Current Solutions in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
February 1, 2018 - February 3, 2018
This course is designed to provide the orthopaedic surgeon with a comprehensive update on treatments for various shoulder and elbow disorders including conservative care, arthroplasty, arthroscopy, and fracture management. The course format is a diverse combination of lectures, hands-on workshops and engaging panel discussions. A pre-course cadaveric lab provides advanced surgical techniques for TSA and RTSA surgical techniques for those registrants. A group of distinguished faculty will present their experience, techniques, and discuss individual cases. Ample time for question and answer sessions will be provided for participants to interact with faculty.
Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurses and other healthcare professionals whose
scope of practice includes shoulder and elbow surgery.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Apply innovative methods of assessment and management to various shoulder and elbow disorders
Apply current concepts to total elbow arthroplasty
Consider the post-operative complications and outcomes following anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty
Identify humeral and glenoid bone loss and develop strategies to manage as they relate to anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty
Develop strategies for the treatment of shoulder instability
Assess the options for the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears
Douglas Abrams is an author, editor, and literary agent. He is the founder and president of Idea Architects, a creative book and media agency helping visionaries to create a wiser, healthier, and more just world. He has written books with Desmond Tutu for over a decade and most recently is the co-author of The Book of Joy with Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama. His books have been credited with convincing then-President Bill Clinton to stop genocide and for launching the modern anti-slavery movement.
Dialogue is key to Doug’s work, and he believes that genius is a collaborative process. His goal is to bring people together in a cultural conversation through books and media. Throughout all of his wide-ranging projects, Doug aspires to help build a prism through which life-changing conversations and experiences can be created and nourished. He has had the privilege of interviewing extraordinary global heroes including Jimmy Carter, Bono, Carlos Santana, Richard Branson, and many others. As an agent, he represents Desmond Tutu, Nobel Laureate Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, Dr. James Doty, Beau Lotto, Bryan Stevenson, and other visionaries.
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A special thank you to last years’ supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, please contact Alex Ricketts
DePuy Synthes (Trauma, JR, Mitek)
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
700 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina at the rate of $249.00 per night plus taxes and hotel fees. TO receive the group rate, reservations must be made on or before January 4, 2018. Please mention “FORE Current Solutions in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery” when making a reservation.
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.
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4115 W. Spruce St.
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