Special Topics UOA / ATSNJ Live Webinar

Date and Time:
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 07:15 AM
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:45 AM
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Program Description

This program will focus on four distinct topics that Athletic Trainers have indicated they would like to learn more about.

  • Reduction of Shoulder Dislocations will discuss the prompt management of glenohumeral dislocations and offer suggestions for minimizing patient discomfort that may be associated with shoulder dislocation.
  • The Evaluation and Management of Hip/Groin Injuries will clarify the complexity of this joint and discuss the common clinical findings in order to improve decision making.
  • The Evaluation and Management of Shoulder Injuries will discuss common findings associated with shoulder injuries in order to improve clinical decision making and treatment of common shoulder pathology.
  • Sport Specialization is a growing concern for athletes and Athletic Trainers and identification of single sport training adaptations may help to prevent more significant injury


7:20am – 7:30am Introductions and Announcements

7:30am – 8:00am Reduction of Shoulder Dislocations –
Kenneth G. Swan, Jr, MD | Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


8:00am – 8:30am Evaluation and Management of Hip & Groin Injuries –
Patrick S. Buckley, MD | Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


8:30am – 9:00am Evaluation and Management of Shoulder Injuries –
Charles J. Gatt, Jr, MD | Orthopaedic Surgeon, Associate Professor, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


9:00am – 9:30am Sports Specialization –
Eric D. Nussbaum, MEd, LAT, ATC | Athletic Trainer, Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


9:30am – 9:45am Final Remarks and Adjournment

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational program, attendees will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast findings of hip and groin injury in order to appropriately direct care.
  • Compare and contrast clinical findings of shoulder exam in order to make appropriate management decisions.
  • Describe different methods for effective shoulder relocation.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms associated with shoulder dislocation and fracture.
  • Examine an athletes training regiment to identify problematic methodology.
  • Recognize common adaptations associated with sports specialization


All individuals who affect the content of continuing education activities are required to disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the activity. The activity faculty is further required to disclose discussion of off-label/investigational uses in their presentations. These disclosures will be made to the audience at
the time of the activity.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC (UOA) and the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ). UOA and ATSNJ are jointly accredited by the Board of Certification to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers. This activity has been accredited for 2 EBP Units. Athletic Trainers should claim only those educational credits that they actually
were involved in.

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Method of Participation

In order to meet the learning objectives and receive continuing education credits, ALL participants must preregister for this course. On the day of the event, all pre-registrants must log onto the designated site (site included at time of registration), view the webinar and upon completion of the webinar, complete the online course evaluation form. All certificates will be emailed within 4 weeks of the completion of post course evaluation.



Please complete the registration form using the link above. There will be a minimal, non-refundable tuition fee of $20.00 which must be paid by credit card at the time of registration. Course registration includes continuing education credits and applicable course materials.