Sports Medicine Education Course 2016

UPDATE! Our event had a great turnout. Stay tuned for more info on our next clinic.

Kids playing football

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WHAT: We are hosting a course to help all members of the emergency care team prepare for youth sports injuries. Will cover concussions, heat illness, and spinal injury management, as well as sports equipment removal.

Includes live on-field, hands-on simulation of a youth sports emergency on the Wake Forest University football field.


WHO: Only 120 spots available for:

  • EMS agencies
  • Recreation and youth coaches and support personnel
  • Middle and high school coaches
  • Athletic trainers
  • Emergency department clinicians

WHEN:    Aug. 8, 2016, 6-10 pm

WHERE: Wake Forest University Bridger Field House
499 Deacon Blvd., Snead Club Room, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

WHY: Develop emergency action plan for sports injuries in youth athletes and how all member of the emergency care team should work together. Allow hands-on practice to better prepare for emergencies.

COST: Only $20, includes meal


  • 0.4 CEU from Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • 4.0 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC
  • 4.0 BOC CEUs for Athletic Trainers

* Event made possible by the North Carolina Office of EMS for Children Program, the Winston-Salem Foundation and the Matthew Gfeller Foundation.