Wednesday, April 4, 2018
7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Hyatt Place


Hosted by: The Illinois Heart & Lung Foundation and the
Central Illinois Neuroscience Foundation

The unique care of the athlete comprises a wide-range of diagnostic and management concerns influenced by many factors. Most athletes are healthy and fit, but unlike injuries, medical conditions are not always readily apparent in assessing an athlete’s readiness to play. Continuing education, screening, prevention and communication amongst in the circle of providers and caregivers – including the patient athlete – are critical to ensure safe participation and on-going wellness.

With Moderator: William Neil, M.D.

Topics:
* Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes
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Concussion and Neuro Injuries: What’s the Big Deal?
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Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction in Athletes
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Perspectives: Panel Discussion – The Athlete as a Whole Person

There is No Fee for this CME Activity: Space is Limited, RSVP to [email protected]                                  4 CME Credit Hours Offered

Target Audience:
Physicians and Residents specializing in: Neurology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Sports Medicine, Hospital and Emergency Medicine, and other specialties involved in the care and health of the athlete.  This activity will also be of value to APNs, PAs, RNs, EMS, Athletic Trainers, Athletic Directors, Physical Therapists and other stakeholders in the care of athletes.

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