The Injured Athlete: A workshop for paramedics (EMR,PCP,ACP)

Event at Univeristy of Alberta Lister Conference Centre

Time Price
Fri, 8:30am - 4pm

This exciting 1 day workshop blends lecture from some of Alberta's top sports medicine physicians from the UofA's Glen Sather Clinic, with hands on practice of assessing and taping injured joints in the athlete who is returning to activity. This 1 day workshop will afford paramedics the opportunity to collaborate and learn from those who have expertise in sports medicine so the paramedic can assess and treat joint injuries in athletes returning to activity with greater confidence.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is intended for all paramedics (EMR, PCP, ACP). Not only do paramedics treat injured athletes as part of our routine workday, but also during event standby's such as rodeo's, hockey games, ice racing and much more!

Credit Allotment
All day attendance qualifies for 30 continuing competency credits with the Alberta College of Paramedics.

Workshop Details
Lecture - Focussed on a specific body area and joint, The presenter will identify commonly seen injuries, appropriate assessment of those injuries and potential long-term effects of the injury. We will also investigate ECG changes seen in the athlete and discuss the significance of the fainting athlete.

Lab - Focussed on a specific body area and joint, The lab leader will have paramedics practice assessment and stabilization of the affected area. This is intended to be hands on for the paramedic student and will include proper application of tension bandaging and/or k-tape.

Hot lunch will be catered onsite and is included in the ticket cost.

Course Material
All course material including K-Tape will be supplied to you at the workshop.

Bonus Lecture: Concussions by Associate professor, and Edmonton Oilers team physician Dr. Dhiren Naidu!!
Dr.Naidu is a sports medicine physician, psychiatrist, associate professor and concussion researcher in his many roles in the sports medicine profession. Currently a team physician with the Edmonton Oilers, Edmonton Eskimos and with the University of Alberta Golden Bears Football team Dr.Naidu brings firsthand experience with the most up to date academic knowledge to paramedic's attending this workshop.

Alberta Paramedic Association members $60 + admin fees using the discount code
Non-Members $90 + admin fees
Tickets include all workshop material, hot lunch and are non refundable. Tickets are transferrable with approval by the Alberta Paramedic Association (email

Limited seats available!! Do not wait!!

*Association members check your email for your discount code

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