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Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Care: Pushing the Envelope
January 17 - January 19
This course is designed to educate healthcare professionals on existing core principles in orthopaedic trauma and fracture care, explore emerging techniques and technologies, and challenge outdated dogma. Nationally renowned leaders in orthopaedic trauma will provide instruction during hands-on workshops, lead interactive discussions and debates, and share their experiences with the latest methods and most challenging cases. Featuring Concurrent Breakout Sessions, this course is also open to Physical Therapists and Advanced Practice Professionals.
Orthopaedic surgeons, physician assistants, surgical technologists,
nurses and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes trauma and fracture care.
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:
Know several emerging techniques in trauma and fracture care with discussion of where they stand relative to evidence-based medicine and standard of care
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of surgical treatment options for fractures of the extremities and pelvis
Recognize the benefits (and limitations) of Operative Dogma and Evidence-Based Medicine as it pertains to trauma and Fracture Care
Learn useful fracture repair techniques even those not yet in the textbooks
Debate and understand controversies in Trauma and Fracture Care such as those related to surgical training
Apply emerging strategies for surgeon wellness and burnout prevention
Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC
Director, San Diego Orthopaedic
San Diego, CA
PHYSICIANS: 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 & Education (FORE) and United Orthopaedics. FORE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: This conference has been approved by the California Physical Therapy Association for a total of 18 contact hours or 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) per CPTA Approval #19-17
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: This conference has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 18 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support Live Programs.
A special thank you to this year’s supporting companies! For more information about supporting this course, please view the Exhibitor Prospectus.
Conventus Orthopaedics, Inc
Pacira Pharmaceutical Inc
Smith & Nephew
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, California 92122
The luxurious Hyatt Regency La Jolla is conveniently located close to San Diego attractions, restaurants, and shopping malls. A block of rooms has been reserved at the special group rate of $189/night + taxes & fees. Click here to reserve your stay online. Or, call (858) 552-1234 and mention Orthopaedic Trauma to reserve at the group rate. Rooms must be reserved by Wednesday, December 26, 2018.
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.