Events and Meetings

Essentials of Performing Arts Medicine Certificate Course (ACSM)

In conjunction with ACSM May 28, 2019 (Tuesday) Orlando, Florida PAMA is offering a certificate of completion in performing arts medicine for physicians MD/DO and allied healthcare professionals (PT, OT, RN and AT). To receive the certificate, healthcare professionals need to complete an online lectures series of 12, 30 minute course content lectures prior to the ACSM conference. There will be a 6 hour hands on teaching course at ACSM on Tuesday May 28, 2019 followed by a 1 hour test of understanding. Participants need to pass the test in order to receive the certificate of completion (online lectures are included on the test). This course showcases the music and dance communities through a behavioral and social science perspective while highlighting specific opportunities and techniques for engagement, education, prevention, and treatment in response to various arts-specific health concerns. Collectively, participants will hear introductory and research-based lectures on associated risk factors, life-span issues, and the interactive, cultural, and contextual distinctions of health problems that are unique to performing artists. The online lectures introduce the epidemiology and etiology of health issues occurring in performing artists. Participants will understand the broad health concerns and risks that performing artists are exposed to from the fields of physical, psychological and auditory health. Attendees will understand how to apply some basic educational and clinical intervention strategies. The 1 day course provides specific training on basic applied anatomy, physiology and understanding how to develop safe performance strategies for performing arts educators, delivered by experienced health personal. This is a hands on training course on Dance, Instrumental, Vocal, & Actors (DIVA) pre-participation physical exam assessment of the performing artists where clinicians are taught specific exam techniques ...

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37th Annual PAMA International Symposium Hollywood & Health: Bringing the Best from East to West for ‘Performing Artist-Centric’ Care

UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA Friday, June 28 – Monday, July 1, 2019 Target Audience The PAMA symposium is designed to meet the research and practice needs of physicians, therapists, athletic trainers, educators, artistic directors, and other health care and performing arts professionals who seek to improve the well-being of performing artists. Back for 2019, the highly successful salon gatherings! Click here for information on the salons for the 2019 symposium Visit the website artsmed.org/symposium Register or get information on the schedule, guest speakers, activities, and fees.

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Essentials of Performing Arts Medicine Certificate Course (PAMA Pre-symposium)

In conjunction with ACSM June 27, 2019 (Thursday) UCLA, Los Angeles, California PAMA is offering a certificate of completion in performing arts medicine for physicians (MD and U.S. trained DO), allied healthcare professionals (athletic trainers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, psychologists, chiropractors, nurses, licensed massage therapists, manual osteopathic practitioners [including non-US trained osteopaths], acupuncturists, and others as approved), and arts educators. To receive the certificate, healthcare professionals need to complete an online lecture series of 12, 30 minute course content lectures prior to the PAMA symposium. There will be a 6 hour hands on teaching course on the UCLA campus on Thursday, June 27, 2019 followed by a 1 hour test of understanding. Participants need to pass the test in order to receive the certificate of completion (online lectures are included on the test). This course showcases the music and dance communities through a behavioral and social science perspective while highlighting specific opportunities and techniques for engagement, education, prevention, and treatment in response to various arts-specific health concerns. Collectively, participants will hear introductory and research-based lectures on associated risk factors, life-span issues, and the interactive, cultural, and contextual distinctions of health problems that are unique to performing artists. The online lectures introduce the epidemiology and etiology of health issues occurring in performing artists. Participants will understand the broad health concerns and risks that performing artists are exposed to from the fields of physical, psychological and auditory health.  Attendees will understand how to apply some basic educational and clinical ...

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29th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science

October 24-27, 2019DoubleTree by Hilton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Montreal, Quebec, Canada– The 29th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) will be held October 24-27, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in the vibrant Quartier des spectacles entertainment district of Montreal. This is the first IADMS Annual Conference to be held in Canada, and is expected to be attended by over 400 industry professionals. The agenda will consist of more than 100 lecture presentations and over 50 interactive and movement sessions. This 4-day continuing medical education course is jointly provided by CME Outfitters, and will offer an opportunity for all those involved in the health care, education, administration, and supervision of dancers to convene and discuss the latest advances in the field of dance medicine and science. This year will also include presentations on the topics of using dance for health, as this is a new focus in the IADMS mission. Learn more about the program here. IADMS strives to promote an international network of communication between dance and medicine. To this end, meeting participation is recruited internationally from both fields. Attendees will be invited to participate in didactic sessions, interactive workshops, movement sessions, round table discussions, networking events, debates, poster presentations, and more. Special Interest Days will be held during the conference, including A Day for Teachers (ADfT) on Friday October 25th and A Day for Medics (ADfM) on Saturday Oct 26th. This year ADfT will be jointly sponsored with Healthy Dancer Canada. The theme Bridging ...

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