For medical professionals
Tenth Annual Sports-Related Conference on Concussion and Spine Injury
Friday, May 17, 2013
If you assess or care for athletes with concussion or spinal injuries, join us for this multidisciplinary conference and hear the best practices of the field’s foremost experts. Afternoon breakout sessions will explore concussion management in depth.
- concussion prevention and evaluation
- on-field management
- neurocognitive testing
- managing long-term headache and balance problems
- repeat concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy
- when to return an athlete to play
- considerations for female athletes
- cervical and lumbar spine injuries
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at the Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Updates in Pediatric Sleep Disorders is a 2 day course. The major objective of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the common pediatric sleep disorders. It is aimed towards pediatricians and other subspecialists treating children and young adults. It will also include a comprehensive review of basic sleep physiology and the circadian sleep-cycle. Specific areas of emphasis will include sleep apnea, nocturnal awakenings in childhood, difficulty with initiating and maintaining sleep and promoting good sleep hygiene in adolescents. It will review current standards of practice, and give cutting edge updates about recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric sleep disorders. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.