{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Australasian College of Sports Physicians--Position Statement: The Place of Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cell Therapies in Sport and Exercise Medicine


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Purpose of Activity

To outline the use of mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) therapies in the broad context of Sport and Exercise Medicine, recognizing that every medical practitioner should respect: 1. The evidence for the therapeutic use of MSCs. 2. The priority for patient health and welfare.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Review current research regarding the therapeutic use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) in musculoskeletal conditions.
  2. Identify the stages required to prove the safety and efficacy of MSC treatment for musculoskeletal conditions.
  3. Describe the limitations for use of MSC treatments in clinical care of patients with osteoarthritis and tendonopathy
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  • ACCME 2.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: CJSM0616
Published: June 2016
Expires: 5/31/2017
Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Hamish Osborne, MMedSci, Lynley Anderson, PhD, Peter Burt, MHealSci, Mark Young, MBBS, and David Gerrard, MBChB
Categories: Sports Medicine