Expert knowledge about athlete’s knee injuries

Continuous education online via Winglet with 3 CME points

From Bauerfeind Life on 20.03.2024

When sports medicine rescues careers, it is usually the knee that is affected. A digital expert panel on Winglet is currently available for information about conservative and minimally invasive treatment options for knee injuries. The continuing education event The Athlete’s Knee supported by Bauerfeind is available on the online platform as a recording and can be used until December 14, 2024 to obtain 3 CME points. The sports medicine presentations in German are available with simultaneous interpretation into English.

This 90-minute continuing education event will be of interest to anyone treating patients who are physically active, and is aimed at

  • medical specialists from the fields of orthopedics, surgery, and sports medicine
  • specialists in physical and rehabilitative medicine
  • general practitioners and specialists in internal medicine (APIs) with an additional qualification in sports medicine

Interested parties can register free of charge on the Winglet platform if they are not already signed up and view the continuing education event through video-on-demand.

Physicians based in Germany have the option to complete the corresponding knowledge quiz for a fee of 29 euros and obtain 3 CME points. Physicians who are not situated in Germany can hand in their certificate to a local medical association or similar institution for the recognition of credits.

Top five traumas in presentations and case reports

Prof. Dr. med. Martin Engelhardt (Osnabrück Hospital) and Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Tischer (Malteser Waldkrankenhaus St. Marien hospital, Erlangen) will moderate this expert panel, which focuses on torn cruciate ligaments, meniscus lesions, cartilage injuries, tibial plateau fractures, and tendon ruptures. The recorded presentations can be selected individually.

In the first part, Prof. Engelhardt will explain treatment options in cases of anterior cruciate ligament ruptures. Prof. Dr. med. Roman Seil from Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg will talk about meniscus injuries, and PD Dr. med. Katja Tecklenburg from Sportclinic Imst in Austria will introduce two cases of tibial plateau fractures in skiers.

The second part will feature a presentation given by PD Dr. med. Sandro Kohl from the Swiss Trauma Zentrum Hirslanden dealing with the treatment of quadriceps tendon ruptures. Prof. Tischer will discuss methods for cartilage reconstruction based on recordings from surgery, and Dr. Alli Gokeler from Paderborn University will discuss two cases from everyday work in physiotherapy with the goal being return to sports. Medical products and physical therapy are part of these treatment options. The presentations will highlight how they can support medical treatment.

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