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5th Annual Frontiers in Upper Extremity Surgery

November 1 - November 2

Course Description

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 bioskills 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.


Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes hand and upper extremity surgery.


Objectives

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


COURSE DIRECTORS

Michael J. Garcia, MD, FAAOS
Hand & Wrist Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

Jason Nydick, DO
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

 


Faculty

KRISTOPHER AVANT, DO
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

H. BRENT BAMBERGER, DO
Dayton, Ohio

MICHAEL S. BEDNAR, MD
Maywood, Illinois

RANDALL CULP, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

LIVIO DI MASCIO, MD
London, England

ALFRED HESS, MD
Tampa, Florida

KEVIN LITTLE, MD
Cincinnati, Ohio

MARK MIGHELL, MD
Tampa, Florida

JORGE ORBAY, MD
Miami, Florida
NADER PAKSIMA, DO, MPH
New York, New York

IOANNIS PAPPOU, MD, PHD
Tampa, Florida

MARK REKANT, MD
Cherry Hill, New Jersey

BLANE SESSIONS, MD
Covington, Louisiana

EON SHIN, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

NEIL SINGH, DO
New Castle, Pennsylvania

JEFFREY STONE, MD
Tampa, Florida

DAVID ZELOUF, MD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



Accreditation

PHYSICIANS: The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research & Education (FORE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 13.75 CE hours.

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 13.75 CE Hours.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: PAs may claim a maximum of 13.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Supported By

A special thank you to this year’s supporting companies! Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus. For more information about supporting this course, please contact sponsorship@foreonline.org 

GOLD SPONSORS
Integra Life Sciences
Medartis, Inc
Skeletal Dynamics

BRONZE SPONSORS
Endo Pharmaceuticals
Trice Medical

Bioskills Lab Location

 

FIVE Labs

FIVE Labs

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
Phone: 813-877-8096
FIVELabs.org


Accommodations

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

4200 Jim Walter Blvd

Tampa, FL 33607

Phone: (813) 877-9200

A limited block of rooms has been reserved for November 1-2, 2019, at a discounted rate starting at $164/night + taxes & fees. Please mention “FORE – Frontiers in Upper Extremity Surgery”  and reserve your stay before Friday, October 18, 2019.

 

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.

Details

Start:
November 1
End:
November 2

Venue

Florida InnoVation and Education (FIVE) Labs
4115 W Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33607 United States
Phone:
813-877-9200
Website:
http://www.fivelabs.org/

Organizer

Michael J. Garcia, MD
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