2017 Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Practitioner & Rehabilitation Therapist
July 21 - July 23
This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the most current diagnostic and treatment options in every orthopaedic subspecialty. A distinguished faculty will present recent advances in pediatrics, trauma, & fracture fixation, arthritis, joint reconstruction, sports related conditions, spine surgery, biologics, and physical therapy. Participants will be given ample time for interactive discussions, opportunities to interact with faculty, plus hands-on workshops.
Primary care practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and any allied healthcare professional whose scope of practice or profession includes orthopaedics.
Seth Gasser, MD
Sports Medicine Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Review common musculoskeletal ailments
- Discuss updates in treating common orthopaedic injuries
- Assess appropriate diagnostic imaging tests
- Evaluate indications for referral to a specialist with regard to hip & knee disorders
- Develop new approaches to relieve pain and improve function; specifically the painful shoulder
- Evaluate existing therapies to enhance treatment
John Arrington, MDJohn Arrington, MD is the Medical Director at the University Diagnostics Institute in Tampa, FL.
Christopher E. Baker, MDChristopher E. Baker, MD is a Sports Medicine physician at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
Scott Brickett, ATCScott Brickett, ATC is the Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Tampa, FL.
Lynne CoucharaLynne Couchara is the founder of Elite Hypnosis and Wellness, and Elite Sports Hypnosis in Tampa, FL.
Eddy L. Echols, MDEddy L. Echols, MD is a Shoulder & Elbow and Sports Medicine Surgeon at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
Adam C. Morse, DOAdam C. Morse, DO is the Co Director of Sports Medicine and a Shoulder & Elbow surgeon at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
Jason Nydick, DOJason Nydick, DO is an Upper Extremity Surgeon at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
David T. Watson, MDDavid T. Watson, MD is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the University of South Florida and a Staff Traumatologist at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
A special thank you to last years’ supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, please contact our office directly at 813-877-8096 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Achieve Home Care, LLC
- Aesculap Biologics
- Endo Pharmaceuticals
- Ferring Pharmaceuticals
- Horizon Pharma
- Ossur Americas
- RTI Surgical, Inc.
- Smith & Nephew
- Stryker Endoscopy
- West Coast Brace & Limb
500 Mandalay Boulevard
Clearwater, Florida 33767
A small block of rooms has been reserved at the Sandpearl on Clearwater Beach. Please mention “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Practitioner” when booking your room to reserve the group rate of $209.00 plus applicable tax and resort fees before July 6, 2017.
483 East Shore Drive
Clearwater Beach, FL 33736
Hilton Clearwater Beach
400 Mandalay Avenue
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
From North & East
Follow I-75 South or I-4 West to 275 South through Tampa. As you approach Tampa International Airport, take Exit 39 and merge onto SR 60 West. If you are coming from Tampa International Airport; take the first exit onto SR 60 West. Continue heading west for almost 14 miles; after having driven through Clearwater, you will go over the Memorial Causeway onto Clearwater Beach. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit, marked North Beaches & Mandalay Avenue. The Sandpearl is located 1/3 of a mile north of the roundabout on the left side of the road at 500 Mandalay Avenue at the intersection with Baymont Street. Daily attendee valet and overnight parking is $10.00.
Head North on I-275 until you exit at Junction 30 marked SR 686 West Roosevelt Blvd. Continue on this road past the St. Pete/Clearwater Airport, over the Bayside Bridge until you exit to the left onto SR 60 West, also known as Gulf to Bay Blvd. After approximately 4.5 miles you will go over the Memorial Causeway onto Clearwater Beach. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit, marked North Beaches & Mandalay Avenue. The Sandpearl is located 1/3 of a mile north of the roundabout on the left side of the road at 500 Mandalay Avenue at the intersection of Baymont Street and Mandalay. Daily attendee valet and overnight parking is $10.00
Accommodations for Disabilities
Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 13020 Telecom Pkwy N, Tampa, FL 33637 or call 813-877-8096 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.
Events, activities and facilities of Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status as provided by the law and in accordance with FORE’s respect for personal dignity.