Andrews Research & Education Foundation
Sports Medicine: Things that Keep You Up at Night
Course Description: This course explains everything you need to know about cardiac conditions and screening, sickle cell trait, mononucleosis, diabetes, heat illness and stroke, infectious disease, pulmonary conditions, steroids and stimulants. Dr. Milligan demonstrates these conditions/diseases through real world sports medicine cases.
1. Describe the general medical conditions that commonly affect athletes
2. Explain the severe impact that heat illnesses and SCT can have on the athlete
3. Recognize the responsibility as a team physician to ensure the athlete’s safety by screening for these medical conditions
Disclosure: Neither the speaker or planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.
Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baptist Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of (1) hour in AMA PRA Category I creditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses & Occupational Therapists (Florida):
Baptist Hospital, CE Broker provider # 50-183 approves this program for 1 hours credit for nurses and occupational therapists.
Andrews Research & Education Foundation P10024 is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Michael Milligan, MD, CAQSM
Non-Surgical Sports Medicine
Michael Milligan, MD, CAQSM is an experienced physician providing care of sports related injuries and orthopaedic conditions. He is also an expert in concussions and other medically related sports conditions. He’s lived it as a college athlete making his way through school on a football scholarship and lives it now as a competitive endurance athlete. From a young age, sports and medicine intermingled. It was his high school football coach who pulled him aside and advised him to pursue a career in medicine.
Dr. Milligan serves as Medical Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine. Before joining Andrews Institute, Dr. Milligan served as the head physician for Northwestern University. Before that, he served as the first head team physician for the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). He received his medical degree from Brody School of Medicine of East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Milligan is fellowship trained in primary care sports medicine.
Dr. Milligan’s practice is not limited to athletes, however; his wealth of knowledge and experience informs the attentive care he provides to patients of all ages and backgrounds. He keeps his feet firmly in both worlds as a primary care sports medicine physician at Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and as an athlete actively competing in ultramarathon running events and long-distance cycling across the U.S.
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