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The following are active course(s) that Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation is offering for Continuing Education.

From Rehab to Performance: Linear Speed & Change of Direction

Date: April 29th, 2023

Location: Athlete Training & Health - Katy
                 23910 Katy Freeway, Katy, Tx 77494

Open to: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers, and Strength & Conditioning Coaches

Overview: Speakers:  Blaine Schmidt, Clayton Berrang, MS, Mark Pryer, MS, Courtney Bohne, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, FAAOMPT

Course Description:   
This course is designed to facilitate the integration of linear speed & change of direction concepts into clinical practice in a lab-intensive format.  Participants can expect an active day focused on the art & science of exercise progressions & regressions to facilitate linear speed, including acceleration and maximum velocity, & deceleration and change of direction.  The majority of the learning will be hands-on and lab-based.  Please come in workout gear, well-fueled, and ready to move.
Participants will be asked to sprint & change direction and choose to participate at their own risk.

Learning Objectives:  
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the rationale of  Strength & Conditioning principles & concepts relevant to clinical practice 
2. Apply the principles of the art and science behind scaling of exercise prescription
3. Demonstrate exercise progressions, regressions to facilitate linear speed & change of direction
4. Troubleshoot commonly observed biomechanical inefficiencies & compensations


Emergency Response and Management of Acute Injury and Illness in Sport

Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation/Rockets Sports Medicine Institute 
offers both an Initial Certification Course and Re-Certification course twice a year (Spring Feb/March and in August).

Late Summer Course will be held Early August

Date: August 5th, 2023

Location: University of Houston. Houston, Texas

Open to: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers

Registration to open Early May.

For information on upcoming dates please email:  

Course Description: This training will include educational modules designed to prepare therapists for treating on and off the field sports injuries, including acute stabilization of athletes until they can receive more specific medical care and/or evaluate them to return to play. This training prepares the attendee for primary and secondary assessments in acute trauma situations of individuals and/or groups of individuals. Upon successful completion, participants will have been trained and tested in the EMR systems, management of bleeding and wound management, head and spine injuries, fracture and dislocation management, airway emergencies and oxygen administration, blood borne pathogens, appropriate use of an Epinephrine auto-injector & Asthma Inhalers.

Assessment of Learning Objectives: Initial Certification Participants:  A comprehensive test online information in preparation for the in-person training and testing, with an 80% or greater score on the exam, will be required. In-person portion of the course:  Learning and skill achievement will be recorded by instructors on a learning skill check sheet and assessed during lab portions and emergency scenarios via Q&A and proper handling of various emergency scenes.  

Full Initial Certification Course Content

Requirements and Hour Totals

  • Online Content Including Module Tests = 13.3 Hours. All online content, including the test, with a passing score of 80% must be completed prior to the in-person course date.
  • In-person Content = 7.83 Hours

Recertification Course Requirements and Hours Total

  • In-person Content = 7.83 Hours (Pre-requisite is prior EMR Certification). Recertification course participants have access to review all online content prior to the in-person course and must complete an online test, with a passing score of at least 80% prior to the in-person course date.
For Physical and Occupational Therapists