SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Jefferson's Department of Medicine is dedicated to the highest standards of excellence in patient care, research and education. The Department consists of physicians specially trained in primary care as well as subspecialties.
The Student Athlete: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Sudden cardiac death of young athletes is a very important and escalating issue affecting today's youth. Join Jefferson to review the latest information and protocols for effective screening of student athletes. Then, listen in and question Brian Hainline, MD, the NCAA's Chief Medical Officer, as he discusses NCAA's progress in reducing the incidence of sudden cardiac death and maximizing the overall safety of athletes. This cutting edge review will inform your practice, and help you contribute to the dual goals of improved safety and reduced sudden cardiac death.
Topics will include:
Sports and Sudden Cardiac Death: Which Athletes Are at Risk?
This activity is supported, in part, by the Dinon Foundation, Simon's Fund, and Jefferson.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).
**Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements. If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.