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 37 (OTH37) Topics Include:  Management of the Spine, Shoulder Arthroplasty, Charcot Foot, Trauma, Management of Osteoporosis, 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

Knee Issues and Pediatric Sports

Warren K. Young, MD and Eric J. Strauss, MD

List structures relevant to pediatric knee injuries; Order clinical tests useful in the diagnosis of common pediatric knee injuries; Evaluate and treat children with traumatic knee effusion; Diagnose osteochondral lesions associated with knee trauma and osteochondritis dissecans; Choose appropriate treatment options for osteochondral defects in the pediatric population.

Management of Osteoporosis

Carolyn J. Crandall, MD and Susan Bukata, MD

Recognize indications for beginning treatment of osteoporosis; Evaluate the risks for atypical subtrochanteric fracture and osteonecrosis of the jaw associated with use of bisphosphonate; Discuss limitations of monitoring patients on antiresorptive treatment; Counsel patients about the benefits of treatment for osteoporosis following fragility fractures; Identify the key components necessary for establishing a fracture liaison service.

Management of the Spine/ Tibial Bone Defects

Christopher M. Sullivan, MD, MPH, Timothy Witham, MD, and Theodore Miclau III, MD

Differentiate between types of scoliosis; Identify and treat patients with scoliosis who are at risk for progression; Evaluate patients presenting with cervical radiculopathy; Review surgical options for cervical radiculopathy; Compare strategies for treatment of long-bone defects.

Imaging/ Knee Injuries/ Spine Deformity

Joseph C. Giaconi, MD, William M. Hohl, MD, and Sigurd Berven, MD

Assess the need for imaging in patients with orthopedic injuries; Select the appropriate clinical test for a patient with a knee injury; Diagnose a meniscal injury; Explain the decision-making process involved in treating adults with deformities of the spine; Choose the appropriate location on the spine to perform fusion surgery.

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA)

Julie Y. Bishop, MD, Anders Ekelund, MD, Ofer Levy, MD, Tom R. Norris, MD, Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD and Sumant Krishnan, MD

Compare and contrast 135? neck-shaft angle and 155? neck-shaft angle; Diagnose dislocation following reverse TSA; Explain the potential advantages of stemless reverse TSA; List new developments in revision arthroplasty; Choose the appropriate treatment for a patient with severe shoulder pathology.

Shoulder Arthroplasty

Scott W. Trenhaile, MD, Joseph P. Burns, MD, Anders Ekelund, MD, Richard J. Friedman, MD, and Sean Grey, MD

Manage the operating room setup and equipment for shoulder arthroscopy; Perform a 15-point diagnostic arthroscopy; Report trends in shoulder arthroscopy as reflected in
the Swedish Registry data; Identify key steps in total shoulder arthroplasty; Choose optimal techniques for arthroplasty in the elderly patient.

Charcot Foot/ Postsurgical Complications

John S. Steinberg, DPM and Adam Landsman, DPM, PhD

Explain the pathogenesis, etiologies, and risk factors for Charcot arthropathy; Recognize biomechanical forces associated with the development of Charcot arthropathy; Use total contact casting in the preoperative and postoperative treatment of Charcot arthropathy; Identify red flags in the preoperative evaluation of the diabetic patient; Assess postoperative complications in patients with diabetes.

Trauma

Jovito Angeles, MD and Douglas R. Dirschl, MD

Evaluate and treat shoulder dislocations; Diagnose and manage fractures involving the clavicle, and proximal and midshaft of the humerus; Identify elbow fractures/dislocations and forearm fractures; Recognize %u201Cred tag%u201D injuries and appropriately assess hemodynamic status; Discuss management of cold trauma and factors that affect bone healing.
QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Rotator Cuff Repairs

Julie Y. Bishop, MD, Stephen S. Burkhart, MD, Patrick J. Denard, MD, Philippe Valenti, MD, Thay Q. Lee, PhD and Dr. Burkhart

Review the current literature about outcomes for rotator cuff repair; Recognize key steps in repair of large to massive rotator cuff tears; Identify subscapularis tears amenable to tendon transfer surgery; Discuss the impact of superior capsular reconstruction on the biomechanics of the shoulder; Develop a surgical plan for large-to-massive
rotator cuff tears.

Cancer Treatment and Bone Health

Robert F. Gagel, MD

Identify patients at risk for secondary hyperparathyroidism; Recognize the impact of premature menopause on bone health; Assess data on the association between vitamin D levels and cancer; Evaluate bone mineral density and treat bone loss in patients with breast cancer treated with aromatase inhibitors; Summarize recent data on the role of receptor activator of nuclear factor-%u03BAB in bone loss.

