COVID-19: Getting Back To Athletics

presented by the University of Hawaii, College of Education,
State of Hawaii Department of Health,
HCAMP and the Queen's Center for Sports Medicine

July 10, 2020
12:55 - 4:05 p.m.

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The Hawaii Concussion Awareness & Management Program organizes an annual concussion summit for health care providers throughout the State of Hawaii. Due the pandemic, HCAMP wants to provide it’s participants with the most current information regarding COVID-19 and its effects on our school and athletic communities.


Michael Koester headshot

Michael C. Koester, MD
Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
NFHS, SMAC Chariperson
Eugene, Oregon

Megan Kuba headshot

Megan Kuba, MD
Pediatric & Adult Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Children’s Orthopaedics of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii

Sarah Park headshot

Sarah Y. Park, MD, FAAP
Hawaii State Epidemiologist
Department of Health
Honolulu, Hawaii

Julius Pham headshot

Julius C. Pham, MD, PhD
Patient Safety Officer/Intensivist
The Queen’s Medical Center
Honolulu, Hawaii

Tracie Umaki headshot

Tracie Umaki, Psy.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Honolulu, Hawaii


Saturday - July 11, 2020
12:55-1:00 p.m. Welcome
1:00-1:30 p.m. COVID-19 Overview
• Virology & Epidemiology of COVID-19
• Testing – Who should get tested?
• Vaccine – Do we need a vaccine?
Sarah Y. Park, MD, FAAP
1:30-2:05 p.m. "Opening Up" Sports in Fall
• NFHS SMAC Subcommittee on “Opening Up” Sports in Fall
• NFHS/AMSSM Task Force on potential cardiopulmonary sequelae of COVID-19
• Multi-organizational Task Force preparing return to activity
Michael Koester, MD
2:10-2:40 p.m. What Healthcare Systems Have Done to Mitigate the Transmission of COVID-19
Julius Pham, MD, PhD
2:45-3:15 p.m. When should I see a Physician?
Megan Kuba, MD
3:20-3:50 p.m. Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis: How to Identify Distress and Access Appropriate Care for Student Athletes
Tracie Umaki, Psy.D
3:50-4:05 p.m. Questions & Answers and Closing Remarks
  • » Discuss the current body of knowledge in the virology, epidemiology, and pathology of COVID-19
  • » Discuss strategies to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 in the athletic community
  • » Discuss concerns, strategies and recommendations to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 at athletic venues, locker rooms, and athletic training rooms
  • » Discuss concerns, strategies, and recommendations for testing and vaccination of the athletic community when sports return
  • » Discuss potential mental health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • » Discuss recommendations for immediate orthopedic care during the COVID-19 pandemic


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Queen's Medical Center and the Hawai'i Concussion Awareness & Management Program. The Queen's Medical Center is accredited to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Queen’s Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


BOC Logo Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program (BOC AP# P10061) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 2.75 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Requirements and policies of the Board of Certification (BOC) through the joint sponsorship of Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program and The Queen's Center for Sports Medicine. Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program is approved by the BOC to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits issued by organizations approved by ACCME will be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (1 CME credit = 1 contact hour) and most other certifying bodies (Check with your certifying body). It will also be recognized by the State of Hawaii Board of Nursing for license renewal hours actually spent in the educational activity


A certificate of attendance will be provided upon request.


The Queen's Medical Center
The Center for Sports Medicine
Ross Oshiro
Phone: (808) 691-8059 • Email: [email protected]

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