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University of Iowa Sports Medicine Sideline Management Course

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2023 from 8am-12pm

Provided by: University of Iowa Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

LocationThis is a virtual live/synchronous event. The final hour of instruction and hands-on instruction will be held at the UI Sports Medicine Center, 2701 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City, Iowa. Free parking will be available in the patient lot immediately adjacent to the building.

Intended Audience: physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other health care specialists providing sideline care to athletes

Purpose: The virtual program is designed to present health care professionals with current knowledge about diagnosis and management of a variety of injuries and emergencies commonly incurred during the fall sport of high school football.

Format: First 2.5 hours will be virtual didactic/educational sessions via Zoom.  Last hour will be on-site at Sports Medicine/IOSMR for hands on training for football equipment removal, spine boarding, and AED/cardiac arrest scenarios.  The hands on training will be coordinated with Simulation in Motion - Iowa (SIM) this year, which creates an exciting collaborative opportunity that should further enhance the hands on training for our faculty, residents, fellows, and athletic trainers providing sideline coverage.

Registration Fee: This event is free. Please register for credit purposes.