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Frontiers in Upper Extremity Surgery
November 2, 2018 - November 3, 2018
Through a mix of didactic presentations and interactive debates, the expert faculty for this live CME activity will update you on treatment options and outcomes for a variety of common and complex hand and upper extremity conditions. The first day of the meeting will be devoted to a hands-on cadaver lab where you will practice hand and wrist procedures that involve plating, internal bracing, and arthrodesis. Come to the meeting with the questions you need answered to advance your practice – you’ll have plenty of opportunities to engage with the faculty.
Orthopaedic hand surgeons, general orthopaedic surgeons, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes hand and upper extremity surgery.
Evaluate surgical and nonsurgical principles of managing common hand and upper extremity problems
Address common problems and complications associated with distal radius fractures
Implement enhanced management of fractures, Dupuytren and arthritis problems
Employ current trends and techniques in microsurgical and soft tissue reconstruction in the upper extremity
Apply current concepts for common disorders of hand and upper extremity
Develop strategies for the treatment of the shoulder, including: rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, and wrist fractures
Michael J. Garcia, MD, FAAOS
Hand & Wrist Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Jason Nydick, DO
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
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 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS: This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (CE Provider # 50-10002). FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 CE Hours.
PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: Florida Board of Physical Therapy has approved this activity for 13 CE hours. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenters or the sponsors.
MVP Orthopedics Inc / Arthrex
MVP Orthopedics, Inc & Arthrex
Mission Surgical Innovations
West Coast 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
A small block of rooms have been reserved for November 2-4, 2018 at a special group rate starting at $189+hotel fees/taxes. Reservations must be made by October 12, 2018. To receive the group rate, please mention “Frontiers in Upper Extremity Surgery” when making the reservation by phone, or, click here.
Parking: Parking is valet only and is discounted to $20.00 per car for day parking, and $28.00 per car for overnight parking (subject to change). Valet charges are the responsibility of participants.
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.