presented by Danny Smith
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Danny Smith, PT, DHSc, OCS, SCS, ATC
Danny D. Smith, PT, DHSc, OCS, SCS, ATC graduated from the University of Tennessee Memphis with a BS Degree in Physical Therapy in 1972. He completed his Master’s Degree at East Tennessee State University in 1979 and his Doctor of Health Sciences at the University of St. Augustine in 1999, making him one of the…Read full bio
In this chapter, Danny Smith provides an introduction to the importance of emergency management for acute musculoskeletal injures. The participant will be able to identify signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal injuries, and provide appropriate management, including when to call EMS, the importance of immobilization and how to correctly splint an injury.
2. Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries
Management of fractures requires the identification of a fracture, as well as the ability to identify appropriate splinting techniques. In this chapter, Danny Smith will cover different types of splints and when to apply them as well as how and when to tape the lower extremity.
3. Musculoskeletal Dislocations
Dislocations are a common injury among athletes. This chapter covers the common mechanism of injury for dislocations, signs and symptoms, and how an athlete can self-locate their shoulder. This chapter will also teach the appropriate application of slings for the upper quarter.