Enhanced Skills Program: Sports and Exercise Medicine Goals and Objectives
Program Goals & Objectives
Program Director: Dr. Mark Leung
Performs sport medicine consultations on multiple musculoskeletal injuries.
- Perform a comprehensive history and physical examination.
- Generate a reasonable differential diagnosis.
- Identify appropriate investigations and referrals.
Takes a patient exercise/activity history and identify risk factors.
- Awareness of multiple sport and sport specific approach.
- Describe the benefits and risks of exercise in patient education.
- Describe the physiological response and adaptation to exercise.
- Interpret the need for and make a referral for a fitness test.
Manages urgent/emergent sport medicine scenarios.
- Demonstrates initial management skill of environmental emergencies.
- Diagnose and manage sport related concussions.
- Manage post-concussive syndromes.
- Provide detailed return-to-play counselling for injuries/illnesses.
- Awareness of environmental risk factors in sport and identify risk factors for sudden death in sport.
- Apply the principles and techniques of appropriate orthopaedic reductions of common joint dislocations.
Records an accurate medication history for sport-related review.
- Identify the categories of permitted and prohibited substances and provide appropriate patient counselling and education.
Identifies mental health impact of trauma, stress and disability related to MSK conditions.
- Perform a detailed pain assessment with appropriate patient sensitivity.
- Assessment and management issues related to the psychological influences on performance, transition and/or retirement.
- Recognize and respond to the psychological consequences of injury in return to play decisions affecting the elite athlete.
- Recognize and diagnose athletes at risk for eating disorders, anxiety and/or depression.
- Manage athletes with an eating disorder, anxiety +/or depression.
- Recognize psychiatric emergencies requiring immediate referral.
- Initiate treatment for psychiatric emergencies.