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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 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.


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

Coming Soon!

Accreditation

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.

Supported By

A special thank you to last year’s supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, please contact sponsorship@foreonline.org 

EDUCATIONAL GRANTORS
Acumed
AM Surgical
DePuy Synthes
MVP Orthopedics Inc / Arthrex
SEGWAY Orthopaedics
Zimmer Biomet
GOLD SPONSORS
Acumed
AM Surgical
DePuy Synthes
Endo Pharmaceuticals
MVP Orthopedics, Inc & Arthrex
BRONZE SPONSOR
AxoGen
EXHIBITORS
Horizon Pharma
Mission Surgical Innovations
Skeletal Dynamics
TriMed, Inc
West Coast Brace & Limb

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.

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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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