Orthopedics & Sports Medicine for Primary Care

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Texas Children's Hospital West Campus 
18200 Katy Freeway (I-10 and Barker Cypress), Houston TX 77094 

Cost: $50 - Breakfast & Lunch Provided
7.25 CME Credits 

Course Description 

A practical course providing the most current information on up-to-date best practices for common pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine issues seen in primary care offices. 

Target Audience 

This program is designed to meet the educational needs of Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.


8:00-8:10 AM Introduction and Welcome

8:10-8:30 AM | The Pre-Participation Evaluation: Identification & Prevention | Jorge Gomez, MD | Sports Medicine/Conference Co-Director

8:30-8:50 AM | Pre-Participation Cardiovascular Evaluation: How to Keep Kids Safe? | Silvana Molossi, MD, PhD |Cardiology

8:50-9:10 AM | Sports Concussions: Return to Learn | Jonathan Santana, DO | Sports Medicine

9:10-9:30 AM | Diagnostic Dilemmas (therefore, treatment dilemmas) | Joseph Chorley, MD | Sports Medicine

9:30-10:00 AM | Panel Discussion

10:00-10:15 AM | Break

10:15-10:35 AM | Active Tech for Kids & Physicians | Megan May, MD | Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine

10:35-10:55 AM | How Young Is Too Young? | Daren Molina, MD | Sports Medicine

10:55-11:15 AM | Running Injuries | Joseph Chorley, MD | Sports Medicine

11:15-11:35 AM | Sports Specialization | Scott McKay, MD | Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine

11:35-11:55 AM | Nutrition for Young Athletes | Steven Smith, RD, CSSD, LD, ISAK-lvl1 | Sports Nutrition

11:55 AM-12:25 PM | Panel Discussion

12:25-1:25 PM | Lunch with Table Discussions | Table discussions include: Concussions, Sports Screening, “Growing Pains”, Upper & Lower Extremity Injuries

1:25-1:45 PM | Choosing Wisely: 5 Things Physicians Should Question | Dorothy Harris, MD | Orthopedic Surgery

1:45-2:05 PM | Is that bad? What PCPs (& Parents) need to know about fractures | Aharon Gladstein, MD | Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine

2:05-2:25 PM | Ortho in the Newborn Nursery | Vinitha Shenava, MD | Orthopedic Surgery

2:25-2:45 PM | Panel Discussion

2:45-3:00 PM | Break

3:00-3:30 PM | Breakout Sessions

Fractures & Splinting | John Heydemann, MD

Home Exercise Program for Common Orthopedic Conditions| Burke Wilson, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Gait Evaluation | Vinitha Shenava, MD

Upper & Lower Extremity Exams | Jorge Gomez, MD

Spine & Scoliosis | William Phillips, MD


Basic Core Strength Routine

Exercises for Ankle Sprain

Exercises for Sever's Disease

Exercises for Shoulders

Intoe Outtoe and Flat Feet

Osgood Schlatter's Patellar Tendinitis Exercises

Presented by the Texas Children’s Hospital Divisions of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.