PRINCIPLES OF DANCE MEDICINE

Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient

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AVAILABLE NOW:

            
David S. Weiss, MD                           Alison Deleget, MS, ATC                   Megan Richardson, MS, Lac, ATC

            
Beth Glace, MS                                 Joey Fernandez, MD                          Lauren Kreha, ATC

            
Emily Sandow, PT, DPT                    William Hamilton, MD                         Erika Kalkan, PT, DPT


Emily Sandow, PT, DPT​

COMING NEXT:

  • Epidemiology of Injuries in Dance:  Biopsychosocial Considerations. Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS
  • Diagnostic Imaging in Dance Medicine. David S. Weiss, MD
  • Special Focus on Prevention:  Screening for Dance Injury Risk. Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS
  • Stress Fractures in Dancers: Evaluation and Treatment. David S. Weiss, MD
  • Special Focus on Knee:
    • Epidemiology of Knee Injuries in Dance- The Five Most Common Injuries and Why. Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS
    • ACL Injuries in Dance. Donald J. Rose, MD
    • Pathogenesis of Anterior Knee Pain Among Dancers. Faye Dilgen, PT, DPT​
  • Anterior Hip Pain in Dancers: Epidemiology, Etiology, Treatment, and Outcome. Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS
  • Special Focus on Foot and Ankle: The Posterior Ankle. William G Hamilton, MD
  • Special Focus on Foot and Ankle: Matching the Shoe to the Dancer. Tom Novella, DPM
  • A Potpourri of Things Often Missed. William G. Hamilton, MD
  • Special Focus on Biomechanics:
    • Environmental Risk Factors in Dance- The Effect of Shoe Heel Height and Floor Incline on the Biomechanics of Landing from a Single-leg Jump in Elite Female Dancers. Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS
    • Dancer Versus Athlete Landing Style- Effect on the Biomechanics of the Trunk and Lower Extremity. Karl Orishimo, MS
    • Dancer Versus Athlete Landing Style- Before and After Fatigue. Ian Kremenic, MEng

Course Description

The Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient continuing medical education (CME) certificate course is now available as an online learning series. This series will provide healthcare and dance professionals with evidence-based research about the numerous intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors associated with dance injuries.  It will discuss the diagnosis, work-up, and treatment (both non-operative and operative) for injuries commonly seen in dancers.  Further, it will disclose the best-known means of reducing injury occurrence and severity, and teach the skills necessary for dance medicine professionals to improve health outcomes among their dancer-patients.  Latest research findings on injury rates in dance, screenings, ergonomics, biomechanics, injury prevention, and rehabilitation will be covered.

Registration Information

Registration is available at DanceMedU. An account must be created to complete online registration. 

Course Fees

Price per module will vary per contact hour.

Target Audience:

Allied Healthcare Professionals: Certified Athletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Podiatrists, and Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dance Community: Dance Educators, Dance Scientists, Dancers, and Somatic Practitioners.

Accreditation Statement:

The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for AMA Category 1 CreditTM

NYU Hospitals Center is a New York State Educational Department approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. NYU Hospitals Center designates .1 continuing education units per Physical Therapy education contact hours.

NYU Hospitals Center is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer Continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider: P2540

If you have further questions in regards to the Principles of Dance Medicine CME course please contact Leigh Heflin at the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at 212.598.6054 or email harkness@nyumc.org.

Past Continuing Education Courses: Healthcare Professionals

Principles of Dance Medicine:  Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient
July 12-15, 2012

The Dancer as Artist and Athlete
Presented by the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries and Performing Arts Medicine Association
March 19, 2011

Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient
July 15-18, 2010

Dance Medicine and Science: What's New and What's Relevant to You?
The Greater New York Regional Chapter
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
October 17, 2009

Musculoskeletal Examination and Interventions of the Dancer using Regional Interdependence as a Framework
July 31, 2009

Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient 
July 24-27, 2008

Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient
4-Part Series
January 25-28, 2007 and July 26-29, 2007

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