COURSE OVERVIEW: A distinguished faculty will present recent advances in trauma and fracture fixation, arthritis management, joint reconstruction, treatment of sports-related conditions, spine surgery, hand and upper extremity evaluation and management, and physical therapy. Participants will be given ample time for interactive discussions and opportunities to interact with faculty, plus hands-on workshops.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe common musculoskeletal conditions
• Discuss updates in treatment of common orthopaedic injuries
• Assess appropriate diagnostic imaging tests
• Understand indications for referral to a specialist with regard to hip and knee disorders
• Apply new approaches to relieve pain and improve function in patients with orthopaedic injuries
• Evaluate existing therapies to enhance treatment
TARGET AUDIENCE: Primary care practitioners, physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and other allied healthcare professionals whose scope of practice or profession includes orthopaedics.
ACCREDITATION: PHYSICIANS: FORE is accredited by the accreditation council for continuing medical education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: APPROVAL PENDING FROM THE FLORIDA BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
ATHLETIC TRAINERS: Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education is recognized by the Board of Certification, inc. to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers. This program has been approved for 18.75 hours of Category A continuing education. Certified athletic trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours spent participating in the CE activity.
Physicians: USD 500.0
Fellows and Other Health Care Professionals: USD 350.0
Friday Workshop Only: USD 100.0