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 42 (OTH42) Topics Include:  DVT, Osteoporotic Ankle Fractures, Appropriate Candidates for Dynamic Imaging, Fractures of the Pelvis, Pain in SI Joints, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
OTH42
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
OTH42A, OTH42B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Highlights from the 7th Annual Johns Hopkins Spine Workshop

Summarize the advantages and disadantages of different surgical approaches for craniocervical procedures; Select appropriate screws for fixation based on spinal and sacropilvic anatomy; Confirm the safe placement of screws during spinal surgery; Select appropriate osteotomies for correction of spinal deformity; Optimize sagittal allignment during spinal surgery.

Highlights from the 2017 USC Spine Symposium, Part 1

Provide effective treatment for patients with osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures; Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of cervical arthrodesis and arthroplasty; Explain the etiology and natural history of cervical myelopathy; Select patients with cervical myelopathy who are most likely to benefit from surgery; Recognize the advantages of a minimally invasive approach for selected procedures on the spine.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Highlights from the Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center Update: Shoulder Diagnosis and Management at Northville, Part 1

Outline the anatomy of the shoulder joint; Determine whether operative management of a rotator cuff tear is indicated; Implement techniques for optimal repair of rotator cuff injuries; Recognize the importance of rehabilitation in the treatment of shoulder injuries; Assess and treat shoulder instability and dislocations.

Highlights from the 2017 USC Spine Symposium, Part 2

Maintain lumbar lordosis and sagittal balance in patients undergoing surgery for degenerative conditions; Manage blood and fluids during complex spinal procedures; Recognize risk factors and preventive measures associated with perioperative visual loss in patients undergoing spinal surgery; Maximize surgical precision during spinal procedures; Select the most appropriate neuromonitoring modalities based on type of surgery and target area.

Drug Therapy for Osteoporosis

Cite evidence about the benefits and risks of long-term therapy for osteoporosis; Summarize the effects of discontinuation of bisphosphonate and nonbisphosphonate therapies; Evaluate new information about the efficacy of sequential therapy; Incorporate current recommendations for drug holidays into therapeutic regimens for osteoporosis; Implement strategies for long-term management of patients with osteoporosis.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY AND GERIATRICS

Diagnosis and Management of the Shoulder and Scapula

Identify the primary actions of muscles controlling motion of the scapula and shoulder; Diagnose pathologic conditions of the shoulder and scapula; Select appropriate modalities to guide therapeutic injections in the shoulder; Weigh the risks and benefits of injectates for the management of pathologic conditions of the shoulder; Optimize the use of traditional and novel percutaneous interventions to manage shoulder and scapular conditions.

Rheumatologic Disease

Recognize the skeletal complications associated with medications in patients with rheumatic disease; Maintain a high index of suspicion for osteoporosis in patients with fragility-related fractures; Diagnose bone-related pathology in patients with rheumatic disease; Assess the risk factors for morbidity and death in patients with bone loss and rheumatic disease; Optimize the pharmacologic treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases.

Parathyroid Hormone

Summarize the pathophysiology of disorders involving excess and deficiency of parathyroid hormone (PTH); Differentiate the anabolic and catabolic effects of PTH; Cite literature documenting therapeutic effects of PTH and its analogues; Optimize the use of analogues of PTH for the treatment of osteoporosis; Select appropriate candidates for treatment of hypoparathyroidism with recombinant human PTH.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Highlights from the 12th Annual San Francisco International Orthopaedic Trauma Course, Part 1

Recognize indications for surgical management of glenoid fractures; Optimize outcomes in patients with fractures of the elbow and proximal forearm; Improve the management of periprosthetic fractures in patients who have had total hip arthroplasty; Minimize the risk for infection in patients with open fractures of the knee and tibia; Maximize the stability of the talus in patients with fractures of the ankle.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the ABCs of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation

Summarize the anatomy of the glenohumeral joint; Cite literature supporting surgical management of glenohumeral dislocation; Cite literature supporting nonsurgical management of glenohumeral dislocation in skeletally immature patients; Use appropriate diagnostic tests to evaluate the presence and extent of femoroacetabular impingement; Select optimal surgical approaches to the repair of femoroacetabular impingement.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE

