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Primary Care Sports Medicine

September 16, 2021 - All Virtual

Course Description

The 2021 Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference is designed to update knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of common sports medicine problems. Topics will include discussions of medical and orthopedic issues in lectures. There will be ample opportunity for participants to ask questions and interact with faculty, who hail from the University of Vermont Health Network and local community. The teaching program includes lectures and extensive course materials.

2021 Topics Include:

  • Acute Head and Neck Injury
  • Care for the Transgender Athlete
  • Common Fractures seen in Skiing or Wilderness Medicine
  • Hyponatremia
  • And more!


The primary care team, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and other health professionals including physical therapists and athletic trainers, with an interest in sports medicine are encouraged to attend.


After attending this conference, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe different treatments for sideline coverages: neck injury, fracture management, hyponatremia.
  2. Recognize what medical care is necessary when treating a transgender athlete.
  3. Review exam findings and surgical management options for acl tears and athletic hips.


Jointly Accredited Provider TMIn support of improving patient care, the Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 Nursing Contact Hours.

The AAFP has reviewed 2021 Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference and deemed it acceptable for up to 6.75 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 09/16/2021 to 09/16/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

The University of Vermont’s Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science is an approved sponsor of continuing education for physical therapy.  The University of Vermont designates this activity for 6.75 continuing education credits for physical therapists.

This conference meets Emergency Medical Service (EMS) continuing education topic recommendations.

Total number of Pharmacotherapeutic credits available: .50 credits.



Fee Summary

 Early RegistrationRegular Registration
Discount or Fee:No Discount or Fee$50 Fee + Registration
Valid through:6/1/2021 - 8/15/20218/15/2021 - 9/16/2021
Physician (MD, DO, ND):$ 250$ 300
NP, PA, RN, PT, AT:$ 195$ 245
Other Health Professionals:$ 125$ 175

Save $50 when you attend both Primary Care Sports Medicine and Wilderness Medicine (Held in person September 17):

Physician (MD, DO, ND):$525


 Other Health Professionals:$250

Enrollment is limited; please register by August 15, 2021. An additional $50 fee will be added after that date. 

Refunds may be obtained, less an administrative fee of $50, if notice of cancellation is received in writing by August 15, 2021. No refunds are possible after that date. Please contact the CDE office if you wish to cancel: or 802-656-8407.

Conference Syllabus

The conference syllabus will be available as an electronic download with presentations as PDF files (included with your registration fee). My Credits. You will receive a notification via email a few days prior to the conference with instructions for accessing the presentations and agenda with Zoom links. Please note: printed syllabus, paper copies of evaluations and paper CMIE certificates will not be provided.

Course Director

Kim Sikule and her dog 2

Kimberly A. Sikule, MD, CAQSM
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Family Medicine Physician
Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
UVM Medical Center

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