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Medco Sports Medicine: Division of Continuing Education
 
CEU Articles & Quizzes For BOC Certified Athletic Trainers
Accredited by The Board of Certification, Inc.

The BOC Certified Athletic Trainers has authorized Medco Sports Medicine (Provider #P2504) to offer these quizzes online to BOC Certified Members. A score of 70% entitles you to CEU credit listed.

Follow the instructions below to complete each unit and its quiz. Medco will advise you of a passing score by forwarding a Certificate of Completion. There is no fee, and your participation is confidential.

Please Read BEFORE Continuing!

1. Each CEU unit consists of two parts: an article to read and a quiz.
2. Click on the title to read the article online.
3. Follow the link from the article to the quiz.
4. Print the quiz.
5. Answer all questions as directed.

6. Mail your completed quiz to:
MEDCO Sports Medicine
Attn: CEU QUIZ
500 Fillmore Ave.
Tonawanda, NY 14150



11. The Female Athlete Triad
1.0 hr. CEU   Posted May 8, 2006

List of Objectives
  1. The participant will be able to identify symptoms of each component of the female athlete triad.
2. The participant will be able to identify athletes who may be at risk for the female athlete triad.
3. The participant will be able to identify several methods of treatments for the female athlete triad.

10. Prevention and Legal Issues
in the Medical Coverage of Secondary Schools

1.0 hr. CEU   Posted March 10, 2004

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to list two governing bodies of secondary school athletic health care programs.
2. Participants will be able to list and describe two significant legal cases that are related to providing Certified Athletic Trainers in secondary schools.
3. Participants will be able to list seven steps for recommended pre-hospital care for lightning-strike victims.
4. Participants will be able to list two differences between the 1986-1988 and 1995-1997 NATA injury surveillance studies.
5. Participants will be able to explain three different ways that HIPAA is affecting the way the NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainers’ practice.
6. Participants will be able to explain the recommended cardiac screening items by the American Heart Association.
7. Participants will be able to list and explain the components of a lightning-safety policy.

9. Elbow And Shoulder Injuries
In Youth Baseball Players

1.0 hr. CEU   Posted November 12, 2002

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to list and describe two types of elbow injuries in youth baseball players.
2. Participants will be able to list three critical components of preventing elbow and shoulder injuries in youth baseball players.
3. Participants will be able to describe the phases of pitching and identify which phase is most closely related to elbow injuries in baseball.

8. Head Concussions:
Causes, Prevention, Management, and Recommendations

.5 hr. CEU   Posted July 3, 2002

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to list three ways to prevent head concussions.
2. Participants will be able to list and describe the three grades of concussions.
3. Participants will be able to list three separate ways to decrease head injuries.

7. Non-Cardiac Chest Pain in Athletes
.5 hr. CEU   Posted August 14, 2001

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to list three characteristics associated with exercise-induced asthma.
2. Participants will be able to list three sources of pulmonary sources of non-cardiac chest pain.
3. Participants will be able to identify three symptoms of hyperventilation
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6. At-Risk Health Behaviors of Collegiate Athletes
.5 hr. CEU   Posted April 20, 2001

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to list two negative effects and two high-risk health behaviors associated with smokeless tobacco use by collegiate athletes.
2. Participants will be able to identify and define two major classifications of drugs when discussing drugs and athletes.
3. Participants will be able to identify and list symptoms of the two most common types of eating disorders in collegiate athletes.
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5.  A Review of Cervical Spine Injury Mechanisms in Athletics
.5 hr. CEU   Posted Oct. 10, 2000

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to specifically identify mechanisms of injury resulting in neck injuries in athletic.
2. Participants will be able to understand the physics of the axial load and other injury mechanisms.
3. Participants will be able to better identify neck and injury mechanisms during on field assessment.
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4. The Athletic Training Room Guide to Ergogenic Aids in Athletics
1 hr. CEU   Posted July 17, 2000

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to gain an understanding of the effectiveness of Performance Enhancing Agents.
2. Participants will be able to understand dosing, adverse effects of potential drug interaction.
3. Participants will be able to outline specific advice for athletic trailners to pass on regarding specific ergogenic agents.
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3. Jet Lag: A Modern Athletic Problem
1 hr. CEU   Posted June 19, 2000

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to increase an understanding of symptoms and causes of jetlag.
2. Participants will be able to have a working knowledge of preventative measure of jetlag.
3. Participants will be able to understand the physiological cause and effect of trans-meridian travel.

2. Primary Headache Disorders
1 hr. CEU   Posted January 2000

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to identify the two different categories of primary headache disorders.
2. Participants will be able to differentiate between a migraine and a headache of a patient/athlete.
3. Participants will be able to list two forms of migraines and headaches that a patient/athlete may possibly have.

1. Bacterial Meningitis: A Collegiate Concern?
.5 hr. CEU   Posted January 2000

List of Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to identify predisposing factors and modes of transmission.
2. Participants will be able to recognize signs, symptoms and combinations thereof, specific to bacterial meningitis.
3. Participants will be able to identify populations in which the disease may occur and with whom vaccination may be warranted.


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