Highlights from the 2017 USC Spine Symposium, Part 1

Provide effective treatment for patients with osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures; Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of cervical arthrodesis and arthroplasty; Explain the etiology and natural history of cervical myelopathy; Select patients with cervical myelopathy who are most likely to benefit from surgery; Recognize the advantages of a minimally invasive approach for selected procedures on the spine.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Highlights from the 2017 USC Spine Symposium, Part 2

Maintain lumbar lordosis and sagittal balance in patients undergoing surgery for degenerative conditions; Manage blood and fluids during complex spinal procedures; Recognize risk factors and preventive measures associated with perioperative visual loss in patients undergoing spinal surgery; Maximize surgical precision during spinal procedures; Select the most appropriate neuromonitoring modalities based on type of surgery and target area.

Drug Therapy for Osteoporosis

Cite evidence about the benefits and risks of long-term therapy for osteoporosis; Summarize the effects of discontinuation of bisphosphonate and nonbisphosphonate therapies; Evaluate new information about the efficacy of sequential therapy; Incorporate current recommendations for drug holidays into therapeutic regimens for osteoporosis; Implement strategies for long-term management of patients with osteoporosis.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY AND GERIATRICS

Rheumatologic Disease

Recognize the skeletal complications associated with medications in patients with rheumatic disease; Maintain a high index of suspicion for osteoporosis in patients with fragility-related fractures; Diagnose bone-related pathology in patients with rheumatic disease; Assess the risk factors for morbidity and death in patients with bone loss and rheumatic disease; Optimize the pharmacologic treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases.

Highlights from the ABCs of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation

Summarize the anatomy of the glenohumeral joint; Cite literature supporting surgical management of glenohumeral dislocation; Cite literature supporting nonsurgical management of glenohumeral dislocation in skeletally immature patients; Use appropriate diagnostic tests to evaluate the presence and extent of femoroacetabular impingement; Select optimal surgical approaches to the repair of femoroacetabular impingement.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE

Highlights from the 7th Annual Johns Hopkins Spine Workshop

Summarize the advantages and disadantages of different surgical approaches for craniocervical procedures; Select appropriate screws for fixation based on spinal and sacropilvic anatomy; Confirm the safe placement of screws during spinal surgery; Select appropriate osteotomies for correction of spinal deformity; Optimize sagittal allignment during spinal surgery.

Highlights from the Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center Update: Shoulder Diagnosis and Management at Northville, Part 1

Outline the anatomy of the shoulder joint; Determine whether operative management of a rotator cuff tear is indicated; Implement techniques for optimal repair of rotator cuff injuries; Recognize the importance of rehabilitation in the treatment of shoulder injuries; Assess and treat shoulder instability and dislocations.

Diagnosis and Management of the Shoulder and Scapula

Identify the primary actions of muscles controlling motion of the scapula and shoulder; Diagnose pathologic conditions of the shoulder and scapula; Select appropriate modalities to guide therapeutic injections in the shoulder; Weigh the risks and benefits of injectates for the management of pathologic conditions of the shoulder; Optimize the use of traditional and novel percutaneous interventions to manage shoulder and scapular conditions.

Parathyroid Hormone

Summarize the pathophysiology of disorders involving excess and deficiency of parathyroid hormone (PTH); Differentiate the anabolic and catabolic effects of PTH; Cite literature documenting therapeutic effects of PTH and its analogues; Optimize the use of analogues of PTH for the treatment of osteoporosis; Select appropriate candidates for treatment of hypoparathyroidism with recombinant human PTH.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Highlights from the 12th Annual San Francisco International Orthopaedic Trauma Course, Part 1

Recognize indications for surgical management of glenoid fractures; Optimize outcomes in patients with fractures of the elbow and proximal forearm; Improve the management of periprosthetic fractures in patients who have had total hip arthroplasty; Minimize the risk for infection in patients with open fractures of the knee and tibia; Maximize the stability of the talus in patients with fractures of the ankle.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

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.