The Pre-participation Physical and Sports Concussion Management
Recorded On: 10/15/2019
Join Dr. Carlo Guadagno DC, CCSP, ICCSP, FICC for an in-depth look at how chiropractic can play a role in pre-participation physical exams and concussion management. The primary objective of this course is to familiarize registrants to with the basic aspects of conducting a pre-participation sports physical and develop a working knowledge, application, and investigation of this concentration within chiropractic medicine. This course will also cover the management of sports concussion within the chiropractic office setting; ethical and medico-legal issues, sports nutrition, and a focus on a series of evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments that are common within sports medicine.
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:
- Evaluate and diagnose common injuries seen in sports and other activities.
- Identify patient-centered management strategies to treat and manage common sports injuries.
- Prepare clinicians to perform an appropriate pre-participation physical.
- Apply a practical understanding of professional, ethical, and medico-legal activities encountered in a sports medicine practice.
Carlo Guadagno DC, CCSP, ICCSP, FICC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
National University of the Health Sciences
Dr. Guadagno is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences at National University of the Health Sciences. He maintains a private practice at Pinellas Park Whole Health Center. While practicing in Miami, he was a member of the Sports Medicine Team at FIU (Florida International University) which included traveling with the Golden Panthers Football team and providing sideline care. In Florida he serves as the American Chiropractic Association Delegate for the State. He is also past President for the Council on Sports Injuries, Rehabilitation and Physical Fitness of the Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA). In 2016 he was named Sports Chiropractor of the year for the ACA Sports Injuries Council. He has complete five United States Olympic Training Center Medical Staff Rotations. He was one of only three American DC’s who served the athletes at the Olympic Village Polyclinic in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
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