Orthopedics Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 47 (OTH47) Topics Include:  Tibial Fracture Reduction, Bone Health vs Bariatric Surgery, Pediatric Hip Injuries, Outpatient Joint Replacement, Developmental Pediatric Foot and Ankle Changes, and more.

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Course Topics

Management of Ankle Trauma/Tibial Nailing

Diagnose ankle instability; Choose techniques for reduction and fixation of syndesmotic instability; Identify the correct starting point for tibial intramedullary nailing; Use appropriate hardware for reduction of tibial fractures; Assess literature of the treatment of ankle fractures.

Highlights from the 14th Annual UCSF Spine Symposium

Elaborate on the pathophysiology of lumbar discogenic and radicular pain; Differentiate uncommon imaging presentations for disc herniation from tumors or abscesses; List characteristics included in deep phenotyping; Minimize intraoperative use of opioids for spinal surgery; Choose effective modalities for treatment of sacroiliac joint pain.

Bone Density and Fracture Risk After Bariatric Surgery

Elaborate on the varying impacts of different bariatric surgical procedures on bone metabolism; Recognize the effects of bone changes on fracture risk; Implement clinical recommendations for management of skeletal health after bariatric surgery; Explain potential mechanisms of bone loss after bariatric surgery; Cite current literature on the effects of bariatric surgery on bone health.

Highlights from the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium: Part 1

Differentiate stable from unstable hips on clinical examination in children with hip dysplasia; Recognize indications for referral of children with hip dysplasia for pediatric orthopedic consultation; Identify and treat common musculoskeletal tumors of the lower extremity in children; Diagnose slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) in children; Operatively treat patients with SCFE.

Highlights from the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium: Part 2

Diagnose injuries of the hip in children caused by athletic activities; Optimize outcomes after surgical fixation of hip fractures in pediatric patients; Evaluate children with pain in the hip; Optimize the diagnosis and treatment of patients with juvenile arthritis; Select appropriate patients for surgical treatment of neuromuscular pathology of the hip.

Highlights from the 20th Annual Chicago Orthopaedic Symposium: Hip and Pelvis

Diagnose associated injuries in polytrauma patients with hip fractures; Identify appropriate candidates for operative treatment of pelvic fractures; Avoid severe complications when performing pelvic and acetabular surgery; Optimize open reduction and internal fixation of femoral neck fractures; Recognize indications for hip arthroscopy.


New Concepts in the Use of Estrogen Therapy for Skeletal Health

Elaborate on the role of estrogen on skeletal health over a woman's life span; Recognize the consequences of menopausal bone loss; Implement recommendations in updated guidelines for the use of hormone therapy; Weigh the risks and benefits of extended-duration hormone therapy for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis; Evaluate literature on the benefits and risks of hormone therapy in postmenopausal women.


Highlights from the 20th Annual Chicago Orthopaedic Symposium: Focus on Fracture Management

Select appropriate candidates for surgical treatment of humeral shaft fractures; Employ techniques to optimize fixation of supracondylar humeral fractures; Assess patients with radial and ulnar shaft fractures; Recognize indications for acute total hip arthroplasty in older adults with acetabular fractures; Accurately classify injuries in patients with periprosthetic fractures.


Outpatient Joint Replacement/Surgical Approaches to the Hip and Pelvis/Update on Perthes Disease

Transition joint replacement to outpatient settings in response to changing dynamics in health care; Recognize the importance of respect for soft tissues when performing total hip arthroplasty; Elaborate on the advantages and disadvantages of roboticassisted total hip arthroplasty; Diagnose and classify cases of Perthes disease; Select appropriate treatment modalities for children with Perthes disease.

Focus on the Ankle and Foot

Anticipate developmental changes in the foot and ankle of a growing child; Treat common pediatric foot and ankle abnormalities and injuries; Recognize the technical challenges of total ankle arthroplasty; Compare the outcomes of total ankle arthroplasty with those of arthrodesis; Manage patient expectations in cases of salvage surgery.


Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Muscle and Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Sports MedicineObesity and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current Orthopedics CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Orthopedics plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.


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