Primary Care Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Update 2017
This course is designed to provide primary healthcare providers a review of current management techniques for sports-related and general orthopaedic issues in selected areas of the musculoskeletal system.
Emphasis of this course will be on problems commonly encountered by primary health care providers, including diagnosis, management, and appropriate criteria for referral to an orthopaedic surgeon or for other subspecialty care when indicated.
The general objectives of this conference for all participants are to:
- Review the evaluation and management of lower and upper extremity fractures;
- Review the evaluation and management of common wrist problems and arthritis;
- Review the evaluation and management of issues related to sports concussion;
- Update the knowledge on spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis;
- Explore adaptive sports participation;
- Review the evaluation and management of patellofemoral pain;
- Review the evaluation and management of the meniscus.
Further objectives for this conference, depending on the workshop the participant chooses to attend:
- Learn and perform the physical exam of the knee;
- Learn and perform the physical exam of the shoulder;
- Learn and perform the physical exam of the elbow, hand and wrist;
- Learn techniques for joint aspiration and injection;
- Learn techniques for trigger point injection;
- Learn and explain pain in the athletic population.
Fee Table for conference [PDF]
The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.