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The Pre-Participation Sports Examination for General and Special Need Populations

Course description

This course provides an overview of the requirements to conduct a pre-participation physical for young athletes, specifically those participating in Special Olympics.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This Enduring Material activity, Pre-Participation Sports Examination , has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 02/09/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.                

Target audience: 

Family Physicians in New Jersey

Learning objectives: 
Detect conditions that may limit participation
Detect conditions that may lead to injury
Meet legal and insurance requirements
Assess athlete’s general health
Counsel athlete on health-related issues
Assess growth & development
Assess fitness level & performance
Credits & accreditation
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 Attendance
Faculty & disclosure
Dr. Jeff Zlotnick (author) has no relevant financial conflicts of interest related to this activity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/09/2017
Course expires: 
02/08/2018
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