Annual Sports Medicine Symposium: Upper Extremity Injuries in the Competitive Athlete

4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ | 4.5 CEU Credit for Athletic Trainers

Topics Covered

  • Sports Concussion
  • Rotator Cuff Injury in the Overhead Athlete
  • Intersection Syndrome
  • Shoulder Dislocation and Instability
  • AC Sprains
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Return to Play Upper Extremity Testing
  • Finger and Hand and Central Slip Injuries

Presenting Panel

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Jason Krystofiak, MD*
Mitchell Kim, MD*
Jack Kripsak, DO*
Matt Parisi, MD*

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/ Sports Medicine
Humaira Ashraf, MD*
Ziva Petrin, MD*

Orthopedic Medicine/Sports Medicine
Charles Gatt, MD
Louis Rizio, MD*
Christopher Spagnuola, MD

Rehabilitative Sports Medicine
Dustin Baldwin PT, DPT, CSCS
Marissa Bingler, PT, DPT

*RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group provider

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluation and identification of upper extremity injuries in the competitive athlete.
  • Knowledge of best practices as it relates to appropriate sideline assessment for the competitive athlete following an upper extremity injury.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic criteria as it relates to appropriate non-surgical and surgical intervention for upper extremity sports injuries.
  • Application of evidence based medicine and best practice in the competitive athlete for enhancing recovery and preventing re-injury.

Target Audience

Physicians, Residents, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, and other Healthcare Professionals

To attend the event, please visit Webex.


4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ | 4.5 CEU Credit for Athletic Trainers

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center designates this virtual educational activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s) apply to this program.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing educational activity.

Patient Safety Committee Work Product: Confidentiality Protection and Restrictions on Disclosure Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:2H-12.25b. & N.J.A.C. 8:43E-10.0


Provider ID P10032. The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.

Cancellation Policy: Participants will be notified within 48 hours in advance if cancellation of any program is necessary. Programs will only be cancelled for confirmed attendance of less than ten participants or if there is inclement weather that hinders participation. Notification of any cancellation will include a make-up date for participants to attend as an alternate option. Programs will not be cancelled more than once and any necessary make-up dates will be held.