On-demand Webinars

June 13, 2024

Health and Safety Best Practices for Campus: Collegiate Athletics, Student Activities, and Beyond

Industry:

Higher Education

Solution:

PreventionStaff TrainingStudent Training

Health and safety best practices for all athletes should be a priority for administrators, healthcare staff, risk managers, institution/organization staff, athletic departments, and trainers.

This webinar will highlight the need for education and compliance specific to the health and safety of college students participating in intercollegiate athletics, club, intramural, and recreational sports.

Acknowledging risk and liability and creating a safe space for students is vital to sports participation and can be enhanced with prevention strategies at any level.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn how to develop an emergency action plan.
  • Prepare for mental health emergencies and response.
  • Identify health and safety education priorities for campus personnel.

 

Presenters

James Borchers, MD, MPH

President and CEO, U.S. Council for Athletes' Health

Dr. James Borchers is the President and CEO of the U.S. Council for Athletes’ Health, as well as the Chief Medical Officer for the Big Ten Conference, physician and Director for the Division of Sports Medicine at the Wexner Medical Center and a Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Sports Medicine at the OSU College of Medicine. He previously spent 18 years as team physician for the Ohio State Athletics Department, including seven as the head team physician and eighteen working with the football program.

Dr. Borchers played football at Ohio State while earning his undergraduate degree in Chemistry, before going on to earn his MD from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and his Master of Public Health from Ohio State. He is board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine and has been named one of the region’s top doctors, as well as one of the Best Doctors in America.

Angie Beisner, MA AT

Senior Director, U.S. Council for Athletes' Health

Angie focused her career on the care and prevention of athletic injuries within collegiate organizations for more than two decades before bringing her extensive knowledge to USCAH operations in June 2021. She collaborates with valued partners as a reliable source for innovative solutions and first-class resources.

Most recently the head athletic trainer at Ohio State, Beisner has also previously served as the lead athletic trainer for the USA U19 Men’s Lacrosse team.

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