This course will review the purpose and procedure of pre-participation screenings in the high school, collegiate, and private sector. Particular focus will be on cardiac screening and sudden cardiac death. Injury prevention screenings and sports performance evaluation will be discussed in detail as well. The course is an ideal fit for anyone working with athletes of any shape or size, young or old. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.
Course created on November 16, 2016
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to identify at least three signs of the stigmata associated with sudden cardiac death.
- The participant will be able to describe a well-founded opinion on whether or not pre-participation ECG's should be required.
- The participant will be able to be able to coordinate and execute a mass pre-participation screening.
- The participant will be able to list at least three components of a musculoskeletal screen for the pre-participation screening.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three various injury-prevention screens used in the pre-participation screening.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three various sport-performance tests used in the pre-participation screening.
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, history and purpose of PPE's|
|15-30 Minutes||Cardiac abnormalities in the athlete|
|30-45 Minutes||Cardiac screening and current controversy|
|45-60 Minutes||Musculoskeletal screening for the high school & collegiate athlete|
|60-75 Minutes||Injury prevention screening|
|75-115 Minutes||Sports performance evaluation|
|115-120 Minutes||Q & A, summary|
Casey Unverzagt, PT, DPT, DSc, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Casey Unverzagt is the director of the Slippery Rock office of Wise Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. He received his B.S. from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. He completed his Doctorate of Science in Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapy from Andrews University in Michigan. Dr. Unverzagt completed a post-graduate sports residency in White Salmon, Washington, after which he became a board certified sports physical therapy specialist. Dr. Unverzagt is also board certified in orthopaedics, and is a certified manual physical therapist (CMPT) through NAIOMT. He currently teaches for Slippery Rock University, Scorebuilders, Evidence in Motion, and is the author of the popular EIM SCS Prep Course. He is also completing his fellowship in orthopaedic and manual therapy through Evidence in Motion. He lives in Grove City with his wife, Emily, and three boys: Josiah, Bereket, and Tamagn. With any free time, you'll find him running, cycling, or hiking.
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