Management of the Spine/ Tibial Bone Defects

Christopher M. Sullivan, MD, MPH, Timothy Witham, MD, and Theodore Miclau III, MD

Differentiate between types of scoliosis; Identify and treat patients with scoliosis who are at risk for progression; Evaluate patients presenting with cervical radiculopathy; Review surgical options for cervical radiculopathy; Compare strategies for treatment of long-bone defects.

Imaging/ Knee Injuries/ Spine Deformity

Joseph C. Giaconi, MD, William M. Hohl, MD, and Sigurd Berven, MD

Assess the need for imaging in patients with orthopedic injuries; Select the appropriate clinical test for a patient with a knee injury; Diagnose a meniscal injury; Explain the decision-making process involved in treating adults with deformities of the spine; Choose the appropriate location on the spine to perform fusion surgery.

Shoulder Arthroplasty

Scott W. Trenhaile, MD, Joseph P. Burns, MD, Anders Ekelund, MD, Richard J. Friedman, MD, and Sean Grey, MD

Manage the operating room setup and equipment for shoulder arthroscopy; Perform a 15-point diagnostic arthroscopy; Report trends in shoulder arthroscopy as reflected in
the Swedish Registry data; Identify key steps in total shoulder arthroplasty; Choose optimal techniques for arthroplasty in the elderly patient.

Charcot Foot/ Postsurgical Complications

John S. Steinberg, DPM and Adam Landsman, DPM, PhD

Explain the pathogenesis, etiologies, and risk factors for Charcot arthropathy; Recognize biomechanical forces associated with the development of Charcot arthropathy; Use total contact casting in the preoperative and postoperative treatment of Charcot arthropathy; Identify red flags in the preoperative evaluation of the diabetic patient; Assess postoperative complications in patients with diabetes.

Cancer Treatment and Bone Health

Robert F. Gagel, MD

Identify patients at risk for secondary hyperparathyroidism; Recognize the impact of premature menopause on bone health; Assess data on the association between vitamin D levels and cancer; Evaluate bone mineral density and treat bone loss in patients with breast cancer treated with aromatase inhibitors; Summarize recent data on the role of receptor activator of nuclear factor-%u03BAB in bone loss.

Knee Issues and Pediatric Sports

Warren K. Young, MD and Eric J. Strauss, MD

List structures relevant to pediatric knee injuries; Order clinical tests useful in the diagnosis of common pediatric knee injuries; Evaluate and treat children with traumatic knee effusion; Diagnose osteochondral lesions associated with knee trauma and osteochondritis dissecans; Choose appropriate treatment options for osteochondral defects in the pediatric population.

Management of Osteoporosis

Carolyn J. Crandall, MD and Susan Bukata, MD

Recognize indications for beginning treatment of osteoporosis; Evaluate the risks for atypical subtrochanteric fracture and osteonecrosis of the jaw associated with use of bisphosphonate; Discuss limitations of monitoring patients on antiresorptive treatment; Counsel patients about the benefits of treatment for osteoporosis following fragility fractures; Identify the key components necessary for establishing a fracture liaison service.

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA)

Julie Y. Bishop, MD, Anders Ekelund, MD, Ofer Levy, MD, Tom R. Norris, MD, Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD and Sumant Krishnan, MD

Compare and contrast 135? neck-shaft angle and 155? neck-shaft angle; Diagnose dislocation following reverse TSA; Explain the potential advantages of stemless reverse TSA; List new developments in revision arthroplasty; Choose the appropriate treatment for a patient with severe shoulder pathology.

Trauma

Jovito Angeles, MD and Douglas R. Dirschl, MD

Evaluate and treat shoulder dislocations; Diagnose and manage fractures involving the clavicle, and proximal and midshaft of the humerus; Identify elbow fractures/dislocations and forearm fractures; Recognize %u201Cred tag%u201D injuries and appropriately assess hemodynamic status; Discuss management of cold trauma and factors that affect bone healing.
QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Rotator Cuff Repairs

Julie Y. Bishop, MD, Stephen S. Burkhart, MD, Patrick J. Denard, MD, Philippe Valenti, MD, Thay Q. Lee, PhD and Dr. Burkhart

Review the current literature about outcomes for rotator cuff repair; Recognize key steps in repair of large to massive rotator cuff tears; Identify subscapularis tears amenable to tendon transfer surgery; Discuss the impact of superior capsular reconstruction on the biomechanics of the shoulder; Develop a surgical plan for large-to-massive
rotator cuff tears.

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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