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2017 Sports Medicine Symposium:

The Team Approach 

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Garden City, NY

This course will discuss how the use of the Team approach will better serve your athletes. We will also discuss how the different members of the sports medicine team can contribute to the rehabilitation continuum. We will highlight the contribution of members such as Nutritionist, physical therapists, DO, Team physicians, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) and how they can all work together to enhance the rehabilitation process. 


Who should attend? Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and other healthcare professionals.


Athletic Trainers: Professional Seminars is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for  Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 3.5 Category A hours/CEUs.

New York Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants: Professional Seminars is recognized as an approved provider of Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant continuing education by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy. Full attendance at this Seminar qualifies for 4.2 contact hours in NY.


7:30 am - 8:00 am                  Registration


8:00 am - 8:10 am                  Welcome & Introduction


8:10 am - 8:40 am                  Case Study and Intro to the Team Approach

Carrie Burke, ATC


8:40 am - 9:10 am                  Managing insurance concerns related to care

Michele Aliani, PT, ATC, OCS, CSCS


9:10 am - 9:40 am                  Psychological issues associated with sports injuries

Aimee M. Brunelle, ATC


9:40 am - 10:00 am                BREAK


10:30 am – 11:00 am            Keynote:  Utilizing the Team Approach – A multidisciplinary effort.

Dr. Hallie Zwibel, DO


11:00 am – 11:30 am          Nutrition essentials for proper recovery and performance enhancement

James-Tyler Dodge, MS, CSCS, CISSN


11:30 am – 12:00 pm          Bridging the Gap between Rehabilitation and Athletic Performance

Robert Panariello, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS


12:00 pm – 12:30 pm            Q&A - Discussion Panel: Case Study

All Speakers


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm               Spine-boarding Review

Robert V. Di Monda, MS, ATC, EMT-B


1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                LUNCH


2:30 pm – 5:00 pm                Optional Session:  CPR Re-Certification ($50 additional fee)

Carrie Burke, ATC





Any opinions, findings, recommendations, or conclusions expressed by the speaker(s) do not necessarily reflect the views of Professional Seminars. Professional Seminars reserves the right to substitute a qualified instructor due to unforeseen circumstances. Registrants will not receive a certificate until payment has been received and the course has been successfully completed. Certificates of completion are distributed electronically upon successful completion of course survey. If a payment is refunded for insufficient funds, a processing fee wil be charged as allowed by law.


^ Presentation Topics as well as presenters are subject to change without notice.


Cancellations received at least five (5) business days before the event are refundable, less a $50.00 administrative charge per registrant. There will be no refund for cancellations received later. Please note: If you register and do not attend, you are still responsible for full payment. The expense of continuing education, when taken to maintain and improve professional skills, may be tax deductible. Please contact your accountant for complete details.


Email:  Phone: (516) 321-2450  Fax: (516) 321-2450


Professional Athletic Performance Center (PAPC)

645 Stewart Avenue (Behind McDonald's)

Garden City, NY 11530


Map and Directions


$249  $129 Standard Single Registation

$229  $109 Early Bird Registration (By July 11, 2017)


Registration Includes: Course handouts and Continental Breakfast.

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