The 20th Annual Practical Approach to Sports Medicine symposium is an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the expanding discipline of Sports Medicine. The subjects selected are balanced between Orthopaedic and Primary Care Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Symposium Objective Our objective is to present a concise but detailed discussion of the more controversial aspects of Sports Medicine, and not just an overview. The information provided will be of practical application for primary care physicians, team physicians, athletic trainers and physical therapists to enhance care of athletes of all ages.
Accreditation Akron General Medical Center is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Akron General Medical Center designates this symposium for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.Akron General Sports Medicine is recognized by the NATA Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers.
Akron General Sports Medicine is recognized by the BOCATC to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers. BOCATC has approved 12 CEUs for Friday & Saturday
The OPTA Board has approved 12.25 hours and the Ohio AT Board has approved 12 hours for Friday & Saturday.
NSCA has approved 1.2 CEU for 12 contact hours.
Fees Fees include lectures, refreshments and Friday lunch. Registration before November 22, 2013: $225 Physicians; $195 ATs and PTs; $70 Students
Registration after November 22, 2013: $250 Physicians; $220 ATs and PTs; $70 Students
Deadline for mail-in registration is Monday, December 2 and online is Wednesday, December 4. There will be a 25% fee for cancellation after November 22, and no refunds after December 2.
Accommodations Accommodations are available at the following hotel in the Montrose area of west Akron near the Akron General Health & Wellness Center – West. Identify yourself as an Akron General conference attendee.
Stay Place Suites 120 Montrose West Avenue Akron, OH 44321
Reservations: 330-666-4811 and mention Akron General Group Code: AGM and the "20th Annual Practical Approach to Sports Medicine Group." $70 Studio Suites, $80 Studio Doubles
Location The Akron General Health & Wellness Center — West, 4125 Medina Road, Akron Ohio 44333 For directions, call 330-344-2900, or see our map & directions on this web site.