OSSINING, N.Y. -- The effects of sports-related injury and illness will be the lesson of the day on Friday, Jan. 15, at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center’s Sports Medicine and Trauma Conference.
Phelps physicians, including neurologists, orthopedists and cardiologists, will present the latest information on identifying and managing sports-related injuries and medical conditions at the free day-long event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at GE’s John F. Welch Leadership Development Center at Crotonville, 1 Shady Lane Farm Road, Ossining.
Topics will include collapse and sudden death of athletes, sports injury in the upper and lower extremities, diagnosis and management of cartilage injuries in the knee, the heart of the female athlete and spinal trauma.
The conference, sponsored by Phelps’ Department of Emergency Life Support Services and hosted by GE, will be of particular interest to EMTs, paramedics, athletic and personal trainers, coaches and school health professionals. Physicians and parents of athletes are also invited to attend.
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Admission is free-of charge, but pre-registration is required by contacting AnnMarie Savino at 914-366-3577 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. When registering, please include registrants’ contact information.
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