Sports Medicine Pearls When Performing a PPE

Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Incorporate into practice the Preparticipation Evaluation (PPE) tool developed by AAFP. 
2. Capitalize on opportunity presented by preparticipation visits to assess adolescent athletes for common comorbidities, such as eating disorders, depression, and substance/supplement abuse.
3. Understand when history or exam findings on preparticipation evaluation warrant additional testing prior to clearance, as well as when an athlete should not be cleared to participate.
4. Improve assessment of common orthopedic issues in pediatric patients through case-based discussion.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019

Carrie A. Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine, NorthShore University Health System; Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019
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