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Trauma 101: Fracture Care for the Community Orthopedist and Orthopaedic PA & NP

May 11 - May 13

Course Description

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.

Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses interested in or currently caring for orthopaedic injury patients.


Course Director


Michael T. Archdeacon, MD, MSE
Cincinnati, OH


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.

Faculty Disclosure: Current guidelines state that the participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interests that may affect the speaker’s presentation and/or the discussion of off-label therapies. Each speaker has been requested to complete a faculty disclosure statement. The names of speakers declaring potential conflict of interests or those who will be discussing any off-label, experimental or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations will be printed in the course syllabus.


The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of prospective faculty members’ significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The University of Cincinnati is committed to retaining only those speakers with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.

The opinions expressed during the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Cincinnati. The information is presented for the purpose of advancing the attendees’ professional development.

The following organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Academy of Neurosurgeons (AANS)

Supported By

A special thank you to this years’ supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, download the Exhibitor Prospectus here.

  • Rocco Prosthetics
  • Smith & Nephew

Agenda & Brochure

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Accommodations & Location

Opal Sands Resort

Opal Sands Resort
430 Gulf View
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Hotel Reservations

Room rate is $274.00 per night (plus tax) for (single or double occupancy)

For hotel accommodations at the Opal Sands Resort:

1. You can make reservations online by logging onto the website below.

Enter arrival and departure dates
Click on Drop Down Box that reads SPECIAL CODE, SELECT GROUP/BLOCK

ENTER CODE: UOC0517   (please note, it is the Letter O, then the Number 0)


2. You can make phone reservations by calling 1-855-335-1087

Accommodations for Disabilities

Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 13020 Telecom Pkwy N, Tampa, FL 33637 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.



May 11
May 13


Opal Sands Resort
430 Gulf View
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 United States
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(877) 726-3111
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