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ASI's Orthopedics CME Review, Series 32 (OTH32) enables healthcare professionals to earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in a convenient, travel-friendly and flexible format. For over 30 years, ASI has provided vacation-friendly accredited continuing education seminars to health professionals in the areas of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, NeurologyTrauma and dozens of other medical and dental specialties.

The current Orthopedics CME Review seminar includes the following topics:

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Meniscus Surgery/Unicompartmental Knee Replacement/ Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty John M. Marzo, MD, John A. Repicci, MD, DDS, and Paul D. Paterson, MD

Describe the impact of meniscal root avulsion on biomechanical factors in the knee; discuss the role of unicompartmental arthroplasty for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis; identify potential indications for use of RSA; recognize the limitations and potential complications associated with RSA; and highlight the key factors in successful outpatient unicompartmental arthroplasty.

Total Ankle Arthroplasty/ Tibial Tendon/ Tibial and Humeral Fractures Steven Weinfeld, MD, Adolph S. Flemister, MD, Cory Allen Collinge, MD, and Matthew L. Jimenez, MD

Review the evidence for arthroplasty and arthrodesis for treatment of the arthritic ankle; Discuss the classification and treatment of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction; Outline the approach to management of high-energy tibial plateau fractures; List the advantages and disadvantages of using plates vs intramedullary nails for the treatment of humeral fractures; Describe the different surgical approaches used in the treatment of humeral fractures.

Advances in Shoulder Surgery Felix H. Savoie III, MD, Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, Jon J.P. Warner, MD, and Tom R. Norris, MD

Identify common areas for suprascapular nerve entrapment and discuss the treatment options; review the decision-making process for planning a shoulder arthroplasty; discuss treatment options for glenohumeral arthritis in the young patient; provide an overview of the indications, complications, and economic outlook for reverse shoulder arthroscopy; summarize the approach to reverse shoulder arthroplasty in the setting of glenoid bone loss.

Total Shoulder Replacement and Other Shoulder Challenges Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, Jon J.P. Warner, MD, Matthew T. Provencher, MD, and Nikhil N. Verma, MD

List key principles in the management of the glenoid and humeral sides in revision arthroplasty; summarize the preoperative approach to shoulder arthroplasty that creates the best value for the patient; review the current treatment options for recurrent shoulder instability; identify key aspects of instability repair; explain the relationship between bone loss and recurrent instability and discuss findings that suggest the presence of bone loss.

Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroplasty, and Shoulder Lesions Marc J. Philippon, MD, Evan L. Flatow, MD, and Wesley M. Nottage, MD

Discuss the importance of preoperative screening and indicate relative contraindications to hip arthroscopy; review the current literature about the use of hip arthro-scopy in the treatment of labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement; list findings that increase the likelihood for joint infection;utline the pathologic cascade of events that leads to posterior peel-back seen with SLAP tears; describe the role of unaddressed biceps outlet pathology in the failure of SLAP repair.

Surgical Insights Laurence D. Higgins, MD and Marc J. Philippon, MD

Review the no operative and operative management considerations for proximal humerus fractures; recognize the roles of fatty infiltration and timing of repair for massive rotator cuff tears; list key steps in the surgical management of massive rotator cuff tears; identify etiologies and current treatment options for the snapping hip; describe indications and the technique for labral reconstruction with iliotibial band auto graft.

Geriatric Fracture Programs/ Hip Fractures Michael J. O'Boyle, MD, Matthew L. Jimenez, MD, and Philip James Kregor, MD

Summarize the impact of geriatric fracture programs in the current management of geriatric hip fractures; list indications for acute total hip arthroplasty after acetabular fracture; recognize technical considerations for late total hip arthroplasty following operative treatment of acetabular fractures; discuss the treatment approach to acetabular fractures and identify factors affecting the outcome; review the evaluation of and surgical planning for femoral nonunion.

Trauma Surgery Paul Tornetta III, MD, Kyle F. Dickson, MD, MBA, Ross K. Leighton, MD, and Meir T. Marmor, MD

List the indications for operative treatment of glenoid fractures; review the Pipkin classification and treatment options for femoral head fractures associated with posterior hip dislocation; differentiate between tibial plateau fractures that require operative vs nonoperative management; discuss key steps in the irrigation and debridement of open fractures; identify methods used to assess syndesmotic stability and recognize malreduction.

Focus on the Rotator Cuff/ Scapular Neuropathy Michael Caughey, MD, Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD, Stephan S. Burkhart, MD, and Jon J.P. Warner, MD

List intraoperative and postoperative factors that affect RC repair; summarize the evidence that suggests RC repair is beneficial; identify limitations in evidence-based medicine for RC repair; describe the current scientific evidence regarding factors that affect outcome of RC repair; and outline the phases of rehabilitation that follow RC repair.

Spinal Pathology/ Shoulder Solutions Philip R. Weinstein, MD, Stephen S. Burkhart, MD, Matthew T. Provencher, MD and Ettore Taverna, MD

Review the presentation of spinal cysts and discuss the imaging modalities used for the diagnosis of spinal cysts; Identify the principles of repair for massive rotator cuff tears with pseudoparalysis; Discuss controversial areas of shoulder instability rehabilitation; Describe the phases of rehabilitation after shoulder instability repair; Outline the steps in arthroscopic bony augmentation of glenoid for glenoid bone loss.

