Sports Medicine Symposium

Kinesiology student assessing student-athlete in Sports Medicine Symposium
SUNY Cortland Bert Mandelbaum Sports Medicine Symposium

General Program Information: A one-day conference for athletic training professionals and students about current topics in sports medicine. Professionals will receive up to 4 continuing education units at the completion of the symposium.

This year's program is available at no cost to all attendees. Students and professionals are asked to pre-register for part, or all of the program using the following link: Register for the Symposium online

Joint Reduction Techniques for Dislocation of the Shoulder, Fingers and Knee

Presenter: Christopher Jones '00, PA-C, AT-Ret

Location: Park Center Hall of Fame Room

Time: April 15, 2024 at 9am EST

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify techniques used for the reduction of common dislocations at the shoulder, fingers, and knee. 
  2. Examine indications and contraindications of different techniques. 
  3. Discuss appropriate application of reduction techniques.

Nutrient Depletions in Athletes and their Relation to Performance

Presenter: Gina Harris '13, MS, ATC

Time: April 15, 2024 at 10am EST

Location: Park Center Hall of Fame Room

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify pharmaceutical/drug-related nutrient depletions.
  2. Recognize chronic conditions and autoimmune-related depletions.
  3. Examine supplementation protocols to counteract depletions and improve performance.

Diagnosis and Management of Hip Injuries in Athletes - the Labrum.

Presenter: John Dalton '08, PA-C, ATC

Time: April 15, 2024 at 11:30am EST

Location: Park Center Hall of Fame Room

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize normal and abnormal hip joint anatomy.
  2. Select and interpret special tests and pertinent finding for hip injuries, the labrum.
  3. Contrast surgical and non-surgical treatment indications for hip injuries, the labrum.

OSHA and Emergency Action Planning Considerations for the Industrial Athletic Trainer.

Presenter: Jay Hubbard, MS, LAT, ATC, PES

Time: April 15, 2024 at 12:30pm EST

Location: Park Center Hall of Fame Room

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the skills authorized within the standard of OSHA First Aid.
  2. Discuss the variety of care that can be provided within the Industrial Athletic Training setting.
  3. Analyze scenarios in which the Emergency Action Plan was initiated within the Industrial Athletic Training setting.
  4. Examine an existing Emergency Action Plan and how it can be implemented within the Industrial Athletic Training setting.
  5. Outline OSHA Documentation Guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How do I get my CEU certificate?
A: After completing the required feedback forms, you will receive your certificate via email.  .

Q: Can I tell other people about the symposium?
A: Yes, anyone can attend. Please share with coworkers, students, or anyone else who may be interested in these particular topics. Please instruct them to follow the same registration steps above.

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SUNY Cortland is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1 hour of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in CE activity.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

SUNY Cortland Approved Provider Cancellation & Refund Policy: In the event SUNY Cortland must cancel a continuing education program, participants will be notified in a timely manner. In the event that a participant must cancel, the approved provider contact ( must be notified in writing at least 48 hours in advance of the program. At that time, the provider will issue a full refund to the participant to be received within 30 days. If written notice is not received within 48 hours of the program, no refunds will be given and the participant will forfeit any fees toward the program.