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 35 (OTH35) Topics Include:  Ensuring Safe Outcomes, Foot and Ankle, Trauma, Issues in Geriatrics, 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

Trauma

Denis Calthorpe, FRCSI and Philip Kregor, MD

Identify key principles in the initial evaluation of the patient with polytrauma; Recognize early and late complications associated with pelvic and acetabular fractures; Evaluate and appropriately treat acute ankle trauma; Establish and consistently apply a protocol for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis; Manage calcaneal fractures nonoperatively and operatively.

Ensuring Safe Outcomes/ Pediatric Issues/ Fractures

Jeffrey M. Nakano, MD, Jason T. Rhodes, MD, Brian A. Shaw, MD, and Taizoon H. Baxamusa, MD

Explain the importance of surgical safety checklists; Identify absolute indications for surgical management of medial epicondyle fractures; Overcome limitations to practicing medicine in the Third World; Treat forearm fractures in adults using plate and screw fixation; Anticipate complications associated with forearm fractures.

Issues in Geriatrics

Paul Tornetta III, MD, Kyle F. Dickson, MD, MBA, Andrew H. Schmidt, MD, Melvin Paul Rosenwasser, MD, Shane Burch, MD, and Wade Smith, MD

Identify predictors of mortality in elderly trauma patients and provide aggressive early resuscitation; List indications for total hip arthroplasty and open reduction and internal fixation for geriatric acetabular fractures; Evaluate patients on chronic antiresorptive therapy for atypical femur fracture; Discuss the role of parathyroid hormone and bisphosphonates for the osteoporotic patient after spinal fusion; Manage intertrochanteric fractures and failed proximal femur fractures.

Topics in Emergency Medicine

Eric I. Rosenberg, MD, MSPH and Michael R. Oreskovich, MD

Manage farm-related traumatic injuries; Recognize the indications for prophylactic antibiotics for farm-related traumatic injuries; Discuss the pathophysiology of crush syndrome; Educate farm families about strategies to prevent farm-related injuries; Practice spine damage control for acute spine injuries.

Orthopedics Emergencies in Children

Andrea Marmor, MD and Steven L. Frick, MD

Diagnose orthopedic emergencies based on history and presentation of the pediatric patient; Order appropriate laboratory tests to assess emergent pediatric orthopedic conditions; Distinguish injuries associated with child abuse from typical trauma; Differentiate between septic arthritis and transient synovitis on the basis of results of laboratory tests; Employ appropriate strategies for treatment of orthopedic infections in pediatric patients.

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Bradford O. Parsons, MD, Tom R. Norris, MD, Sumant Krishnan, MD, Anthony Romeo, MD, and Robert Hunter, MD

Discuss changes in implant design and surgical technique that have led to improved outcomes for RSA; Review strategies for addressing glenoid bone loss in RSA; Summarize intraoperative pearls for RSA; Develop a strategy for talking to patients about bad results; Recognize essential skills involved in rotator cuff repair.

Pediatrics I

Marybeth Barkocy, PT, DPT, Richard W. Kruse, DO, MBA, and Eduardo Novais, MD

List goals and interventions for each stage of physical therapy following traumatic orthopedic injury; Explain the biochemistry, classification, and clinical presentation of osteogenesis imperfecta; Use bisphosphonates to treat osteogenesis imperfecta; Diagnose acetabular dysplasia based on clinical presentation, physical examination, and
imaging studies; Choose an appropriate technique for performing periacetabular osteotomy in patients with acetabular dysplasia.

Rotator Cuff

Bradford O. Parsons, MD,Jeffrey Abrams, MD, Christian Gerber, MD, and Stephen Burkhart, MD

Identify indications for rotator cuff repair; Choose an appropriate suturing technique for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair; Determine the cause of a rotator cuff repair failure; Explain the association between rotator cuff repair and fatty infiltration; Correct for poor soft tissue and bone quality in rotator cuff repair.

The Foot and Ankle

Mark Glazebrook, MD, PhD, MSc, Bruce Sangeorzan, MD, and Arthur E. Helfand, DPM

Review the literature and surgical technique for repair of tarsal fractures; List indications for fusion of Lisfranc injuries; Manage flatfoot deformity in patients requiring total ankle arthroplasty; Perform a comprehensive foot examination for a patient with diabetes; Identify patients at risk of foot ulceration.

Pediatrics II

Antony Kallur, MD, Jessica C. McMichael, MD, and David H. Chafey, III, MD

Evaluate and treat spine trauma in children; Identify patients with supracondylar fracture who are in need of urgent treatment; List complications commonly associated with supracondylar fracture; Distinguish between simple bone cyst and other causes of pathologic fracture; Choose an appropriate course of treatment for pathologic fractures associated with bone cysts.

