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Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Practitioner & Rehabilitation Therapist

July 26 - July 28

Course Description

This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the most current diagnostic and treatment options in every orthopaedic subspecialty. A distinguished faculty will present recent advances in pediatrics, trauma, & fracture fixation, arthritis, joint reconstruction, sports related conditions, spine surgery, biologics, and physical therapy. Participants will be given ample time for interactive discussions, and opportunities to interact with faculty, plus hands-on workshops.

Target Audience

Primary care practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and any allied healthcare professional whose scope of practice or profession includes orthopaedics.


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Review common musculoskeletal ailments

Discuss updates in treating common orthopaedic injuries

Assess appropriate diagnostic imaging tests

Evaluate indications for referral to a specialist with regard to hip & knee disorders

Develop new approaches to relieve pain and improve function; specifically the painful shoulder

Evaluate existing therapies to enhance treatment


Seth Gasser, MD
Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

Invited Faculty




Supported By

A special thank you to last year’s supporting companies! Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus. For information about supporting this course, please contact Bridget Ostrowski . 

DePuy Synthes
MVP Orthopedics & Arthrex
Achieve Home Care
Amniox Medical
DePuy Synthes
Ferring Pharamaceuticals
Flexion Therapeutics
Horizon Pharma
Ossur Americas
Stryker Endoscopy
West Coast Brace & Limb

Course Location & Accommodations

Sandpearl Resort

The Sandpearl Resort
500 Mandalay Boulevard
Clearwater, Florida 33767
Phone Number: (727) 441-2425

Hotel Reservations & Fees

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the Sandpearl on Clearwater Beach. Please mention “Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician” when booking your room to reserve the group rate starting at $219.00/night plus applicable tax before July 5 2019. There is also an an additional resort charge, discounted to $15.00 per night. The resort fee includes: access to the state of the art Gulf Front Fitness Center, unlimited local calls and toll free number access, wired and wireless internet access for guestroom and public space, daily newspaper, in room coffee and 2 bottles of water, nightly shoe shine. access to the Business Center and beach/pool towels and complimentary bicycle rental based on availability.

Rates quoted above do not include a Discounted $16.00 overnight Valet Parking Charge. Self parking is not available. Discounted Daily Drive in Rate of $10.00 for meeting attendees not staying overnight.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 4115 W Spruce Street, Suite 201, 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.


July 26
July 28


Seth Gasser, MD


The Sandpearl Resort
500 Mandalay Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33767 United States
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