Accreditation Information


Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Category A Athletic Trainer Credit

Boston University, Continuing Medical Education Office (BOC AP# P10126) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible to a maximum of 2.50 Category A hours.

Needs Statement

This educational activity will provide current evidence-based knowledge about common infectious diseases and specific health concerns related to Type 1 diabetes for pediatric student athletes allowing for collaboration between the presenting physicians, school nurses and school based-athletic trainers to conclude with the ability to recognize, verbalizestrategies to implement and prevent these health issues in the athletic community.


Learner objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Recognize symptomatology and presentations of common infections found in athletes and understand implications for management of such infections in school
  2. List four common infections found in athletes
  3. Describe the pathophysiology of diabetes type 1 and state how student athletes with diabetes can be affected.
  4. Outline routine and emergency management of student athletes with diabetes

Target Audience

School nurses and school based-athletic trainers

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by Boston University are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.