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2019 Conference Theme

Theme: Young Warriors. Pediatric Sports Medicine

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Continuing Education Course for Sports Medicine Health Care providers including Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists, and Physical Therapy Aides.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize common orthopedic conditions in Pediatric Athletes
  • Summarize the implications of early sport specialization as it relates to performance and patterns of injury.
  • Discuss the mental recovery process for athletes after suffering a season ending injury.
  • Discuss the epidemiology of Medical Conditions in pediatric athletes
  • Appraise the legal considerations in sports medicine pertinent to youth athletes
  • Recommend and recognize the ideal preventative and reconditioning exercises for common orthopedic conditions.

Continuing Education Credits

7.75 BOC Category A Credits 0.8 NSCA CEUs in Category A (C1065-Y18B1)

Additional Objectives  Speaker Bios


Conference Emcee – James Elliott, MD

Time Title
7:00 AM – 8:00 AMRegistration
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM“Pediatric Pitfalls” - Ben Phipps, MD
  • Identify the risk factors associated with youth sports and injury rate
  • Explain the statistics associated with pediatric activities/sports and injury
  • Summarize the implications of early sport specialization as it relates to performance and patterns of injury.
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8:30 AM – 9:30 AM“Orthopedic Childhood Conditions” – Heather Hansen, MD
  • Explain the common orthopedic childhood conditions
  • Identify treatment methods for each orthopedic childhood conditions
  • Determine appropriate rehabilitation and reconditioning exercises for common orthopedic childhood conditions.
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9:30 AM – 9:45 AMBREAK
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM“Mental Recovery of Season Ending Injuries” –Danny Desin, MS
  • Discuss the definition sport psychology and how it fits into injury recovery.
  • Identify the psychological factors that are involved with season ending injury, including stages of grief.
  • Discuss specific mental strategies to use with injured athletes.
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10:30 AM – 11:15 PM“Legal Considerations in Sports Medicine ” – Russ Richardson, ATC
  • Appraise the legal considerations in sports medicine pertinent to youth athletes
  • Discuss case studies and the correct actions taken by the health care provider to be compliant.
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11:15 PM – 12:00 PM“Medical Conditions for Pediatric Athletes” – Kelsey Hoffman, MD
  • Provide an overview of medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes
  • Identify onset of each medical condition and warning signs to watch for by the healthcare provider.
  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan for participation in sport.
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12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch Provided by Yellowstone Kelly’s
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM“Panel Discussion: Pediatric Patient Q & A ” – Ben Phipps, MD, Heather Hansen, MD, Ronald Henckel, MD, Russ Richardson, ATC & Kelsey Hoffman, MD Moderated by Steven Klepps, MD
  • Discuss the morning sessions topics in a question and answer format.
  • Develop appropriate treatment and reconditioning plans for various medical and orthopedic conditions.
2:00 PM – 2:40 PM“Youth Throwing Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation” - Tommy Salazar, PT
  • Perform screening assessment of overhead athletes for the triad of mobility, strength, and conditioning.
  • Utilize screening assessment in development of prevention and reconditioning programs for overhead throwing athletes
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2:45 PM – 3:25 PM“Youth Return to Sport after Lower Extremity Injuries” – Lauren Hasquet, PT
  • Determine appropriate testing to return athletes to sport after lower extremity injury.
  • Implement tri-planar interventions for athletes in their return to sport after lower extremity injury.
  • Identify clinical pearls to educate athletes in their desires to return to sport after lower extremity injury.
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3:30 PM - 4:10 PM“Running Analysis” – Jaimee Turley, PT
  • Evaluate proper running mechanics
  • Demonstrate running analysis using Dartfish Express
  • Explain common running injuries and recommend appropriate treatments
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4:15 PM - 5:00 PM“Adolescent Spine in Sports” – Travis Laird, PT & Gwenna Peters, PT
  • Recognize posture changes in adolescent athletes.
  • Identify exercises for young athletes with scoliosis, kyphosis and posture changes.
  • Demonstrate the importance of activity to enhance core strength for young athletes with posture changes.
  • Provide recommendations for participation in sports for young athletes with posture changes.
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BOC Compliance Statements

BOC & CSCS Continuing Education Credits available. PT credits cannot be pre-approved. Certificates will be emailed by July 1st after completion of the post conference survey and verification of attendance.

AMP Policies

AMP Cancellation policy

A full refund is provided to all participants who cancel at least 5 days in advance. Written notice is to be provided to the conference coordinator.

AMP Grievance Policy

Any attendees who are dissatisfied with the programming should report the specifics of their dissatisfaction to the coordinator of the specific programming within 10 business days of the programming.

The coordinator of the programming has 10 business days to investigate the grievance & address the attendees concerns.

AMP Non Discrimination Statement

Athletic Medicine and Performance (AMP) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age. AMP is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

Ortho Montana is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.

AMP Conflict of Interest

Athletic Medicine and Performance (AMP) is a partnership of St. Vincent Healthcare, Ortho Montana, and Yellowstone Surgery Center. The staff members of AMP are employees of one of these partnering companies. Through AMP, payment is provided for healthcare services to the Athletic Trainers.

This conference is sponsored by AMP, Athletic Medicine & Performance.

How to Register



Pricing Per

$90.00/person register by May 1
$120.00/person on May 18

Breakfast/Lunch Provided

Registration Closed

For more information contact

Stacy Molt


Mansfield Health Education Center
St. Vincent Healthcare Campus
2900 12th Ave. North #30W, Billings, MT