May 12, 2021
The 2021 Megan Brooks Vonada Research Symposium will be held on May 12, 2021, in the Health Professions Building on the Winchester Medical Center campus.
Shenandoah University Division of Athletic Training (BOC AP #2583) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.
Review the medicolegal aspects of athletic training practice as they pertain to state practice acts.
Discuss the medicolegal considerations for athletic trainers when performing suturing and IV skills.
Describe the indications, contraindications, and rationale for performing wound closure and commonly used knot tying and suturing techniques.
Identify and describe common complications associated with wound closure and suturing.
Identify the materials and tools necessary for performing wound closure and suturing and their proper use.
Identify the Indications and contraindications for intravenous insertion catheters.
Identify the material necessary to insert an IV catheter.
Identify proper aftercare and patient education for an IV catheter insertion site.
Identify common complications associated with IV catheter placement.
Calculate drip factor when provided amount of fluid infusion, drip factor and time parameter.
Asynchronous Home Study: “Expanding Your Scope of Practice“
Randy Cohen, ATC, DPT, University of Arizona
(0.5 Category A CEU)
RANDY COHEN: Randy is the Associate Athletics Director for Medical Services at the University of Arizona. He has been at U. of Arizona since 2001. Cohen has a degree in athletic training from Purdue University, a degree in physical therapy from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a doctorate of physical therapy from Simmons College. He was an athletic trainer at Purdue University (8 years) and Notre Dame (1 year) before coming to Arizona. Cohen oversees sports medicine services for Arizona’s student-athletes.
RICHARD GILBERT: Richie is an Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education with the Physician Assistant Program at Shenandoah University. He received a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Shenandoah University, and a Bachelors of Science with a Major in Athletic Training and Minor in Biology from Salisbury University. His field of expertise includes orthopedic trauma, joint reconstruction, and general orthopedics. Richie is a frequent guest lecturer and lab instructor with SU’s Athletic Training Program.
JENNIFER MILLER: Jennifer is an Assistant Professor with the Physician Assistant Program at Shenandoah University. She received a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Shenandoah University, and her field of expertise is family medicine.
To obtain a certificate of completion, ATs are expected to:
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