May 30th, 2013 to June 1st, 2013
Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Musculoskeletal Traumatology, University of Cincinnati
This course is designed to present advanced instruction for the management of orthopaedic fractures and injuries from initial evaluation and surgical technique through convalescence and rehabilitation. The target audience includes practicing orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic residents, physician assistants, nurse practioners and orthopaedic nurses interested in or currently caring for orthopaedic injury patients. Emphasis will be placed on fracture care in the community practice environment.A total of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits will be designated for this course.
Participants will be engaged in an interactive format including:
Case modules and debates – the presentation of didactic material through injury topics or debates encouraging interactive sessions between participants and faculty panels.
Hands-on workshops – lab sessions with surgical implants and saw bones offering participants the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated in the case modules
and small group discussions.
Surgery video sessions – addressing internal and external fixation as well as surgical approaches and reduction illustrating the "tips & tricks" for these techniques.
Case discussions – arranged to provide ample individualized interaction between faculty and participants. These sessions are devoted to discussing difficult cases.
Clinical risk and malpractice management panel – an informal panel discussion concerning the reduction of malpractice risk exposure and the current issues concerning tort reform.
Identify the current principles with orthopaedic trauma injuries in the community environment.
Integrate the technical aspects of rapid extremity immobilization including spanning external fixation and intramedullary nailing into health care providers' practices.
Evaluate soft tissue injuries about the shoulder and knee and differentiate various definitive treatment strategies.
Compare and contrast the various treatment strategies for patients with orthopaedic trauma injuries.
Define the current standards for post-injury rehabilitation after orthopaedic injury.
Recognize and assess practice risk reduction in caring for orthopaedic injury patients.
The course is intended for practicing orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic residents, physician assistants, nurse practioners, and orthopaedic nurses interested in or currently caring for orthopaedic injury patients.
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The conference will be held from May 30th to June 1st 2013, at Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel, located in downtown Cincinnati at 35 West 5th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. The group rate is $139.00. Click here for hotel information
Brochure and Other Information
Click Here for a PDF version of the brochure for this year's conference, including the course overview and itinerary.
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Course Reservations and Questions
Can be directed to Carol Weast 513-558-2978
Photos from previous years' conferences can be found here.