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Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient

Digital Continuing Medical Education Course

In 2015 the Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient continuing medical education(CME) course will be offered as a digital series. This online learning series will contain information for the physician and allied healthcare professionals who work with or have an interest in caring for the dancer-patient.  The series will provide healthcare 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. This digital platform is dedicated to the new generation of learners in the international dance medicine community.

Course Modules and Release Dates:



Registration Information

Online Registration - Coming Soon!

Registration will be available through the NYU Post-Graduate Medical School’s CME course website at: Each module must be registered for separately.

Course Fees

$38/per contact hour
*Price will vary based on contact hour per module

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: P2540-1

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

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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