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CME : 5

Emergency Medicine - Orthopedics: Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls High-Risk Orthopedics Trauma and Orthopedic Pitfalls Not To Be Missed is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS) and will be held during Jul 01, 2016 - Jul 01, 2019.

The target audience for this medical event is Primary Care Practitioners in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

TOPIC 1: Pediatric Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls.
Pediatric orthopedic injuries are frequently seen in the Emergency Department. This population is at risk for missed or mis-managed orthopedic injuries based on inability to provide a history, presence of growth plates and ossification centers, and the imbalance of stronger ligaments and pliable bone. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

• Determine the presence of, and apply the evidence-based treatment for Salter-Harris injuries.
• Formulate strategies to avoid the missed diagnosis of pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures.
• Integrate effective methods to avoid the missed diagnosis of slipped-capital-femoral epiphysis and employ the acute treatment algorithm once it is identified.

TOPIC 2: High-Risk Orthopedics in Adults.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Assess if this is just another “found down” patient.
• Identify which fractures have the highest “missed” rate.
• Determine when ultrasound is better than a plain film.

TOPIC 3:Trauma and Orthopedic Pitfalls – Injuries Not To Be Missed.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Detect subtle injuries that, unless treated, can have impact on long term musculoskeletal function.
• Determine and treat subtle presentation of severe traumatic and neurologic injuries.
• Distinguish particular injury patterns to avoid missing correlated injuries in a traumatically injured patient.

Prefer Hard Copies? For an additional $59 per module, we will send you CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Your Testing Materials.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Intended Audience

Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics, Primary Care


Activity Fee : USD $99.00

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