When: Friday March 6th-Saturday March 7th, 2019
Where: Sabin Auditorium at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
We will have a livestream and home study option for this course. This will be available the day of the conference with the ability to ask questions live, or viewing for up to 3 months after the date of the course. CEU’s are available for both options.
Overview: This expanded, two-day, interactive course will feature a consortium of regional and national expert speakers in the fields of ACL management. Specific, evidence-based evaluation and rehabilitation strategies will be presented to provide physical therapists and athletic trainers with a comprehensive approach to preventing, evaluating, and treating youth ACL injury.
Laboratory break-out sessions will be included to enhance understanding and allow for dynamic interaction among course attendees. Our researchers will highlight the use of new technologies that are utilized to treat current impairments and decrease the risk of future ACL injuries. The main goal of this course is to enable attendees to feel confident in providing a comprehensive preventive and management program for this unique population. This course, sponsored by the Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, is part of our ongoing education services to therapists both in our community and nationwide.
At the end of the course, the learner will:
1. Have an in depth understanding of the epidemiology and mechanism of ACL injury
2. Understand the current theories and key components of an ACL Injury Reduction/prevention programs
3. Understand the current non-operative management of ACL injury
4. Understand current trends in surgical management of adolescent and skeletally immature patients with ACL injury
5. Have an in-depth understanding of acute, intermediate and end stage rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction
6. Understand the latest research regarding optimal return to sport decision making after ACL reconstruction.