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2017 Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Practitioner & Rehabilitation Therapist

July 21 - July 23

Course Description

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.

Target Audience

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

Course Director

Seth Gasser, MD
Sports Medicine Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

 

Objectives

  • 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

 


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 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS:  The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide medical education to physicians. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenters or the sponsors.
Florida Board of Physical Therapy has approved this activity for 16 CE hours.

ATHLETIC TRAINERSFORE  is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers. This program has been approved for 16 hours of category A continuing education. Certified athletic trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours spent participating in the CE Activity.

Supported By

A special thank you to this years’ supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, download the Exhibitor Prospectus here.

Accommodations & Transportation

Sandpearl Resort

The Sandpearl Resort
500 Mandalay Boulevard
Clearwater, Florida 33767
Phone Number: (727) 441-2425

Hotel Reservations

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.

Alternative Hotels:

Coral Resort
483 East Shore Drive
Clearwater Beach, FL 33736
Phone: 727-446-3711\

Hilton Clearwater Beach
400 Mandalay Avenue
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS

Directions

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.

From South
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.



Details

Start:
July 21
End:
July 23

Organizer

Seth Gasser, MD

Venue

The Sandpearl Resort
500 Mandalay Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33767 United States
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Phone:
877-726-3111
Website:
http://www.sandpearl.com/
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