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Second Annual Thomas J. Ellis Sports Medicine Symposium
Friday, February 26, 2016
8:00 am5:00 pm
Stanton-Gerber Hall, Small Auditorium
Building 178, VA Campus, Mountain Home, TN 37684
|About this Conference:||In 2014, the Quillen College of Medicine began hosting a new conference entitled the Thomas J. Ellis Sports Medicine Symposium. The goal of this annual conference is to improve the health and well-being of athletes in the Southern Appalachian region of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and Western North Carolina. The current focus is prevention and treatment of traumatic brain injury and other common head injuries in young athletes.|
|Keynote Speaker(s):||Mike Smith, Former Head Coach, Atlanta Falcons|
|Agenda:||Click here to view the agenda.|
|Target Audience:||Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Medical Students, Nursing Students, Coaches, School Administrators, and Teachers|
|Overall Conference Objectives:||
As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:
|Address:|| Stanton Gerber Hall Small Auditorium, Quillen College of Medicine, 1276 Gilbreath
Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604
-click here to view a map of the campus
|Registration:||Registration is closed. Walk-in registration will be welcome. Payment by check or credit card only.|
|Activity Director:||Brian Johnston, PhD, ATC; Director of Athletic Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN|
|ACCME Accreditation:The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.|
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Up to 7.5 continuing nursing education contact hours will be offered for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This educational event may contain nursing pharmacology credits that may be used to fulfill your pharmacology nursing CE requirement.
The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings. If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, pleaseclick here.Questions? Contact ETSUCNE@etsu.edu.
East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 7.5 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Physical Therapy Credit: East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). This course has been approved for 7.5 hours for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.