Target Audience

This course is designed for orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be better able to:

  • Evaluate management strategies for total joint replacement in younger and older patients, including recognizing and minimizing surgical complications.
  • Review and critique current treatment options (arthroscopic and open) for sports-related and knee, shoulder and elbow injuries.
  • Summarize preferred surgical approaches for joint replacement, knee ligamentous reconstruction, shoulder stabilization and the preferred use of arthroscopic applications.
  • Describe non-operative, prophylactic, and pain management approaches that may improve overall patient care.
  • Examine current approaches to patellofemoral, meniscal and articular cartilage surgery.
  • Review the latest applications and treatment options for fractures around the shoulder, elbow, knee and hip in active patients.
  • Assess current surgical approaches and newer concepts or total knee and hip arthroplasty.
  • Examine how new practice management services and approaches integrated into the daily office flow can better serve patients.
This continuing medical education activity is provided by

ACCREDITATION: Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION:This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

FACULTY/PLANNER DISCLOSURE POLICY: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.

NOTICE: Faculty, topics, program schedule and credit hours are subject to change. Audiotaping or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the program committee.