The Young Student Athlete: Sport Symposium For Healthcare Providers

  • 21 Sep 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Children's National Medical Center 111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 2nd Floor Auditorium


Please join us for an educational program focused on improving the evaluation and management of conditions found in the young student athlete and aspects of teen development. This program is recommended for local Athletic Trainers working with young student athletes. This program will provide a maximum of 4 category A CEUs for Athletic Trainers.

Learning Objectives:

  • 1.      Recognize how and why surgical and post-operative treatment of an ACL tear in the skeletally immature athlete differs from an adult ACL injury
  • 2.      Improve the athletic trainer’s ability to evaluate, treat, and manage young athletes with special needs
  • 3.      Recognize signs and symptoms of common conditions in the young athlete
  • 4.       To identify the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan priorities for DC.

Location and Date:

Location: Children's National Medical Center

111 Michigan Ave NW

Washington, DC

2nd Floor Auditorium

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Transportation: Onsite parking is available at the main hospital. There are also shuttles available from the Brookland, Columbia Heights, and Union Station metro stations. Please email for more transportation information.

Schedule and Speakers:

The program will consist of 4 speakers in a lecture setting. The speakers will be Physicians and Healthcare providers with specialized training and focus in sports medicine conditions and teen development.

7:30-8:00 am Registration and Breakfast (provided)

8:00-9:00 am Speaker 1

9:00-10:00 am Speaker 2

10:00-10:15 am Break

10:15-11:15 am Speaker 3

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30 am-12:30 pm Speaker 4

Program Registration

The program is free of charge. Please email Kelley Legge at to register for the program so we can get an accurate number of participants.

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