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Prevention and Awareness for Knee and Hamstring Injuries

Course #: 03-996

Price: $54.00

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CE Credit Hours: 6.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

Injury management for hamstring strain and anterior cruciate ligament injuries is challenging in the current landscape of clinical uncertainty and limited scientific knowledge.  The goal of this CEU course is to provide a comprehensive, evidence-informed summary to support the clinician on the effectiveness of injury prevention protocols to modify biomechanics and neuromuscular anterior cruciate and/or hamstring injuries. Special consideration for rehabilitation will be explored for the child and adolescent with ACL injury.  Discussion of the differences between women and men related ACL injuries will also be explored.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Conclude how long postoperative rehabilitation should last for before return to full participation in preferred physical activities.

2.  Explain the main goal with respect to skeletal age assessment.

3.  Express the primary focus of ACL rehabilitation in children.

4.  Identify which test has the larger measurement errors in the prepubescent population and should, therefore, be used with caution.

5.  List four recommended functional tests and return to sport criteria for the child and adolescent with ACL injury who choose ACL reconstruction.

6.  Name three of the most important considerations when making treatment decisions.

CEU Course Syllabus

  International Olympic Committee Consensus
  1.70 Contact Hours  
  Risk Factors for ACL and Hamstring Non-Contact Injuries
  1.70 Contact Hours
  Effectiveness of Various ACL and Knee Injury Prevention Programs  
  1.72 Contact Hours
  Information Sources for ACL Injury
  0.88 Contact Hours


Total = 6 Contact Hours
Instructional level:  Intermediate

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Course Date: 2019-06-03

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