Advanced Team Physician Course

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Advanced Team Physician Course - 2019

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  • Dates: December 12-14, 2019

  • Location: Four Seasons
    Las Vegas, Nevada

Course Overview

This course is a collaborative effort between ACSM, AMSSM and AOSSM and provides up-to-date information on the evaluation and treatment of medical illnesses and musculoskeletal injuries occurring in competitive and recreational athletes. 

While the emphasis will be on athletes participating in team sports, many topics will be applicable to competitors in individual sports. The course format utilizes lectures, case presentations, debates on controversial topics, panel discussions, question and answer sessions, and information discussions with the faculty. Presenters are encouraged to rely on evidence-based medicine where available. 

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Perform screening for cardiac abnormalities
  • Describe the current concepts for treatment of ACL injuries
  • Apply diagnostic principles to common elbow pathology
  • Correlate physical exam of hip and ground pain with advanced imaging
  • Explain treatment for cartilage and meniscus injuries in athletes
  • Describe sports medicine in relationship to dance
  • Perform concussion management on the sideline
  • Describe operative vs. non-operative management of various orthopaedic pathologie

Who Should Attend:

This conference is for any team physician, certified athletic trainer, physical therapist or coach concerned with the management or prevention of injuries to the team athlete.

Housing Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas (attached to the Mandalay Bay Hotel) at a rate of $159 plus tax and a $39 daily resort fee. The resort fee includes premium high-speed internet access for multiple devices in guest rooms as well as the pool and lobby, free local calls, and in-room coffee and tea maker. Reservations may be made by calling 877.632.5000. Specify that you are attending the AOSSM Meeting. You can also book directly online at The reservation deadline is November 12, 2019. Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to arrival. Rooms are guaranteed until this date pending availability. Attendees are encouraged to book early.