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Geisinger Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine participate in PA Athletic Trainers' Society Annual Meeting

July 29, 2013
Contact: Brian Craven, ATC: 570-419-0583

The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society 2013 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium was held in Wilkes-Barre at the Woodlands Inn & Resort May 30th – June 1st.

DANVILLE, PA,  - Geisinger Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine staff offered an Advance Track Educational Symposium on “Emergency Management of Athletic Injuries.”  Seminar lecture topics included Joint Dislocations & Reduction Techniques; Blunt Trauma / Internal Injury Evaluation & Care; Select Orthopaedic Emergencies & Management; Sideline Neurological Evaluation; and Developing & Implementing Site Specific Emergency Action Plans. Speakers included Drs. David J. Kolessar, John Lynott, Hans P. Olsen, and Ryan Roza.

The symposium was complemented by a spine-boarding workshop session held at the Coal Street Ice Rink, with instruction by Kyle Moore, Head Athletic Trainer of the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguins Hockey team and assisted by Certified Athletic Trainers Jayme Galdieri and Fred Locey.













David Kolessar, Geisinger Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kelly E. Clark, Program Manager of
Geisinger Sports Medicine and Kyle Moore, Head Athletic Trainer Wilkes-Barre / Scranton
Penguins Hockey Team.



























Photograph of ‘On-Ice’ Spine Boarding Workshop at Coal Street Ice Rink Complex held for
program participants lead by Kyle Moore, Geisinger Athletic Trainer for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Penguins Hockey Team.

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