Trauma 101: Fracture Care for the Community Orthopedist and Orthopaedic PA & NP
May 10 - May 12
This course is designed to present advanced instruction for community orthopaedic surgeons on the management of soft tissue trauma, fractures and musculoskeletal injuries from initial evaluation and surgical technique through convalescence and rehabilitation. The target audience includes practicing orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic residents, physician assistants and orthopaedic nurses interested in or currently caring for orthopaedic injury patients. Emphasis will be placed on fracture care in the community practice environment.
Orthopaedic surgeons, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses interested in or currently caring for orthopaedic injury patients.
Identify the current principles of management for patients with orthopaedic sports and trauma related
injuries in the community environment.
Appreciate the nuances of diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating soft tissue injuries around the
shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle.
Integrate the technical aspects of rapid extremity immobilization including spanning external fixation
and intramedullary nailing into health care providers’ practices.
Compare and contrast the various treatment strategies for patients with orthopaedic trauma injuries.
Define the current standards for post-injury rehabilitation after orthopaedic injury.
Recognize and assess practice risk reduction in caring for orthopaedic injury patients.
Michael Archdeacon, MD, MSE
Division of Musculoskeletal Traumatology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UC designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Opal Sands Resort
430 Gulf View
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
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.