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Department of

Orthopaedic Surgery



15th Annual Trauma 101 Fracture Care
For the Community Orthopedist and Orthopaedic PA & NP
Clearwater, Florida | May 11 – 13, 2017

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.

Participants will be engaged in an interactive format including:

  • Injury modules, case examples, discussions and debates – the presentation of didactic material through injury topics or debates encouraging interactive sessions between participants and faculty panels.
  • Hands-on workshops –lab sessions with surgical implants and saw bones offering participants the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated in the case modules and small group discussions.
  • Case Discussions – arranged to provide ample individualized interaction between faculty and participants. These sessions are devoted to discussing difficult cases.
  • Clinical risk and malpractice management panel – an informal panel discussion concerning the reduction of malpractice risk exposure and the current issues concerning tort reform.



Upon completion of this course the participants should be able to:

  • 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.
  • Evaluate soft tissue injuries about the shoulder and knee and differentiate various definitive treatment strategies.
  • 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.


Accreditation Statement

The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only 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.



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