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Assessment & Management of Athletic Injuries

Reno-Tahoe is “America’s Adventure Place” and for that reason both residents and visitors experience sports injuries all year round. Dr. James Pappas, M.D. will discuss the assessment and management of commonly encountered athletic injuries along with proper safety equipment removal or management and pain management for athletic injuries in the prehospital setting. Dr. Pappas is an Orthopedic Surgeon and certified in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Pappas served as a team physician to the University of Nevada for the past 12 years with 8 of those years as the head Team Physician.
Course Faculty: Dr. James Pappas
Course Dates: October 12, 2009 , 15:00—17:00, October 15, 2009, 17:00—19:00, October 16, 2009, 10:00—12:00
Course Cost: $20, Free to REMSA / Care Flight Employees (employees must call to register)
Audience: Course is open to EMT’s, Paramedics, RN’s, Other Medical Professionals
Registration: 775.858.5700 Ext 4168 or www.remsaeducation.com
Continuing Education Units Information: Approved for 2.0 Hours
CA EMS #94-0104 / BRN CE Provider #NV030198-1

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