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 34 (OTH34) Topics Include:  Unstable Elbow, Pediatric ACL Injuries, Open Tibial FracturesSpinal Fusion Surgery, Back Pain in the Elderly 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

Facts on Fractures: Femur, Patella, and Humerus

Dean G. Lorich, MD and Timothy S. Achor, MD

Describe the role of vascularity in displaced femoral neck fractures; Review the treatment goals and surgical outcomes for displaced femoral neck fractures; Evaluate and treat patellar fractures; Discuss the anatomic complexity of distal femur fractures and summarize treatment options; Identify critical factors that affect the surgical outcome of proximal humerus fractures.

Spine Topics

Murat Pekmezci, MD and R. John Hurlbert, MD

Apply current protocols to clear the cervical spine for patients with blunt trauma; Select appropriate imaging modalities for the cervical spine based on the clinical scenario; Explain benefits and limitations of a post-hoc analysis; Summarize results from the National Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study II and III trials; Critique the use of corticosteroids for treatment of patients with acute spinal cord injury.

The Future of Hip and Knee Replacement/Pediatric ACL Injuries

Daniel J. Berry, MD and Jennifer Weiss, MD

Hip and kneww replacements in the next 15 years; Pediatric ACL injuries: management update 2014.

Shoulder Instability/ Other Shoulder Issues

Jon J.P. Warner, MD,Thomas W. Wright, MD, Felix H. Savoie III, MD, and Stephen Weber, MD

Identify factors that affect surgical techniques and outcomes in shoulder arthroplasty; Discuss the role of the subscapularis in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; Summarize current strategies for treatment of recurrent shoulder instability; Choose an appropriate approach for treating instability in the throwing athlete; Recognize limitations in the Instability Severity Index Score in selecting patients for arthroscopic repair of instability.

Focus on the Shoulder and Foot

Jon J.P. Warner, MD, Felix H. Savioe, III, MD, and Johnny Lau, MD, MSc

Discuss factors that determine value in an era of health care reform and create a strategic agenda to remain competitive; Classify etiology of the disabled throwing shoulder based on age of the athlete; Develop a return-to-throw rehabilitation program for the disabled throwing athlete; Recognize and prioritize the goals of bunion surgery; Review treatment options for recurrent deformity following failed bunion surgery and forefoot reconstruction.

Advances in Fracture Management

Michael D. McKee, MD, Kyle F. Dickson, MD, MBA, J. Tracy Watson, MD, and Paul Tornetta III, MD

Identify surgical indications for glenoid fractures; Recognize key steps in open reduction and internal fixation of extra-articular distal humerus fractures; Review current techniques for managing the unstable elbow; Apply principles of wound management for open tibial fractures; Compare dynamization and exchange nailing in the treatment of tibial fractures.

Spine Surgery/ Shoulder Arthroplasty and Arthroscopy

Jeremy A. Lieberman, MD, Igor J. Barani, M, Bradford O. Parsons, MD, and Scott W. Trenhaile, MD

Select alternatives to opioid therapy for treatment of pain associated with spine surgery; Explain the advantages of stereotactic radiosurgery in treatment of spinal tumors; Identify indications for arthroplasty in fracture care of the shoulder; Choose the appropriate surgical technique for successful arthroplasty in fracture care of the shoulder; Explain the technique for arthroscopic repair of recurrent posterior instability with distal tibial allograft.

Foot and Ankle Problems

David McNeely, MD, Timothy Daniels, MD, Pradeep Alexander, MD, and Bruce Sangeorzan, MD

Manage diabetic foot infections; Recognize and treat arthritis and pes planus deformity associated with tarsal coalition; Identify surgical indications for circular external fixation; Differentiate between calcaneal fracture patterns amenable to small approach vs extensile approach and discuss advantages to small incision treatment; Describe the sequential approach to management of comminuted calcaneal fractures.

Treating Trauma

Matthew L. Jimenez, MD, Michael Sirkin, MD, Philip J. Kregor, MD, and David Stephen, MD

Stratify periprosthetic fractures based on the classification scheme proposed by Tower and Beals; Choose strategies for treatment of periprosthetic fractures in elderly patients; Perform special fixation techniques for the repair of osteoporotic ankle fractures; Recognize operative and nonoperative indications for the treatment of acetabular fractures; Explain management of tibial nonunion and malunion.

Spinal Disorders/ Pain Management

Shane Burch, MD, Tony M. Keaveny, PhD, Robert Hines, MD, and Robert S. Gamburd, MD

Recognize the spectrum and natural history of spinal disorders; Use computed tomography and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to measure bone strength and bone mineral density in patients before performing spinal fusion surgery; Identify preoperative predictors of poor surgical outcomes and postoperative strategies that minimize impediments to successful outcomes; Describe multiple etiologies for back pain in the elderly patient; Explain pharmacokinetics with respect to pain management in the elderly patient.

Spine Topics

Murat Pekmezci, MD and R. John Hurlbert, MD

Apply current protocols to clear the cervical spine for patients with blunt trauma; Select appropriate imaging modalities for the cervical spine based on the clinical scenario; Explain benefits and limitations of a post-hoc analysis; Summarize results from the National Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study II and III trials; Critique the use of corticosteroids for treatment of patients with acute spinal cord injury.

Shoulder Instability/ Other Shoulder Issues

Jon J.P. Warner, MD,Thomas W. Wright, MD, Felix H. Savoie III, MD, and Stephen Weber, MD

Identify factors that affect surgical techniques and outcomes in shoulder arthroplasty; Discuss the role of the subscapularis in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; Summarize current strategies for treatment of recurrent shoulder instability; Choose an appropriate approach for treating instability in the throwing athlete; Recognize limitations in the Instability Severity Index Score in selecting patients for arthroscopic repair of instability.

Focus on the Shoulder and Foot

Jon J.P. Warner, MD, Felix H. Savioe, III, MD, and Johnny Lau, MD, MSc

Discuss factors that determine value in an era of health care reform and create a strategic agenda to remain competitive; Classify etiology of the disabled throwing shoulder based on age of the athlete; Develop a return-to-throw rehabilitation program for the disabled throwing athlete; Recognize and prioritize the goals of bunion surgery; Review treatment options for recurrent deformity following failed bunion surgery and forefoot reconstruction.

Spine Surgery/ Shoulder Arthroplasty and Arthroscopy

Jeremy A. Lieberman, MD, Igor J. Barani, M, Bradford O. Parsons, MD, and Scott W. Trenhaile, MD

Select alternatives to opioid therapy for treatment of pain associated with spine surgery; Explain the advantages of stereotactic radiosurgery in treatment of spinal tumors; Identify indications for arthroplasty in fracture care of the shoulder; Choose the appropriate surgical technique for successful arthroplasty in fracture care of the shoulder; Explain the technique for arthroscopic repair of recurrent posterior instability with distal tibial allograft.

Treating Trauma

Matthew L. Jimenez, MD, Michael Sirkin, MD, Philip J. Kregor, MD, and David Stephen, MD

Stratify periprosthetic fractures based on the classification scheme proposed by Tower and Beals; Choose strategies for treatment of periprosthetic fractures in elderly patients; Perform special fixation techniques for the repair of osteoporotic ankle fractures; Recognize operative and nonoperative indications for the treatment of acetabular fractures; Explain management of tibial nonunion and malunion.

Additional Information

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