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 45 (OTH45) Topics Include:   Patellar Instability, Talar Fractures, SI Joint Pain, Quadriceps Tendon Grafts, Lumbar Injuries in Young Athletes, and more.

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Course Topics

Update on Sports Injuries in Children

Identify hand injuries in young athletes that require operative management; Evaluate upper-extremity injuries on the field or sideline; Recognize important differences between children and adults when treating orthopedic injuries; Optimize treatment for injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament; Select appropriate candidates for operative treatment of patellar instability.


Highlights from the NYU Langone Hand Surgery Update 2018

Select patients most likely to benefit from operative or nonoperative treatment of swan neck deformity; Diagnose acute and chronic boutonni?re deformities; Optimize nonoperative treatment of boutonni?re deformities; Recognize common finger sprains; Provide patients with effective options for the treatment of finger sprains.

Highlights from the 19th Annual Chicago Orthopaedic Symposium: Focus on Lower Extremity

Optimize outcomes for patients with knee dislocations; List indications and contraindications to performing total ankle replacement; Rate surgeries according to their potential for high consumption of opioids; Diagnose and treat talar fractures; Recognize Lisfranc injuries.

Pediatric Hip Dysplasia/ Multimodal Analgesia/ Intraoperative Pain Managenment

Elaborate on the etiology, pathophysiology, and natural history of developmental dysplasia of the hip; Screen young children for developmental dysplasia of the hip; Optimize treatment in children with developmental dysplasia of the hip; Develop protocols for perioperative multimodal analgesia; Provide patients with effective options for analgesia that minimizes the use of opioids.

Treating Complex Conditions/ Painful Sacroiliac Joint

Recognize the intent and the limitations of practice guidelines; Assess and individualize treatment for patients presenting with complex pathology; Identify and treat vertebral compression fractures; Diagnose SI joint pain; Select appropriate interventions for treating SI joint pain.


Hip and Cervical Spine Injuries: Diagnosis and Management

Provide patients with effective options for the treatment of common injuries to the hip caused by trauma or overuse; Differentiate cam femoroacetabular impingement from pincer femoroacetabular impingement; Optimize the treatment of patients with femoroacetabular impingement; Identify common injuries to the cervical spine in athletes; Evaluate athletes for fitness to return to sports after injury to the cervical spine.


Highlights from 2019 Dale Daniel Orthopaedic Symposium

Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of quadriceps tendon grafts compared with hamstring and patellar tendon grafts in patients undergoing reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament; Select patients with injury to the anterior cruciate ligament most likely to benefit from quadriceps tendon grafts; Identify patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty most likely to benefit from the use of antibiotic-loaded bone cement to prevent infection; Evaluate geriatric patients with sentinel fractures for osteoporosis; Implement a co-managed model of care for geriatric patients with fragility fractures.

Hip surgery; Value-based Reimbursement; Soft Tissue Coverage in Trauma

Consider an open reduction for pathological hip conditions; Select an appropriate osteotomy when indicated for hip procedures; Identify appropriate candidates and procedures for hip arthroscopy; Recognize key factors necessary for adopting value-based bundle reimbursement models in orthopedic practice; Optimize soft tissue coverage for repair of traumatic injuries.

Treatment of Osteoporosis in High-Risk Patients/ Injuries to the Lumbar Spine

Recognize the benefits and limitations of currently available medications for treating osteoporosis in patients at high risk for fracture; Cite current literature addressing combination and sequential therapy for treating osteoporosis; Overcome barriers to initiation of therapy with anabolic agents; Select appropriate candidates for operative vs nonoperative management of injuries to the lumbar spine in young athletes; Assess athletes for ability to return to play after injury

Sports Hernia/Total Ankle Replacement / MIS Algorithm for Spinal Deformity

Elaborate on the anatomy of the groin; Diagnose sports hernias in elite athletes; Recognize improvements in quality of implants and surgical techniques for total ankle arthroplasty; Compare outcomes of total ankle arthroplasty with those of ankle arthrodesis; Use an algorithm to guide treatment planning for patients with spinal deformities.

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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