Orthopedics

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 36 (OTH36) Topics Include:  Pediatric Scoliosis, Arthroscopy of Foot and Wrist, Elbow Injuries, Update on Trauma, Disorders of the Lower Spine, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Update on Hernia/ Early Discharge/ Nerve Grafts

Christopher Larson, MD, Mohammad Namazian, DO, and John Froelich, MD

Evaluate and treat the athlete with suspected sports hernia; Perform operative repair for acute and chronic proximal hamstring rupture; Discuss the keys to a successful early-discharge joint replacement program; Review the principles of primary repair for peripheral nerve injury; Summarize the indications for autograft, conduit, and allograft in peripheral nerve repair.

Arthroscopy of Foot and Wrist/ Team Physician

Bertil Smith, MD, David Slutsky, MD, and Seth Gamradt, MD

Identify indications for ankle arthroscopy and recognize indicators of poor prognosis; Evaluate and treat scapholunate instability; Discuss wrist pathology that is amenable to
arthroscopic treatment; Review the factors that affect return-to-play decisions for athletes; Manage the athlete with symptoms of concussion.

Overview of Ankle and Foot Trauma

Rajeev Garapati, MD, Alan League, MD, Loren Schechter, MD, and Armen Kelikian, MD

Identify ankle fracture patterns according to the Lauge-Hanson classification; Recognize the importance of the posterior malleolus and syndesmosis in ankle stability; Evaluate and treat ankle fractures in diabetic patients; Coordinate care with plastic surgery colleagues for patients who have sustained lower extremity trauma with soft tissue injury; Weigh advantages and disadvantages of ankle fusion and total ankle replacement for posttraumatic arthritis.

Pediatric Scoliosis/ Periprosthetic Fractures

Anthony Scaduto, MD and Daniel Oakes, MD

Summarize the roles of physical therapy, bracing, and casting in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis; Discuss the impacts of modern instrumentation and
osteotomy on treating scoliosis; Classify periprosthetic fractures involving the femur and tibia; Select appropriate treatment for periprosthetic femoral fractures; Recognize limitations in the treatment of periprosthetic proximal tibial fractures.

Kaiser Permanente Orthopedic Registry/ Pediatric Trauma

Liz Paxton, MA, Tadashi Ted Funahashi, MD, Richard W. Kruse, DO, and Bryon D. Hobby, MD

Summarize changes in clinical practice based on findings from the Kaiser Permanente registry; Identify common upper extremity fractures in children and adolescents; Evaluate the limping child; Recognize anatomic differences in the pediatric pelvis compared with the adult pelvis; Classify fracture patterns in the pelvis and acetabulum.

Fractures/ Elbow Injuries

Michael D. McKee, MD and Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

Evaluate and treat displaced fractures of the lateral clavicle; Recognize clinical situations in which fixation of rib fractures is appropriate; Manage fractures of the proximal humerus; Review techniques for managing the unstable elbow; Identify structures critical to wrist stability after fracture of the distal radius.

From the 10th Annual International Orthopedic Trauma Course

Ross Leighton, MD, Andrew H. Schmidt, MD, and Eric G. Meinberg, MD

Evaluate and treat injuries to the pelvic ring;Manage acetabular fractures that involve the posterior wall and those that occur in elderly or morbidly obese patients; Identify advantages and disadvantages associated with clinical practice guidelines; Recognize radiographic findings associated with syndesmotic injury; Discuss the need for comprehensive training to manage geriatric fracture patients.

10th Annual UCSF Spine Symposium

Tony M. Keaveny, PhD, Andrew John Haig, MD, Jeremy Lieberman, MD, and Philip Weinstein, MD

Evaluate bone strength and bone mineral density with computed tomography; Optimize management of patients with chronic back pain; Recognize challenges that different types of anesthesia present when neuromonitoring is being used during spine surgery; Diagnose Tarlov cysts from clinical and imaging findings; Discuss challenges associated with the treatment of Tarlov cysts.

Update on Trauma

Anil Nanda, MD, MPH, Alan Dang, MD, and Murat Pekmezci, MD

Anticipate complications associated with different types of spinal surgeries; Recognize the importance of taking responsibility for and communicating honestly about complications of spinal surgery; Select effective modalities for treating sacroiliac joint pain; Implement a protocol for clearing the cervical spine; Avoid neurologic deficits secondary to spine trauma.
QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Disorders of the Lower Spine/ Education Programs

Christopher M. Sullivan, MD, MPH, Timothy Witham, MD, and R. Richard Coughlin, MD, MSc, MPH

Determine the etiology and appropriate treatment for intoeing; Manage angular deformity and leg-length discrepancy in children; Complete a differential diagnosis for the limping child; Diagnose spondylolisthesis in patients with low back pain and/or radiculopathy; Recognize the importance of international education programs in addressing the global burden of trauma.

