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 40 (OTH40) Topics Include:  Characteristics of Rare Bone Disorders, Total or Partial Knee Replacement, Pelvic Injuries, Repair of Pilon Fractures, DXA Measurements, 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

Rare Bone Diseases/Malpractice

Recognize the characteristics of rare bone disorders; Avoid administration of possible harmful therapy; Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests to establish the diagnosis of rare bone disorders; Optimize the medical and surgical care of patients with rare bone disorders; List the seven deadly sins of courtroom testimony.

Highlights from the First Annual Hip and Knee Restoration Symposium

Distinguish among various anatomic and mechanical factors affecting knee and hip function; Optimize postoperative recovery after total joint replacement; Formulate an operative plan that minimizes the likelihood of hip dislocation; Maximize the effectiveness of nonoperative treatments for arthritis of the knee; Educate patients about the benefits of weight management for minimizing osteoarthritic knee pain.

Knee Arthroplasty/Anesthesia for Joint Replacement

Assess indications and risk factors for total or partial knee replacement; Optimize outcomes after knee replacement; Summarize the role of regional anesthesia in surgery for joint replacement; Anticipate complications of interscalene block for surgery on the shoulder; Implement a multimodal approach to postoperative analgesia.

From the 2017 SCPMG Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium, Part 1

Explain the biomechanical rationale for osteotomy of the knee; . Articulate the advantages and disadvantages of opening wedge vs closing wedge osteotomy; List the indications for tibial osteotomy; Minimize damage to soft tissues in a patient requiring repair of a pilon fracture; Select hardware for repair of pilon fractures.

Highlights from the 17th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Stabilize patients with pelvic ring fractures; Assess and classify pelvic injuries; Determine whether surgical repair of acetabular fractures is indicated; Minimize complications after pelvic or acetabular surgery; Optimize the treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Prepare the patient and operating room for efficient arthroscopic surgery; Implement a systematic approach to shoulder arthroscopy; Optimize outcomes for arthroscopic repair of the labrum; Select techniques for effective arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff; Refine techniques for mobilization of components in arthroscopic shoulder repair.

Highlights from the 2017 SCPMG Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium

Summarize the advantages of robotic assistance for the performance of microsurgery; List the applications of robotic-assisted microsurgery; Cite statistics about the incidence and economic impact of back pain; Appreciate the advantages of interdisciplinary care at dedicated spine centers for patients with back pain; Select appropriate targets for institutional goals and initiatives.

Elbow Fractures/Polytrauma

Evaluate patients with elbow fractures; Set attainable goals for repair of complex elbow fractures; Manage shock in patients with orthopedic injuries; Determine the appropriate time for operative repair of fractures in patients with polytrauma; Stabilize patients with orthopedic injuries and polytrauma.

Highlights from the 6th Annual UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Course

Recognize and minimize potential abdominal, vascular, and urologic complications during exposure of the lumbar spine; Prevent infection and mitigate the risk for needing blood transfusions when performing surgical repair of spinal deformities; Discuss long-term sequelae of repair of spinal deformities such as rod fracture and proximal junctional kyphosis; Summarize the advantages and difficulties of navigation during minimally invasive surgery for spinal deformity.

DXA Measurements

Summarize current challenges to the use of DXA; Increase the efficiency of DXA through innovative practices; Apply measurements of trabecular bone score to models of fracture risk; Cite current literature about the effective use of DXA measurements; Identify useful applications for data obtained from whole-body DXA.

Rare Bone Diseases/Malpractice

Recognize the characteristics of rare bone disorders; Avoid administration of possible harmful therapy; Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests to establish the diagnosis of rare bone disorders; Optimize the medical and surgical care of patients with rare bone disorders; List the seven deadly sins of courtroom testimony.

Highlights from the First Annual Hip and Knee Restoration Symposium

Distinguish among various anatomic and mechanical factors affecting knee and hip function; Optimize postoperative recovery after total joint replacement; Formulate an operative plan that minimizes the likelihood of hip dislocation; Maximize the effectiveness of nonoperative treatments for arthritis of the knee; Educate patients about the benefits of weight management for minimizing osteoarthritic knee pain.

Knee Arthroplasty/Anesthesia for Joint Replacement

Assess indications and risk factors for total or partial knee replacement; Optimize outcomes after knee replacement; Summarize the role of regional anesthesia in surgery for joint replacement; Anticipate complications of interscalene block for surgery on the shoulder; Implement a multimodal approach to postoperative analgesia.

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Prepare the patient and operating room for efficient arthroscopic surgery; Implement a systematic approach to shoulder arthroscopy; Optimize outcomes for arthroscopic repair of the labrum; Select techniques for effective arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff; Refine techniques for mobilization of components in arthroscopic shoulder repair.

Highlights from the 6th Annual UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Course

Recognize and minimize potential abdominal, vascular, and urologic complications during exposure of the lumbar spine; Prevent infection and mitigate the risk for needing blood transfusions when performing surgical repair of spinal deformities; Discuss long-term sequelae of repair of spinal deformities such as rod fracture and proximal junctional kyphosis; Summarize the advantages and difficulties of navigation during minimally invasive surgery for spinal deformity.

From the 2017 SCPMG Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium, Part 1

Explain the biomechanical rationale for osteotomy of the knee; . Articulate the advantages and disadvantages of opening wedge vs closing wedge osteotomy; List the indications for tibial osteotomy; Minimize damage to soft tissues in a patient requiring repair of a pilon fracture; Select hardware for repair of pilon fractures.

Highlights from the 17th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Stabilize patients with pelvic ring fractures; Assess and classify pelvic injuries; Determine whether surgical repair of acetabular fractures is indicated; Minimize complications after pelvic or acetabular surgery; Optimize the treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 2017 SCPMG Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium

Summarize the advantages of robotic assistance for the performance of microsurgery; List the applications of robotic-assisted microsurgery; Cite statistics about the incidence and economic impact of back pain; Appreciate the advantages of interdisciplinary care at dedicated spine centers for patients with back pain; Select appropriate targets for institutional goals and initiatives.

Elbow Fractures/Polytrauma

Evaluate patients with elbow fractures; Set attainable goals for repair of complex elbow fractures; Manage shock in patients with orthopedic injuries; Determine the appropriate time for operative repair of fractures in patients with polytrauma; Stabilize patients with orthopedic injuries and polytrauma.

DXA Measurements

Summarize current challenges to the use of DXA; Increase the efficiency of DXA through innovative practices; Apply measurements of trabecular bone score to models of fracture risk; Cite current literature about the effective use of DXA measurements; Identify useful applications for data obtained from whole-body DXA.

Additional Information

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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.

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