Initially taught individually at the prestigious Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida and exclusive to HomeCEUConnection.com, “The Pediatric Knee Patient” is a comprehensive discussion of pediatric knee injuries and arthritis, offering treatment recommendations and surgical options. The course is instructed by renowned Dr. Elise Gordon, MD, Associate Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Andrews Research and Education Institute and Dr. Lydia White, MD, fellowship-trained physician specializing in Sports Medicine.
More than 25 million children in the US participate in scholastic sports, with another 20 million participating in community-based sports and activities. Each year, an estimated 2.5 million sports-related injuries occur in adolescents with sports and recreational activities being the primary causes of knee injuries in people under 25. In addition, approximately 294,000 children under the age of 18 are affected by pediatric arthritis and rheumatologic conditions, making juvenile arthritis one of the most common childhood diseases in the United States.
This series is a must watch for healthcare professionals seeking to elevate their understanding of the anatomy and biomechanics of the knee, common pediatric knee injuries and surgical options for pediatric patients suffering from knee arthritis.
This Seminar-on-Demand is 1 hour, 42 minutes in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and Sports Injuries
This presentation provides a better understanding of the basic anatomy of the knee, specifically the pediatric ACL. Healthcare professionals will evaluate and diagnose the pediatric injured knee, learn current treatment recommendations for the ACL, and current rehabilitation recommendations.
Total runtime: 45 minutes
Surgical Options for the Young Patient with Knee Arthritis
This presentation reviews the surgical anatomy and biomechanics of young patient with knee arthritis and what to look for in the examination process, as well as surgical options that will minimize the negative long-term effects on young patients.
Total runtime: 57 minutes
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Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, CSCS/NSCA-CPT, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Advanced||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on pediatric knee injuries and arthritis, offering treatment recommendations and surgical options.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to
- Recognize the basic science of knee cartilage, injury, and repair.
- Identify operative treatment techniques and outcomes focusing on Microfracture, OATs/Mosiacplasty, Osteochondral Allografts, and ACI.
- Identify evaluation and diagnosis methods in the pediatric injured knee.
- Recognize current treatment and rehabilitation recommendations for the pediatric ACL.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 1
Please see "Approvals" tab for actual awarded contact hours for state and licensure
Target Audience: Athletic Trainers, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
Instructional Level: Advanced
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
The course materials for this Seminar-On-Demand are available instantly in our online format.
- Financial - This course is created in conjunction with The Andrews Institute. The Andrews Institute receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
- Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
- No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.