Current Solutions in Foot & Ankle Surgery
February 8 - February 10
This is a two and a half day CME symposium that focuses on comprehensive diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of orthopaedic diseases involving the foot and ankle. This course set out to deliver up-to-date information in the specific topic areas of foot fractures, forefoot injuries and complications, reconstructions, deformity corrections, ankle arthritis, and soft tissue repairs. The course format consists of lectures, interactive panel discussions with audience, difficult case controversies and hands-on surgical and technique training in a cadaver lab setting. In the laboratory, physicians will have the opportunity to evaluate several state-of-the-art technologies such as: surgical navigation, powered instrumentation, and hand instruments.
Orthopaedic surgeons, doctors of podiatric medicine, fellows, residents, nurses, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes foot and ankle surgery.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Apply principles and surgical techniques for reconstruction in the foot and ankle
- Demonstrate surgical techniques for Achilles Insertional Debridement and Repair
- Understand and perform surgical approaches facilitating access to the foot and ankle
PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) and International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). FORE is accredited by the ACCME 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.
PODIATRISTS: The Podiatry Institute is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. This activity is approved for up to 16 continuing education contact hours.
A special thank you to last years’ supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, please contact Alex Ricketts
Brace & Limb
FIVE Labs is a new and innovative facility designed to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals and to foster creativity for the development of technologies for healthcare’s biggest challenges.
4115 W. Spruce St.
Tampa, FL 33607
Renaissance International Plaza
4200 Jim Walter Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: (813) 877-9200
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Renaissance International Plaza at the rate of $159.00 per night plus taxes and hotel fees. TO receive the group rate, reservations must be made on or before January 25, 2018.Please mention “FORE Current Solutions in Foot & Ankle Surgery” when making a reservation.
Accommodations for Disabilities
Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 4115 W Spruce St, Tampa FL 33607 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.