The goal of this program is to provide physical therapy practitioners with current knowledge of sports safety interventions for children. Following the completion of this manuscript, the reader will be able to do the following in relationship to children and sports participation:
- Identify potential risk factors for injury, and describe available preventative measures
- Understand the physical uniqueness of child athletes and the psychological implications of participation in sports
- Identify venue-specific emergency action plans
Gannett Healthcare Group is an approved sponsor by The New York State Education Department of Continuing Education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from October 21, 2009 to October 20, 2015.
This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #GED012010TPTA2012004 for 1/1/2010 to 1/31/2013 and #1601004 for 02/01/13 to 01/31/16 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
As of 4/5/10, Gannett Education is recognized by The Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
Gannett Education was approved as a provider of continuing education by The North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (provider no. 09-0215-001PR) from March 8, 2009 through March 8, 2010.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 08S0260; expiration date 4/14/09; approval no. 09S0868; expiration date 4/20/10; 10S1590 for 4/21/10 to 4/21/11; 11S0939 from 04/22/11 to 04/22/12; 12S0641 for 04/23/12 to 04/23/13; PTCE004243 for 01/26/13 to 12/31/14; 14S0341 for 04/25/14 to 04/25/15 ).
The Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CE80412101, expiration date 12/31/08; approval no. CP900141000, expiration date 12/31/09; approval no. CP100014034, expiration date 12/31/10; approval no. CP110016351 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11; CP120018200 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12; CE130019608 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CE140021508 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14).
The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 43089A, expiration date 4/14/09).
The Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 3539 for 12/06/10 to 12/05/11; 4193 for 12/06/11 to 12/05/12; 4815 for 12/06/12 to 12/05/13; 5262 for 12/06/13 to 12/05/14) for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement.
The New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 139-2008, expiration date 1/31/10; approval no. 297-2010 for 2/1/10 to 1/31/12; 127-2012 from 02/01/12 to 01/31/14; 235-2014 for 02/01/14 to 01/31/16). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by:
The Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 12/06/11 to 12/06/15.
The Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 01/30/12 to 07/31/13; 07/31/13 to 07/31/15.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 359-2275, expiration date 4/1/09; approval no. 359-2923 from 6/1/09 to 6/1/10; 437-3619 for 11/01/10 to 11/01/11; 437-4090 for 12/01/11 to 12/01/12; 437-4567 for 12/01/12 to 12/01/13). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.