Update on Hernia/ Early Discharge/ Nerve Grafts

Christopher Larson, MD, Mohammad Namazian, DO, and John Froelich, MD

Evaluate and treat the athlete with suspected sports hernia; Perform operative repair for acute and chronic proximal hamstring rupture; Discuss the keys to a successful early-discharge joint replacement program; Review the principles of primary repair for peripheral nerve injury; Summarize the indications for autograft, conduit, and allograft in peripheral nerve repair.

Arthroscopy of Foot and Wrist/ Team Physician

Bertil Smith, MD, David Slutsky, MD, and Seth Gamradt, MD

Identify indications for ankle arthroscopy and recognize indicators of poor prognosis; Evaluate and treat scapholunate instability; Discuss wrist pathology that is amenable to
arthroscopic treatment; Review the factors that affect return-to-play decisions for athletes; Manage the athlete with symptoms of concussion.

Overview of Ankle and Foot Trauma

Rajeev Garapati, MD, Alan League, MD, Loren Schechter, MD, and Armen Kelikian, MD

Identify ankle fracture patterns according to the Lauge-Hanson classification; Recognize the importance of the posterior malleolus and syndesmosis in ankle stability; Evaluate and treat ankle fractures in diabetic patients; Coordinate care with plastic surgery colleagues for patients who have sustained lower extremity trauma with soft tissue injury; Weigh advantages and disadvantages of ankle fusion and total ankle replacement for posttraumatic arthritis.

Pediatric Scoliosis/ Periprosthetic Fractures

Anthony Scaduto, MD and Daniel Oakes, MD

Summarize the roles of physical therapy, bracing, and casting in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis; Discuss the impacts of modern instrumentation and
osteotomy on treating scoliosis; Classify periprosthetic fractures involving the femur and tibia; Select appropriate treatment for periprosthetic femoral fractures; Recognize limitations in the treatment of periprosthetic proximal tibial fractures.

Kaiser Permanente Orthopedic Registry/ Pediatric Trauma

Liz Paxton, MA, Tadashi Ted Funahashi, MD, Richard W. Kruse, DO, and Bryon D. Hobby, MD

Summarize changes in clinical practice based on findings from the Kaiser Permanente registry; Identify common upper extremity fractures in children and adolescents; Evaluate the limping child; Recognize anatomic differences in the pediatric pelvis compared with the adult pelvis; Classify fracture patterns in the pelvis and acetabulum.

Fractures/ Elbow Injuries

Michael D. McKee, MD and Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

Evaluate and treat displaced fractures of the lateral clavicle; Recognize clinical situations in which fixation of rib fractures is appropriate; Manage fractures of the proximal humerus; Review techniques for managing the unstable elbow; Identify structures critical to wrist stability after fracture of the distal radius.

From the 10th Annual International Orthopedic Trauma Course

Ross Leighton, MD, Andrew H. Schmidt, MD, and Eric G. Meinberg, MD

Evaluate and treat injuries to the pelvic ring;Manage acetabular fractures that involve the posterior wall and those that occur in elderly or morbidly obese patients; Identify advantages and disadvantages associated with clinical practice guidelines; Recognize radiographic findings associated with syndesmotic injury; Discuss the need for comprehensive training to manage geriatric fracture patients.

10th Annual UCSF Spine Symposium

Tony M. Keaveny, PhD, Andrew John Haig, MD, Jeremy Lieberman, MD, and Philip Weinstein, MD

Evaluate bone strength and bone mineral density with computed tomography; Optimize management of patients with chronic back pain; Recognize challenges that different types of anesthesia present when neuromonitoring is being used during spine surgery; Diagnose Tarlov cysts from clinical and imaging findings; Discuss challenges associated with the treatment of Tarlov cysts.

Update on Trauma

Anil Nanda, MD, MPH, Alan Dang, MD, and Murat Pekmezci, MD

Anticipate complications associated with different types of spinal surgeries; Recognize the importance of taking responsibility for and communicating honestly about complications of spinal surgery; Select effective modalities for treating sacroiliac joint pain; Implement a protocol for clearing the cervical spine; Avoid neurologic deficits secondary to spine trauma.
QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Disorders of the Lower Spine/ Education Programs

Christopher M. Sullivan, MD, MPH, Timothy Witham, MD, and R. Richard Coughlin, MD, MSc, MPH

Determine the etiology and appropriate treatment for intoeing; Manage angular deformity and leg-length discrepancy in children; Complete a differential diagnosis for the limping child; Diagnose spondylolisthesis in patients with low back pain and/or radiculopathy; Recognize the importance of international education programs in addressing the global burden of trauma.

Additional Information

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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.

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