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

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
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/09/2017
Course expires: 
02/08/2018
Rating: 
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Dr. Jeff Zlotnick (author) has no relevant financial conflicts of interest related to this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/09/2017
Course expires: 
02/08/2018
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