3rd Annual Practical Application of Hockey Medicine: Peewee to Pro
NYU Langone Health Department of Continuing Medical Education presents: 3rd Annual Practical Application of Hockey Medicine: Peewee to Pro
Friday, October 13th
NYU Langone Health
Dr. Laith Jazrawi presents a lecture on “Biologics: the Latest and the Greatest” and presents case studies in emergency situations on the ice.
More about the conference
This conference focuses on the practical applications of hockey medicine across all ages. It addresses the safety, health issues, injuries and treatment surrounding the sport of hockey with application to youth, collegiate, recreational and professional players. The program is geared towards educating on the safety, etiology and treatment of hockey related injuries. Case studies are used throughout the conference to demonstrate the clinical implications of what has been presented in each of the lectures.
The course covers a broad range of topics related to the sports medicine of hockey injuries including the female hockey player and what makes her unique. Epidemiology of injuries, facial and dental injuries, upper and lower extremity injury prevention and treatment, injuries of the cervical spine, the role of biologics, as well as hockey emergencies will be emphasized by specialists in the field. The course also addresses hot button issues such as concussion recognition and treatment, and rehabilitation after hockey injuries.
Our keynote speaker is the commissioner of the National Womens Hockey League. She addresses the topic of gender disparity in hockey.