Common Pediatric Sports and Overuse Injuries
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Keywords: sports injury, athlete, orthopedics, overuse, fractures, spine, back sprains and strains
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Describe the most commonly seen sports injuries in the current U.S. pediatric athlete population.
- Verbalize understanding of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment (as well as longterm follow up) of common pediatric sports injuries.
- Describe the treatment for the most common overuse-conditions seen in pediatric athletes.
Raymond Kleposki, RN, PNP: Pediatric Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Plano, Texas
Mr. Kleposki has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.25 Contact hours