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Emergency Management of Heat-Related Illness
Zoom Meeting - Details online
Zionsville, INDIANA 46077
United States
Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Category: Educational Program

Program Description 

The Specialization SIG's Acute Injury and Illness Collaborative (AIIC) is happy to announce its first Q&A series regarding heat illness. Please join us as Shelly Weinsten takes us through best practices for managing both emergent and non-emergent heat-related illnesses.

Speaker

Shelly Weinstein, PT, MS, ATC

Shelly Weinstein has more 35 years of experience in providing care to athletes across the age and competition spectrum. She graduated Temple University with a BS in physical therapy, next earning an MS in Human Movement Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Currently, Shelly is a doctoral candidate in the Leadership and Learning in Organization at the Peabody School of Education of Vanderbilt University. She is a board certified sports clinical specialist as well as being a nationally certified athletic trainer.

Shelly has been an AASPT and American Red Cross-certified Emergency Medical Response instructor since 1997. While on active duty in the United States Navy she served in a volunteer capacity as the Medical Operations Coordinator for the Marine Corps Marathon from 2004 until 2015 when she retired from the navy with a rank of Captain. Upon her retirement, Shelly was hired as the first Marine Corps Marathon medical staff member overseeing care, logistics, and management of twelve events seeing 45,000 runners and 120,000 spectators annually.

Additionally, Shelly has served as an adjunct professor at the East Carolina University Department of Physical Therapy. An accomplished writer, she has been published in peer review journals as well as authored the original chapter in the Home Study Preparation Course for the Emergency Medical Responder Course. While continuing to serve as the Lead Instructor for Cogent Steps, LLC, Shelly is an active mentor and faculty member of the U.S. Navy Sports Physical Therapy Residency at Quantico, Virginia.

She regularly participates as a medical provider at various events including the World Police and Fire Games, high school sports and the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Shelly continues to support patriotism and service to community, consulting on many large sporting events. In 2016 she traveled to Beijing China to provide training in Emergency Medical Response to the medical staff of the Chinese Olympic teams.

Program Cost

Members - No Charge
Non-Members - $30.00

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Contact: Sarah Sherman - [email protected]