Advances in Shoulder Surgery Felix H. Savoie III, MD, Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, Jon J.P. Warner, MD, and Tom R. Norris, MD

Identify common areas for suprascapular nerve entrapment and discuss the treatment options; review the decision-making process for planning a shoulder arthroplasty; discuss treatment options for glenohumeral arthritis in the young patient; provide an overview of the indications, complications, and economic outlook for reverse shoulder arthroscopy; summarize the approach to reverse shoulder arthroplasty in the setting of glenoid bone loss.

Total Shoulder Replacement and Other Shoulder Challenges Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, Jon J.P. Warner, MD, Matthew T. Provencher, MD, and Nikhil N. Verma, MD

List key principles in the management of the glenoid and humeral sides in revision arthroplasty; summarize the preoperative approach to shoulder arthroplasty that creates the best value for the patient; review the current treatment options for recurrent shoulder instability; identify key aspects of instability repair; explain the relationship between bone loss and recurrent instability and discuss findings that suggest the presence of bone loss.

Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroplasty, and Shoulder Lesions Marc J. Philippon, MD, Evan L. Flatow, MD, and Wesley M. Nottage, MD

Discuss the importance of preoperative screening and indicate relative contraindications to hip arthroscopy; review the current literature about the use of hip arthro-scopy in the treatment of labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement; list findings that increase the likelihood for joint infection;utline the pathologic cascade of events that leads to posterior peel-back seen with SLAP tears; describe the role of unaddressed biceps outlet pathology in the failure of SLAP repair.

Surgical Insights Laurence D. Higgins, MD and Marc J. Philippon, MD

Review the no operative and operative management considerations for proximal humerus fractures; recognize the roles of fatty infiltration and timing of repair for massive rotator cuff tears; list key steps in the surgical management of massive rotator cuff tears; identify etiologies and current treatment options for the snapping hip; describe indications and the technique for labral reconstruction with iliotibial band auto graft.

Trauma Surgery Paul Tornetta III, MD, Kyle F. Dickson, MD, MBA, Ross K. Leighton, MD, and Meir T. Marmor, MD

List the indications for operative treatment of glenoid fractures; review the Pipkin classification and treatment options for femoral head fractures associated with posterior hip dislocation; differentiate between tibial plateau fractures that require operative vs nonoperative management; discuss key steps in the irrigation and debridement of open fractures; identify methods used to assess syndesmotic stability and recognize malreduction.

Geriatric Fracture Programs/ Hip Fractures Michael J. O'Boyle, MD, Matthew L. Jimenez, MD, and Philip James Kregor, MD

Summarize the impact of geriatric fracture programs in the current management of geriatric hip fractures; list indications for acute total hip arthroplasty after acetabular fracture; recognize technical considerations for late total hip arthroplasty following operative treatment of acetabular fractures; discuss the treatment approach to acetabular fractures and identify factors affecting the outcome; review the evaluation of and surgical planning for femoral nonunion.

Focus on the Rotator Cuff/ Scapular Neuropathy Michael Caughey, MD, Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD, Stephan S. Burkhart, MD, and Jon J.P. Warner, MD

List intraoperative and postoperative factors that affect RC repair; summarize the evidence that suggests RC repair is beneficial; identify limitations in evidence-based medicine for RC repair; describe the current scientific evidence regarding factors that affect outcome of RC repair; and outline the phases of rehabilitation that follow RC repair.

Spinal Pathology/ Shoulder Solutions Philip R. Weinstein, MD, Stephen S. Burkhart, MD, Matthew T. Provencher, MD and Ettore Taverna, MD

Review the presentation of spinal cysts and discuss the imaging modalities used for the diagnosis of spinal cysts; Identify the principles of repair for massive rotator cuff tears with pseudoparalysis; Discuss controversial areas of shoulder instability rehabilitation; Describe the phases of rehabilitation after shoulder instability repair; Outline the steps in arthroscopic bony augmentation of glenoid for glenoid bone loss.

Meniscus Surgery/Unicompartmental Knee Replacement/ Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty John M. Marzo, MD, John A. Repicci, MD, DDS, and Paul D. Paterson, MD

Describe the impact of meniscal root avulsion on biomechanical factors in the knee; discuss the role of unicompartmental arthroplasty for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis; identify potential indications for use of RSA; recognize the limitations and potential complications associated with RSA; and highlight the key factors in successful outpatient unicompartmental arthroplasty.

Total Ankle Arthroplasty/ Tibial Tendon/ Tibial and Humeral Fractures Steven Weinfeld, MD, Adolph S. Flemister, MD, Cory Allen Collinge, MD, and Matthew L. Jimenez, MD

Review the evidence for arthroplasty and arthrodesis for treatment of the arthritic ankle; Discuss the classification and treatment of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction; Outline the approach to management of high-energy tibial plateau fractures; List the advantages and disadvantages of using plates vs intramedullary nails for the treatment of humeral fractures; Describe the different surgical approaches used in the treatment of humeral fractures.

 

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Additional continuing medical education options available:

If you have taken the current Orthopedics CME Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits in Orthopedics, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon. There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available in this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

ASI also offers a Sports Medicine CME Review.

 

What American Seminar Institute clients are saying about their CME seminar experience:

"..my (Orthopedics CME Review) seminar was to the point, useful and informative. I greatly appreciated the flexible format and schedule and was able to create balance between my daily seminar schedule and precious time with my family." Stanley, MD, Orthopedics, 2013

"..an efficient and convenient way of (obtaining) continuing medical education. Thank you!" David, MD, Orthopedics, 2013

"I have taken ASI courses for years, most recently your Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Aruba..as always the course was prime, the service friendly and efficient and my documentation delivered promptly." Marcella, RPT, Orthopedics/Sports Medicine, 2013

 

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