OFFICE OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

40th Annual Symposium on Sports Medicine


  • Course Description
  • Registration
  • Location
  • Parking
  • Acknowlegdements
  • EXPLORE San Antonio

40th Annual Symposium on Sports Medicine

January 17 - 19, 2013

Marriot Plaza San Antonio

San Antonio, TX


Faculty/Agenda

Sports Medicine 2013 Brochure
Preliminary Agenda
Faculty List


Program (Course) Description

This course provides a forum for Sports Medicine Specialists to discuss problems and concepts related to preventing, treating and rehabilitating injured athletes. The format includes lectures, panels and discussions. In addition, there will be special workshops on cutting edge topics along with an anatomy dissection. Participants are encouraged to bring problem cases for discussion by the faculty during the question and answer period.

 

Who Should Attend?
This course is oriented towards physicians, physical therapists, nurses, athletic trainers and coaches.


Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:
  • Develop a concept of one's position on a Sports Medicine Team.
  • Diagnose commonly occurring injuries and advise athletes regarding their treatment.
  • Initiate logical primary treatment following injuries to athletes.
  • Develop logical approaches to the prevention of injury by conditioning and utilization of proper protective equipment.


Online Registration is Now Closed!

Onsite Registration will be held on Thursday at
5:30 pm and during the Symposium.



Program Registration Information

Registration Fee*

(On or Before 12/17/12) (After 12/17/12)
• Physicians $290 Physicians $315
• Other $160 Other $180
• CPR Recertification $55 CPR Recertification $60

*If you must cancel, the registration fee will be refunded less a $50 handling charge if notice is received by December 17, 2012.


The registration fee includes access to all sessions and workshops; continental breakfast, breaks and lunch; and access to downloadable handouts from the UT Health Science Center CME Website. Hard copy handouts will NOT be available.

Registration Form


Continuing Medical Education

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.


PT and PTA
This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners as fulfilling 14.25 units of continuing education requirements for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.


ATC
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (P469) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc


LAT
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine (500795) is approved and registered by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) as a continuing education provider. Athletic Trainers can receive a maximum of 14.25 continuing education credits as described by the Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers of the Texas Department of State Health.



Contact
Continuing Medical Education Office
Email: cme@uthscsa.edu
Phone: 1 (866) 601-4448 or (210)567-4491

  

 

Conference Location:

Marriott Plaza San Antonio
555. S. Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Hotel Phone: (210)229-1000
Hotel Fax: (210)229-1418

Hotel Accommodations (SOLD OUT)

Marriott Plaza San Antonio
555. S. Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Hotel Phone: (210)229-1000
Hotel Fax: (210)229-1418

The below are surrounding hotels within a 4-block radius. The special Symposium rate of $106/single occupancy does not apply. Each hotel has different room rates, taxes, incidental fees, and subject to availability.

The Fairmount Hotel
401 South Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224-8800
hotel-rn.com‎

Hyatt Place San Antonio/Riverwalk
601 South Saint Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 227-6854
hyatt.com

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Downtown
100 W. Cesar Chavez Blvd
San Antonio, Texas 78204
(210) 212-5400
lq.com‎

Courtyard San Antonio Downtown/Market Square
600 South Santa Rosa Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 229-9449
marriott.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio Downtown/Market Square
620 South Santa Rosa Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 299-1000
marriott.com‎

Holiday Inn
318 West Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 225-3211
holidayinn.com‎

Residence Inn San Antonio Downtown/Market Square
628 South Santa Rosa Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 231-6000
marriott.com


 

Parking

Please be sure to factor-in time to find parking. Due to the nature of downtown, parking is limited, including handicapped spaces. Guests are responsible for finding an authorized parking space.


To better help you plan your conference experience please reference the diagram for parking availability. Parking fees and availability vary from lot/garage to lot/garage. Form of payment also varies; lots/garages accept 1) monetary bills, 2) coins and/or, 3) credit cards. In order to avoid a delay in finding/obtaining a parking space, I would suggest coming prepared with all forms of payment. Parking fees are either hourly or daily and may range from $5 to $15.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education and/or the Marriott Plaza San Antonio does not assume responsibility for any vehicle or contents left inside the vehicle that is parked in any of the available parking lots and/or garages. Further, The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education and/or the Marriott Plaza San Antonio does not assume responsibility for any damages to vehicles that are parked, abandoned, immobilized by booting, or towed.


 

We wish to express a special thanks to the following
companies for their support:

TopMD Skin Care
Cornish Medical
Hightech Rehab Solutions
Neuro Resource Group

 




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