Injuries in Football 2019: Upper Extremity I

2 AMA PRA Category 1/ 2 BOC – EBP
Section CEUs: 2 CME/CEU

Presenter Bio: Karim A. Meijer, M.D., Bradly Clay, M.D., Ryan Roach, M.D., James R. Andrews, M.D., Daniel E. Cooper, M.D., Steve Jordan, M.D., Roger Ostrander, M.D., Stephen LaPlante, M.S., PT, ATC, Jim D. Maurer, ATC, LAT, Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA,

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.

Common shoulder injuries in football players include instability, scapular dyskinesia, labral tears, and dislocations. Shoulder injuries are common among football players despite state-of-the art protection and training. In a study of NCAA athletes, football players had the highest number of shoulder instability episodes. This course discusses surgical and non-surgical management of these injuries.


Identify shoulder anatomy and describe mechanism and treatment of common injuries in the football player..
Describe reduction techniques for shoulder dislocations in the football player
Recognize and review various shoulder exam techniques and special tests
Discuss treatment management and rehabilitation protocols for shoulder instability

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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 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 of EBP hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.