This course is designed for orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be 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.
- Define surgical and nonoperative approaches for common knee injuries.
- 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 for total knee and hip arthroplasty.
- Examine how new practice management services and approaches integrated into the daily office flow can better serve patients.