Injuries in Football 2019: Emergency Situations

2.25 AMA PRA Category 1/ 2.25 BOC – Category A
Section CEUs: 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™/2.25 EBP BOC hours

Presenter Bio: Jim Kyle, M.D., FACSM; Daniel E. Cooper, M.D.; Alan L. Jones, M.D.; Glenn Henry, M.A., EMT-P; and Andrew Clavenna, M.D.

DisclosuresNone of the planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Materials: Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.

Initial evaluation and management of emergency situations can sometimes be the difference between life and death. We know that safe and effective on-field management of these conditions as well as cooperation between all members of the medical staff are crucial to the athlete’s well-being. This course will take a closer look at a multitude of emergency situations that can occur on the field and the current best practices to prevent, evaluate, transport, and treat our athletes.


Recognize and understand current concepts for taking care of the spine injured player and other emergency situations.
Describe medical time out and why it is important to do before every game
Discuss the on field management of a dislocated knee and understanding the importance of the injury
Describe and review management of various athletic medical emergencies that can occur on the football field
Discuss the current evidence based concepts in on the field management of spine injuries of the football player

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Florida Medical Association. The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 2.25 hour(s) in AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (BOC AP# P10024) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.This program is eligible for a maximum of 2.25 of EBP hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.  ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.