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Course Registration


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The Wichita Midwest Sports Medicine Conference is designed primarily for family physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, orthopedists, coaches (high school and college), health professional students, resident physicians, and other allied professionals interested in the topic.



Following participation in this presentation, the learner will be prepared to:

  1. describe current recommendations for the management of tendinopathy including physical therapy, medical and surgical treatment
  2. appropriately utilize or refer for ultrasound-guided injections and procedures
  3. recognize appropriate indications for hip arthroscopy
  4. apply concussion protocols immediately following head trauma and determine appropriate medical management of concussion
  5. demonstrate recommended use of spine board
  6. discuss clinical cases and best practices in sports medicine

The physician registration fee is $150. Athletic trainers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses, and other allied health professionals are encouraged to attend and may register for $100. Coaches (high school and college) are $50, and resident physicians and health professional students are $25.

Registration fees include a course syllabus, refreshments, and lunch. Registrations received after Friday, July 14, will be charged a late fee of $25. No refunds will be made after July 14.

Room temperatures vary; a sweater or jacket is recommendation.

Early registration is recommended. Seating, materials, and refreshments may not be available for on-site registrants. Audience size is limited.

Kelsey Berlin Neitzel, DO
Sports Medicine Fellow - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Richard Bomgardner, EdD
Assistant Professor - Wichita State University - Wichita, KS
David Fitzhugh, PhD
Associate Professor - Fort Hays State University - Hays, KS
Kyle V Goerl, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Bernard Hearon, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Mayrena Hernandez, ATC, LAT
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer - Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
Emily Heronemus, DO
Sports Medicine Fellow - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Jennifer Koontz, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Andrew S T Porter, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Justin Rohrberg, PT
Physical Therapist - Rebound Physical Therapy - Wichita, KS
Erik Severud, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits 7:30AM - 7:55AM Auditorium
Welcome and Announcements - Kyle Goerl, MD; Course Director 7:55AM - 8:00AM Auditorium
"Tendinopathy: Current Concepts in Treatment"--Physical Therapy Perspective 8:00AM - 8:40AM Justin Rohrberg, PT
Auditorium
"Tendinopathy: Current Concepts in Treatment"--Primary Care Sports Medicine Perspective 8:40AM - 9:20AM Kyle V Goerl, MD
Auditorium
"Tendinopathy: Current Concepts in Treatment"--Orthopedic Surgery Perspective 9:20AM - 10:00AM Bernard Hearon, MD
Auditorium
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits 10:00AM - 10:15AM Auditorium
"Sports Ultrasound and Its Application in Sports Medicine: Injections to Procedures" 10:15AM - 11:15AM Andrew S T Porter, DO
Auditorium
"Hip Arthroscopy: Who Benefits?" 11:15AM - 12:15PM Erik Severud, MD
Auditorium
Lunch (provided) - Visit Exhibits 12:15PM - 1:00PM Auditorium
"Concussion"--Athletic Trainer's Perspective 1:00PM - 1:30PM Richard Bomgardner, EdD
Auditorium
"Concussion"--Medical Management of Concussion 1:30PM - 2:00PM Jennifer Koontz, MD
Auditorium
"Spine Boarding Recommendations: An Update" 2:00PM - 3:00PM David Fitzhugh, PhD
Auditorium
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits 3:00PM - 3:15PM Auditorium
#1--Case Presentation 3:15PM - 3:30PM Kelsey Berlin Neitzel, DO
Auditorium
#2--Case Presentation 3:30PM - 3:45PM Emily Heronemus, DO
Auditorium
#3--Case Presentation 3:45PM - 4:00PM Mayrena Hernandez, ATC, LAT
Auditorium
Wrap-Up - Kyle Goerl, MD; Course Director 4:00PM - 4:05PM Auditorium

AAFP:  This Live activity, Midwest Sports Medicine Conference (Wichita), with a beginning date of 07/21/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 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.

AMA / AAFP Equivalency:  AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM) toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed credit, not as Category 1.

AAFP-certified CME activities for AOA credit:  CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

Nonphysician Credit:  Nonphysician attendees will receive a certificate of attendance that may be submitted to their licensing board for credit.

This is supported, in part, by educational grants from the Knorr Family Healthy Lifestyle Lecture; the James W. Shaw, MD, Memorial Lecture; and Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation.

This activity is sponsored by:

KU School of Medicine-Wichita
Department of Family and Community Medicine

1010 N. Kansas
Wichita, Kansas 67214-3199. 

Office:  316-293-2607
Fax:  316-293-2696
Visit our website:  http://wichita.kumc.edu/fcm

Planning Committee:

  • John N. Dorsch, MD, Chair
  • Lori Bearley, MBA
  • Amy E. Curry, MD
  • Nancy Davis, PhD
  • Stephen J. Grindel, DO
  • Rick Kellerman, MD
  • Scott E. Moser, MD
  • Leah Peterson, MD
  • Shirley Reiboldt
  • Cassie Scripter, MD

Americans with Disabilities Act:

If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Family and Community Medicine at 316-293-2607 before Friday, July 7. Every effort will be made to accommodate requests after that date.

Emergency Telephone Number:

During the symposium, you can be contacted at 316-677-9500. Ask that your message be taken to the KU School of Medicine-Wichita symposium registration desk.

No Smoking Policy:

The National Center for Aviation Training is a no smoking venue beginning July 1.  Please refrain from smoking, chewing or vaping on campus premises (including campus parking lots).

General Information:  Room temperature vary; a sweater or jacket is recommended.




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