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 43 (OTH43) Topics Include:  Ultrasonography vs MRI, Sacroiliac Joint, Radial and Ulnar Shaft Fractures, Tibial Nonunion, Elements of Bone Quality, and more.

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

Full Course:
OTH43
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
OTH43A, OTH43B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Highlights from the 3rd International Conference on Sacroiliac Joint Surgery, Part 2

Explain the rationale for performing simultaneous fusion of the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint; Summarize the principles of radiofrequency neurotomy; Assess data on the effectiveness of radiofrequency neurotomy for relieving pain in the sacroiliac joint; Apply principles and techniques to optimize outcomes after radiofrequency neurotomy; Determine whether the sacroiliac joint is the source of a patient's low back pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Highlights from the 12th Annual San Francisco International Orthopaedic Trauma Course, Part 2

Summarize the benefits of clinical registries; Prevent, diagnose, and manage deep venous thrombosis in trauma patients; Select optimal material for bone grafting; Manage patients with infected nonunion; Optimize outcomes for patients with diaphyseal nonunion.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Osteoporosis

Summarize the benefits and limitations of the Fracture Risk Assessment Tool; Counsel patients on minimization of risk factors for fracture; Emphasize the importance of diet for prevention of fractures; Recognize the wide variety of dietary supplements reported to improve bone health; Recommend an appropriate exercise regimen for optimization of bone health.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Upper Extremity Fractures

Select appropriate candidates for surgical treatment of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures; Assess elderly patients with distal humeral fractures; Recognize patterns of fractures in the wrist; Evaluate ligamentous injuries in the wrist; Optimize the diagnosis and treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 18th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium, Part 1

Optimize the reduction of osteoporotic ankle fractures; Recognize the value and limitations of patient-reported outcomes in orthopedic surgery; Select appropriate candidates for operative management of shoulder dislocations and for arthroscopic hip surgery; Assess the bony and neurovascular status of patients with dislocations of the knee; Improve the surgical management of rotator cuff injuries.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Miscellaneous Topics in Orthopedics

Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of ultrasonography vs magnetic resonance imaging; Apply algorithms for diagnosis of rotator cuff pathology; Select appropriate candidates for dynamic imaging.; Optimize care for patients with fragility fractures; Explain the human and financial costs of osteoporotic spinal fractures.

Debates and Updates from the 18th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Select appropriate candidates for amputation compared with salvage of the lower limb after severe fracture; Cite literature relevant to surgical management of type 3C tibial fractures; Compare and contrast open reduction and internal fixation with replacement of radial head and neck fractures; Optimize outcomes for patients with high-energy tibial pilon fractures; Perform a thorough assessment of patients with tibial nonunion.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 18th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium, Part 2

Evaluate causes of and ways to prevent malreduction and loss of fixation after surgery for fractures of the pelvic ring and acetabulum. 2. Discuss principles of management and surgical indications for fractures of the acetabulum; Develop strategies for the management of life-threatening conditions in patients with polytrauma that includes orthopedic injuries; Summarize indications for the surgical management of fractures of the pelvis; Review surgical techniques for different types of fractures of the proximal femur.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Miscellaneous Topics in Orthopedics

Recognize clinical types and manifestations of hypophosphatasia; Select optimal treatment modalities for hypophosphatasia; Discuss elements of bone quality such as collagen cross-linking and the lamellar structure of bone itself; Initiate or modify treatment regimens in patients with lower back pain based on assessment of spinal-pelvic alignment; Apply current guidelines for treatment of patients with lower back pain.

Highlights from the 3rd International Conference on Sacroiliac Joint Surgery

Evaluate patients with pain in their SI joints; Cite current literature about diagnosis and management of SI joint pain; Select appropriate therapies for patients with SI joint pain; Implement screening uestionnaires for identification of SI joint pain; Recognize anatomic variations of the SI joint and surrounding environment.

Highlights from the 12th Annual San Francisco International Orthopaedic Trauma Course, Part 2

Summarize the benefits of clinical registries; Prevent, diagnose, and manage deep venous thrombosis in trauma patients; Select optimal material for bone grafting; Manage patients with infected nonunion; Optimize outcomes for patients with diaphyseal nonunion.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 18th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium, Part 1

Optimize the reduction of osteoporotic ankle fractures; Recognize the value and limitations of patient-reported outcomes in orthopedic surgery; Select appropriate candidates for operative management of shoulder dislocations and for arthroscopic hip surgery; Assess the bony and neurovascular status of patients with dislocations of the knee; Improve the surgical management of rotator cuff injuries.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Miscellaneous Topics in Orthopedics

Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of ultrasonography vs magnetic resonance imaging; Apply algorithms for diagnosis of rotator cuff pathology; Select appropriate candidates for dynamic imaging.; Optimize care for patients with fragility fractures; Explain the human and financial costs of osteoporotic spinal fractures.

Highlights from the 18th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium, Part 2

Evaluate causes of and ways to prevent malreduction and loss of fixation after surgery for fractures of the pelvic ring and acetabulum. 2. Discuss principles of management and surgical indications for fractures of the acetabulum; Develop strategies for the management of life-threatening conditions in patients with polytrauma that includes orthopedic injuries; Summarize indications for the surgical management of fractures of the pelvis; Review surgical techniques for different types of fractures of the proximal femur.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 3rd International Conference on Sacroiliac Joint Surgery

Evaluate patients with pain in their SI joints; Cite current literature about diagnosis and management of SI joint pain; Select appropriate therapies for patients with SI joint pain; Implement screening uestionnaires for identification of SI joint pain; Recognize anatomic variations of the SI joint and surrounding environment.

Highlights from the 3rd International Conference on Sacroiliac Joint Surgery, Part 2

Explain the rationale for performing simultaneous fusion of the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint; Summarize the principles of radiofrequency neurotomy; Assess data on the effectiveness of radiofrequency neurotomy for relieving pain in the sacroiliac joint; Apply principles and techniques to optimize outcomes after radiofrequency neurotomy; Determine whether the sacroiliac joint is the source of a patient's low back pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Osteoporosis

Summarize the benefits and limitations of the Fracture Risk Assessment Tool; Counsel patients on minimization of risk factors for fracture; Emphasize the importance of diet for prevention of fractures; Recognize the wide variety of dietary supplements reported to improve bone health; Recommend an appropriate exercise regimen for optimization of bone health.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Upper Extremity Fractures

Select appropriate candidates for surgical treatment of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures; Assess elderly patients with distal humeral fractures; Recognize patterns of fractures in the wrist; Evaluate ligamentous injuries in the wrist; Optimize the diagnosis and treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Debates and Updates from the 18th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Select appropriate candidates for amputation compared with salvage of the lower limb after severe fracture; Cite literature relevant to surgical management of type 3C tibial fractures; Compare and contrast open reduction and internal fixation with replacement of radial head and neck fractures; Optimize outcomes for patients with high-energy tibial pilon fractures; Perform a thorough assessment of patients with tibial nonunion.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Miscellaneous Topics in Orthopedics

Recognize clinical types and manifestations of hypophosphatasia; Select optimal treatment modalities for hypophosphatasia; Discuss elements of bone quality such as collagen cross-linking and the lamellar structure of bone itself; Initiate or modify treatment regimens in patients with lower back pain based on assessment of spinal-pelvic alignment; Apply current guidelines for treatment of patients with lower back pain.

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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