss surgical considerations with ACLR, ACLR revision, and concomitant articular cartilage injury and subsequent influence on post-operative outcomes and rehabilitation planning
Credit Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Athletic Trainers: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (BOC AP#: P8573) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 7.0 Category A hours/CEUs.  ATs should claim only those hours actual spent in the educational program.

Chiropractic Physicians: This conference is approved for Continuing Education Credits. Chiropractic Physicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance for up to 7.0 hours.

Osteopathic Physicians: This conference is approved through the American Osteopathic Association for 7.0 credits of AOA Category 2-A CME. Osteopathic Physicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance verifying their participation.

Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 7.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants: The Warren Alpert Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education is approved by the Rhode Island Board of Physical Therapy to offer CE programs for physical therapists. Physical therapist participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance for up to 7.0 hours.

Other Professionals: Please contact the Brown University Office of Continuing Medical Education for other credit designation approvals at 401-863-2871 or contact us at CME@brown.edu.

Jointly Provided By

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and University Orthopedics, Inc.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION-Register online 
Conference registration fee includes: Breakfast, breaks, lunch, and access to an online syllabus and complimentary on-site parking.

REGISTRATION FEES

Early Bird Registration Rate—By March 3
Guaranteed Seating in the main lecture hall
$225.00 Physicians & Chiropractic Physicians
$200.00 Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, & Occupational Therapists 
$150.00 Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Professionals
$100.00 Other Healthcare Professionals

After March 3
$250.00 Physicians & Chiropractic Physicians
$225.00 Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, & Occupational Therapists
$175.00 Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Professionals
$125.00 Other Healthcare Professionals

SUBSTITION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Alpert Medical School of Brown University reserves the right to cancel or delay this course due to any unforeseen circumstances.  In the event this meeting would have to be canceled, Alpert Medical School of Brown University will refund your registration fee.  We are not responsible for any travel, hotel or other costs incurred. Substitutions may be made at any time without an additional charge. Refunds will be issued for all cancellations received two weeks prior to the start of the conference. An administrative fee will be charged for all refunds and credits. (Administrative fees vary based on conference. Please see specific conference registration page for correct fee.) “No shows” are subject to the full conference fee. Cancellations/substitutions must be made IN WRITING. No refunds or credits will be issued once the conference has started. 

Complaint resolution

Two of the important values of the Division of CME are customer service and integrity in all our professional and administrative activities.  With respect to customer service, we believe that we must meet or exceed the needs and expectations of internal and external customers as well as stakeholders.  Ongoing dialogue with our customers and stakeholders is essential to understanding their needs and expectations.  With respect to integrity, we believe that following the Code of Ethical Conduct in the Continuing Education of Physicians, adopted by the three professional organizations in CME, and the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct of the American Psychological Association is an essential part of an effective continuing education program.  Any complaints about either customer service or integrity must be responded to immediately and resolved as quickly as possible.  The identity of the individual making the complaint will not be made known to those affected by the complaint.

  • Complaints related to customer Service
    • Complaints related to administrative matters are managed by the CME Director.
    • Complaints related to educational matters will be referred to the course director responsible for the continuing education activity.  It is expected that the course director will manage the complaint as required by his/her department.  The CME Director will be kept informed.
    • Complaints related to integrity – violations of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.