University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

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Primary Care Sports Medicine

The 2013 Primary Care Sports Medicine conference was a huge success. Join us for our next meeting in 2015!

Course Description

This course is designed to update knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of common sports medicine problems. Primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and health professionals with an interest in sports medicine are encouraged to attend. Topics will include discussions of both medical and orthopedic issues, and several hands-on workshops will be conducted featuring joint-specific examinations. There will be ample opportunity for participants to ask questions and interact with faculty.

Course Objectives

1. Discuss issues unique to the primary care of athletes.
2. Develop skills in assessing and treating the injured and/or ill athlete.
3. Describe risk factors for ACL injury.
4. Discuss treatment of concussions.


The University of Vermont College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This live activity, Primary Care Sports Medicine, with a beginning date of 09/25/2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Vermont, Continuing Medical Education is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for BOC Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 14.25 hours of Category A continuing education. BOC Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity. BOC Approved Provider Number: P705

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 Nursing Contact Hours.*

*The University of Vermont Continuing Medical Education (VSNA Provider #: 10-10- 009PR, 02/1/14) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Vermont State Nurses Association, Inc. Committee on Education, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


The course fee includes tuition, comprehensive course syllabus, continental breakfasts, lunch on Thursday and breaks. Register by September 1 and pay tuition of $495. (Reduced tuition for non-MD registrants.) Please register early! Refunds may be obtained, minus an administrative fee of $75, if notice of cancellation is received by September 2. Refunds are not possible after that date.

Leisure Time

Burlington is ideally situated on the shores of Lake Champlain, the sixth largest freshwater lake in the U.S. It offers panoramic views of the Adirondack and Green Mountains, great shopping and excellent restaurants. The Burlington Community Boathouse has bicycles for rent; a bike path spans several miles of the lake’s shore. The Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center is nearby. Within an hour’s drive are Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, tours of the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory and the world's largest granite quarry.


The Burlington International Airport is served by several major airlines. Auto rentals are available at the airport, but should be reserved in advance. Hotel van service is available upon request.

Burlington is an easy 3½ hour drive from Boston, just 1½ hours from Montreal, and 7 hours from New York City. The Sheraton/Burlington exit is 14W off Interstate 89..


A block of rooms has been reserved at the University of Vermont Conference Center at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington, Vermont. The Sheraton is an AAA 3 Diamond hotel with an indoor pool, fully equipped health spa and excellent continental cuisine. Please make your room reservations directly with the Sheraton by calling (800) 325-3535 or (802) 865-6600 prior to August 22. Indicate your participation in this University of Vermont conference to receive a special conference rate of $109.00. You are advised to reserve early, as space is limited during this season. Room rates cannot be guaranteed after August 22, 2013.

Flash Drive or Printed Syllabus

Please indicate on the registration panel if you wish to receive a flash drive with PDF versions of the presentations, or if you wish to receive a syllabus book with printed handouts. If you choose flash drive, please bring your laptop. Extra books will not be available at the conference. You may choose to receive both a flash drive and a printed syllabus, however a $15.00 fee will apply.


$495 Physician
$375 NP, PA, PT, AT
$325 Residents (proof of residency required)
Add $25 after September 1
Refund Policy

Refunds: Refunds, minus an administrative fee of $75, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received, in writing, by September 2, 2013. No refunds are possible after that date.

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