Saturday, March 2 7:00 AM

Pediatric Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Symposium Register

Date/Time: March 02, 2019, 7:00 AM

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children presents a Pediatric Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Symposium. A combination of the organization’s prior Pediatric Orthopedics Education Series and the Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete conference, the one-day conference will highlight common pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine conditions, their etiology, identification, and management in pediatric and adolescent populations. Presenters will update providers on new developments and enhance their understanding of orthopedic and sports-related conditions pertinent to primary care settings and will feature opportunities to apply knowledge in clinical situations. The program will utilize demonstration labs and question/answer format in addition to presentations. Ample time will be allowed for discussion between the audience and the faculty.


7:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

7:30 a.m. Course begins

See the full course agenda above.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other health care professionals providing care to children.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and discuss trends in youth sports for injury prevention, performance and recovery.
  • Implement AAP screening recommendations for hip dysplasia in infants into practice.
  • Implement evidence-based screening techniques and referral guidelines for scoliosis in practice.
  • Distinguish between common acute knee injuries in athletes. 
  • Apply two basic splints for common pediatric extremity injuries.
  • Identify and discuss the current recommendations published by the AAP for managing sport-related concussions.
Program Faculty:    Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the presentation, “Controversies in Fracture Management” for 1.25 hours in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 6.75 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (BOC AP# P10092) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 6.75 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Course Cost: (Includes breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks.)
  • Physicians $100
  • Non-Physicians $75
Any significant changes to the schedule or cancellation will be communicated on this website and through email used to register for the course. Refunds are available with written/email request to prior to February 28, 2019.
There are no sponsors for this event.


Scottish Rite for Children
5700 Dallas Pkwy
Frisco, TX 75034

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Melissa Horne

Phone: 469-509-4267