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Workshops & Conferences

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2022 IIRM & World Athletics
Endurance Medicine Conference
April 16 - 18, 2022 | Boston, MA

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April 16:  Folkman Auditorium, Boston Children’s Hospital Enders Building, 300 Longwood Avenue

April 17:  The Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Avenue, 5th Floor/Boston Marathon Finish Line Medical Tent

April 18:  3-Hour Observation of Boston Marathon Medical Operations 
 

On April 16, the conference will feature didactic lectures on:
 

  • Heat stroke cases

  • Medical research findings from the Boston Marathon and races in the Netherlands

  • Lessons learned from managing medical care at races during the pandemic, and more!.
     

For an additional fee, you can join World Athletics on April 17 for guided medical planning working sessions, simulated scenarios, case studies, and practical learning workshops on:
 

  • Exertional heat stroke and heat-related illnesses

  • Exercise-associated collapse and cardiac arrest

  • Exertional hyponatremia & more.


Sunday registrants are invited to rotate through the BAA Race Operations Center, Finish Line Medical Tent, and Medical Tent B on Marathon Monday. 

There is limited availability for the Sunday/Monday program.

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PURPOSE:

The IIRM has partnered with World Athletics to provide endurance medicine conferences–live and virtual–with goals to

  • increase knowledge of basic sports medicine principals including the clinical aspects of sports injury and physical activity.

  • improve the medical knowledge and clinical skills of individuals volunteering in medical tents at endurance events.

  • facilitate interdisciplinary communication to enhance delivery of care at athletic endurance events.

 

Our recent activities also provide guidance to individuals seeking information on how to safely return to and manage events during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

AUDIENCE:

Our educational activities are intended for:

  • Physicians

  • PAs

  • Chiropractors

  • Nurses

  • Physical therapists

  • PTAs

  • EMTs

  • Athletic trainers

  • Other allied health professionals who have an interest in learning how to facilitate appropriate care for endurance athletes.

 

Our recent activities are also intended for race directors and others associated with races who are seeking information on how to manage events and facilitate medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

QUESTIONS? Contact IIRM Continuing Education Activity Coordinator Barbara Baldwin, MPH

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