Join Drs. Fotios Tjoumakaris, Matthew Pepe, David Pedowicz, John Salvo, and Philadelphia Eagles VP of Sports Medicine, Tom Hunkele, as they present on Extremity Trauma: Field Management of Sports Injuries.
- Analyze your current on-field injury management approach and identify key pillars to ensure it is effective.
- Identify current epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and initial treatment strategies when dealing with extremity injuries on the field as they relate to the shoulder, hip, and ankle.
- Recognize the importance of proper communication amongst your sports medicine team and how to optimize each other’s roles to ensure proper on-field management.
- Discuss the on-field and return-to-play guidelines for athletic hip, shoulder, and ankle injuries.
- Injury and illness prevention and wellness promotion
- Examination, assessment, and diagnosis
- Immediate and emergency care
- Therapeutic intervention
Target Audience: AT, PT, OT, MD/DO, PhD/PsyD, RN
CE Credits for Athletic Trainers Only: 1.5 Category A CEUs; all others receive a certificate of attendance.
Delivery Method: Virtual Asynchronous
Difficulty Level: Mastery
ebpCENTRAL (BOC AP#10138) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for 1.5 Category A CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours spent in the educational program.
Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD
Dr. Tjoumakaris is board certified in orthopaedic surgery with a subspecialty certification in sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters in premier orthopaedic journals and lectures regionally, nationally, and internationally on his orthopaedic research. Dr. Tjoumakaris is the Associate Director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program as well as the Associate Director of Sports Medicine Research and serves as an instructor at numerous arthroscopy courses. Dr. Tjoumakaris specializes in sports medicine and shoulder surgery with special expertise in shoulder, knee, and hip arthroscopy and reconstructive procedures. Read full bio, here.
Matthew Pepe, MD
Dr. Matthew Pepe is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, particularly, shoulder, knee, and elbow reconstruction. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to complete his fellowship in both Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Pepe is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is on staff at Virtua Voorhees and Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. Dr. Pepe is one of the Team Orthopaedic Surgeons for the Philadelphia Eagles, as well as Stockton College. He is active in clinical research and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Read full bio, here.
David Pedowicz, MD
Dr. Pedowitz is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of conditions and disorders of the foot and ankle. He serves as a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is the chief of the division of Foot & Ankle Surgery here at Rothman Orthopaedics, which is one of the largest foot and ankle programs in the nation. Dr. Pedowitz has authored numerous peer reviewed scientific papers and book chapters and has lectured throughout the world, presenting his research nationally and internationally. Read full bio, here.
John Salvo, MD
Dr. Salvo is double board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He specializes in sports injuries, knee ligament (ACL & PCL) reconstructions, meniscus tears, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, and hip arthroscopy. As Director of the Hip Arthroscopy program at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Salvo is one of the region’s leaders in hip arthroscopy & hip preservation, particularly in athletes. He is a team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles as well as the Philadelphia Flyers, and a consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He is an active member of several subspecialty societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy. Read full bio, here.
Tom Hunkele, MPT, ATC, SCS, Philadelphia Eagles VP of Sports Medicine
Tom Hunkele, who enters his 22nd NFL season and eighth overall with the Philadelphia Eagles, was promoted to vice president of sports medicine/head athletic trainer during the 2021 offseason. He rejoined the team as director of sports medicine/head athletic trainer in 2020 after spending 14 seasons (2006-19) with the Minnesota Vikings as coordinator of rehabilitation/assistant athletic trainer. During his time with the Vikings, Hunkele was recognized as the 2019 Tim Davey Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year for the NFC and was also a part of a Minnesota athletic training staff that was honored by its peers as the 2017 Athletic Training Staff of the Year.
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