Sports Medicine Emergency Care Education – “Core4® Fundamentals” by Sports Medicine Concepts

Saturday, May 20, 2023 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Guthrie Patterson Auditorium

1 Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA 18840

Supported by: Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary

Conference Description
This event will focus on four essential emergency action planning concepts, including: provision of high-quality basic life-support prior to the arrival of EMS, integration with EMS, interdisciplinary critical task choreography, and safe patient handling and equipment management.

Intended Audience
This conference is designated to provide an interdisciplinary collaboration between athletic trainers, emergency medical services, sideline (or on site) physicians, trauma and emergency department physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who would like to improve their knowledge and competence in sports medicine injuries.

Elements of Competence
The CME activity has been designed to improve learner competence and focus on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice.

Educational Methods

  • Live lectures with Q&A
  • Practical skills sessions with full scale simulation experiences

Conference Goals

  • To inform the audience about sports medicine injuries
  • To foster relationships between medical professionals
  • To empower the audience to be champions for patient-centered care

Conference Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Develop an advanced cognitive understanding of clinical criteria used to determine appropriateness of various safe handling maneuvers.
  • Demonstrate competency in completion of patient safe handling maneuvers, including repositioning, transfer, and immobilization of potentially critically injured athletes.
  • Explain advanced cognitive concepts relating to clinical criteria for choosing appropriate equipment removal strategies.
  • Demonstrate competency in performance of various equipment removal strategies.
  • Express a cognitive understanding of interdisciplinary team dynamics that result in effective delivery of critical care.
  • Demonstrate competency in delivery of critical care as a member of an interdisciplinary medical team.

Amanda Shaw, MS, ATC
Mandy Sheflin, ATC, CSCS
Benjamin Gabriel, MS, ATC
Dave Leven, EMT

About Sports Medicine Concepts
Since 1995, Sports Medicine Concepts has been a provider of elite sports emergency care training. Sports Medicine Concepts (SMC) simulation-based training and emergency preparedness support is the backbone of sports emergency care training and preparation for many medical providers throughout the country, including the county's most demanding pro-medical teams. SMC is based in Avon, N.Y. at its one-of-a-kind 11,000-square-foot Elite Sports Emergency Care Training Center.

Minimum and maximum numbers for attendance at this event have been established and we reserve the right to substitute speakers/topics or cancel if necessary. By attending this event, you grant The Guthrie Clinic Office of CME the right to record, film, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media and to distribute, broadcast, use, or otherwise disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from or any payment to you.

The Guthrie Clinic CME Vison
To Enable Health Professionals to Provide and Achieve the Best Preventive and Comprehensive Care… Whole Community, All the Time.

Accreditation Statement
“The Guthrie Clinic is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

Sports Medicine Concepts, Inc., is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC AP# P1126) to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.

This course offers a total of eight (8) continuing education units. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Designation Statement
“The Guthrie Clinic designates this live activity for a maximum of (8.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure
The Guthrie Clinic adheres to the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.

“Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by The Guthrie Clinic are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).” The presenting faculty/planning committee for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Have a question? Please contact:
Trish Stern, Director, System CME

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Conference Agenda

  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. – Registration
  • 9:00-9:10 a.m. – Welcome/Introductions
  • 9:10-9:20 a.m. – Reposition to Cervical Neutral Demo
  • 9:30-9:40 a.m. – PONAA Demonstration
  • 9:40-10:00 a.m. – Practice initial CABiN check, Repositioning of Non-ELA, and Completion of the PONNA
  • 10:00-10:10 a.m. – Demonstrate Vital Signs Trending
  • 10:10-10:20 a.m. – Discuss EMS Handoff
  • 10:20-10:30 a.m. – Practice Vital Signs Trending with Handoff
  • 10:30-10:40 a.m. – Break
  • 10:40-11:00 a.m. – Demonstrate Approaches and Timing of Equipment Removal
  • 11:00-11:30 a.m. – Practice Combined Tool Approach and Equipment Removal Techniques
  • 11:30-12:20 p.m. – Demonstrate ELA Repositioning, Transfer and Package for Transport Techniques
  • 12:20-12:30 p.m. – Break
  • 12:30-12:40 p.m. – Simulation Introduction
  • 12:40-12:50 p.m. – Group 1 Simulation
  • 12:50-1:00 p.m. – Group 2 Simulation
  • 1:00-1:10 p.m. – Peer Debrief
  • 1:10-1:20 p.m. – Group Debrief
  • 1:20-2:00 p.m. – Lunch
  • 2:00-2:30 p.m. – Airway Management
  • 2:30-2:40 p.m. – Simulation Introduction
  • 2:40-2:50 p.m. – Group 2 Simulation Commotio Cordis
  • 2:50-3:00 p.m. – Group 1 Simulation Witnessed Collapse
  • 3:00-3:10 p.m. – Peer Debrief
  • 3:10-3:30 p.m. – Group Debrief
  • 3:30-3:40 p.m. – Break
  • 3:40-3:50 p.m. – Conducting a Pre-Event Medical Meeting
  • 3:50-4:00 p.m. – Simulation Introduction
  • 4:00-4:10 p.m. – Group 1 Simulation Iso Head Trauma
  • 4:10-4:20 p.m. – Group 2 Simulation Iso Head Trauma
  • 4:20-4:30 p.m. – Peer Debrief
  • 4:30-4:50 p.m. – Group Debrief
  • 4:50-5:00 p.m. – Closing