JGR621-2022 Coffee, Kids, and Sports Medicine: 'Top 10 Things to Know about Pediatric Fractures' (092022)
This periodic series will provide learners with knowledge and skills to diagnose and manage active children and adolescents with injuries and conditions affecting their ability to participate in activities and sports.
Physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, athletic trainers and other health care professionals who care for sport-related conditions and injuries should attend to improve their ability to counsel patients and families as well as prevent and care for these conditions.
- Identify properties of immature bones that contribute to the unique nature of pediatric injuries as well as recognize the basic principles of pediatric fracture management, bone healing and bone remodeling.
- Evaluate some common pediatric fracture patterns, how these injuries are treated and why they are often managed non-operatively.
- Recognize common pediatric fractures.
- Discuss initial evaluation and management of fractures encountered in pediatric population.
- Describe benefits and risks of casting and splinting.
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 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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA
- 1.00 Attendance