Ensuring Safe Outcomes/ Pediatric Issues/ Fractures

Jeffrey M. Nakano, MD, Jason T. Rhodes, MD, Brian A. Shaw, MD, and Taizoon H. Baxamusa, MD

Explain the importance of surgical safety checklists; Identify absolute indications for surgical management of medial epicondyle fractures; Overcome limitations to practicing medicine in the Third World; Treat forearm fractures in adults using plate and screw fixation; Anticipate complications associated with forearm fractures.

Topics in Emergency Medicine

Eric I. Rosenberg, MD, MSPH and Michael R. Oreskovich, MD

Manage farm-related traumatic injuries; Recognize the indications for prophylactic antibiotics for farm-related traumatic injuries; Discuss the pathophysiology of crush syndrome; Educate farm families about strategies to prevent farm-related injuries; Practice spine damage control for acute spine injuries.

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Bradford O. Parsons, MD, Tom R. Norris, MD, Sumant Krishnan, MD, Anthony Romeo, MD, and Robert Hunter, MD

Discuss changes in implant design and surgical technique that have led to improved outcomes for RSA; Review strategies for addressing glenoid bone loss in RSA; Summarize intraoperative pearls for RSA; Develop a strategy for talking to patients about bad results; Recognize essential skills involved in rotator cuff repair.

Rotator Cuff

Bradford O. Parsons, MD,Jeffrey Abrams, MD, Christian Gerber, MD, and Stephen Burkhart, MD

Identify indications for rotator cuff repair; Choose an appropriate suturing technique for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair; Determine the cause of a rotator cuff repair failure; Explain the association between rotator cuff repair and fatty infiltration; Correct for poor soft tissue and bone quality in rotator cuff repair.

The Foot and Ankle

Mark Glazebrook, MD, PhD, MSc, Bruce Sangeorzan, MD, and Arthur E. Helfand, DPM

Review the literature and surgical technique for repair of tarsal fractures; List indications for fusion of Lisfranc injuries; Manage flatfoot deformity in patients requiring total ankle arthroplasty; Perform a comprehensive foot examination for a patient with diabetes; Identify patients at risk of foot ulceration.

Trauma

Denis Calthorpe, FRCSI and Philip Kregor, MD

Identify key principles in the initial evaluation of the patient with polytrauma; Recognize early and late complications associated with pelvic and acetabular fractures; Evaluate and appropriately treat acute ankle trauma; Establish and consistently apply a protocol for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis; Manage calcaneal fractures nonoperatively and operatively.

Issues in Geriatrics

Paul Tornetta III, MD, Kyle F. Dickson, MD, MBA, Andrew H. Schmidt, MD, Melvin Paul Rosenwasser, MD, Shane Burch, MD, and Wade Smith, MD

Identify predictors of mortality in elderly trauma patients and provide aggressive early resuscitation; List indications for total hip arthroplasty and open reduction and internal fixation for geriatric acetabular fractures; Evaluate patients on chronic antiresorptive therapy for atypical femur fracture; Discuss the role of parathyroid hormone and bisphosphonates for the osteoporotic patient after spinal fusion; Manage intertrochanteric fractures and failed proximal femur fractures.

Orthopedics Emergencies in Children

Andrea Marmor, MD and Steven L. Frick, MD

Diagnose orthopedic emergencies based on history and presentation of the pediatric patient; Order appropriate laboratory tests to assess emergent pediatric orthopedic conditions; Distinguish injuries associated with child abuse from typical trauma; Differentiate between septic arthritis and transient synovitis on the basis of results of laboratory tests; Employ appropriate strategies for treatment of orthopedic infections in pediatric patients.

Pediatrics I

Marybeth Barkocy, PT, DPT, Richard W. Kruse, DO, MBA, and Eduardo Novais, MD

List goals and interventions for each stage of physical therapy following traumatic orthopedic injury; Explain the biochemistry, classification, and clinical presentation of osteogenesis imperfecta; Use bisphosphonates to treat osteogenesis imperfecta; Diagnose acetabular dysplasia based on clinical presentation, physical examination, and
imaging studies; Choose an appropriate technique for performing periacetabular osteotomy in patients with acetabular dysplasia.

Pediatrics II

Antony Kallur, MD, Jessica C. McMichael, MD, and David H. Chafey, III, MD

Evaluate and treat spine trauma in children; Identify patients with supracondylar fracture who are in need of urgent treatment; List complications commonly associated with supracondylar fracture; Distinguish between simple bone cyst and other causes of pathologic fracture; Choose an appropriate course of treatment for pathologic fractures associated with bone cysts.

Additional Information

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