Children's Orthopaedic Trauma Summit: Youth Sports Fracture and Injury Treatment

Thursday, October 26th is an evening session. Check in begins at 5:00 pm. Conference begins at 6:00 pm.
Friday, October 27th is a full day conference. Check in begins at 7:00 am. Conference begins at 8:00 am.


Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017


Minnesota History Center, St. Paul

This dynamic and interactive conference will provide you with an evidence-based update on the effective care and treatment of children with sports related orthopaedic trauma through talks, panel discussions, and workshops presented by nationally recognized experts.


This dynamic and interactive sports related trauma symposium will feature the gamut of clinical challenges, inclusive of orthopaedic management of common fractures, sports knee and shoulder injuries, hard parental conversations, controversies in concussions, and provocative social challenges to the American sports culture. This conference is designed for physicians providing sideline coverage, to surgeons who face technical operative challenges, to the role of Athletic Trainer Program Models in local high schools, and to the coaches’ perspective on return to sport. View Agenda

Key Topics

  • Youth concussion in contact sports
  • Most common upper and lower extremity fractures
  • ACL reconstructions and the physis
  • Shoulder injuries in the adolescent athlete
  • Return to play decision making


This course is ideal for pediatric, orthopaedic, and trauma surgeons as well as emergency room physicians, pediatricians, primary care, physical therapists, athletic trainers and advanced practice providers who work with children.

Educational objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Apply current scientific evidence on Youth Concussions to counsel parents and kids about risks of participation in contact sports
  • Describe how to make a concussion assessment at the rink and during the follow-up period
  • Describe the diagnostic workup, interpretation and treatment considerations, in the management of common children’s fractures around the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, inclusive of return to sport decision making
  • Recognize the decision making process on ACL reconstruction in the youth population, as well as the operative indications and timing for surgery and technical variance from adult ACL surgery
  • Diagnose and manage the most common shoulder injuries in the competitive adolescent, from sideline injury to sport reintegration


Peter Cole, MD
Chair, Orthopaedic Department, Regions Hospital
Professor, University of Minnesota

Patrick Horrigan, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Regions Hospital

Presented by:

Regions Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Provided by

University of Minnesota Medical School Office of Continuing Professional Development

HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research



Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.

Credit Designation Statements 

American Medical Association (AMA) 

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Athletic Trainers

BOCUniversity of Minnesota - CME (BOC AP# P651) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8.25 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Physical Therapists

This course qualifies for 8.25 Category 1 credits under Minnesota rule MN Rule 5601.2400, Subpart 1, A.

Other Healthcare Professionals 

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit.  The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Kickoff rate: On or before May 11, 2017

Physician: $300
Other Healthcare Professionals: $200
Medical Industry Professional: $350
Resident / Fellow / Student: Fee Waived

Early rate: May 12, 2017 - September 25, 2017

Physician: $350
Other Healthcare Professionals: $250
Medical Industry Professional: $400
Resident / Fellow / Student: Fee Waived

Regular rate: On or After September 26, 2017 

Physician: $400
Other Healthcare Professionals: $300
Medical Industry Professional: $450
Resident / Fellow / Student: Fee Waived

Group Discount

At least 3 registrations from the same group must be submitted to receive a $20 discount per person. Register each person separately online and enter group discount code 3GRP16 into the discount box during checkout. Or email the completed group registration form to NO refunds will be issued if a person from a group has to cancel or does not show up at the conference. Normal refund policy applies for complete group cancellations.


Special needs such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on site.


Photo Release

CPD may take photos/video of participants at CPD events and these may appear in CPD's promotional materials. Your attendance constitutes your permission and consent for photography and video subsequent usage.


Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
345 West Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102

Directions & Parking

View the directions and parking information provided by the Minnesota History Center, St. Paul


We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • DePuy Synthes
  • Donjoy
  • OrthoPediatrics
  • Regions Hospital
  • RTI Surgical
  • Stryker
  • Zimmer Biomet Davis

(List current as of 10/09/17)