6th Annual Office Orthopaedics Conference: The Essentials of Non-Operative Musculoskeletal Care

Los Angeles, California
Saturday, May 04, 2013
6th Annual Office Orthopaedics Conference: The Essentials of Non-Operative Musculoskeletal Care
Saturday, May 04, 2013 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Pacific Time)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
(310) 423-5548
8701 Gracie Allen Drive
Los Angeles, California 90048
United States

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Course Description and Statement of Need

The goal of this program is to provide an overview of some of the most common disorders of the musculoskeletal system they frequently encounter in the clinicians practice, and yoffer them an opportunity to sharpen their skills in recommending surgical techniques or non-surgical treatment plans that will restore function and range of motion to their patients. After the didactic presentations, there will be breakout sessions for demonstrations and hands-on practice of the various techniques

Target Audience
A conference designed for primary care, family practice, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, physician assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care and treatment of patients who need non-operative musculoskeletal care

 Educational Objectives

  • Identify emergency orthopedic conditions and implement diagnostic and therapeutic decisions to better manage patients and improve outcomes
  • Better assess patients whose management requires consultation with a musculoskeletal expert in order to make appropriate referrals
  • Implement the ACP and APS guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of low back in practice
  • Perform common orthopedic techniques such as injections of the carpal tunnel, injection of a trigger finger, aspiration of a joint, cortisone injection of a joint, splinting and physical therapy modalities in the office in order to improve patient care
  • Apply Ottawa Ankle Rules to appropriately decrease unnecessary ankle radiographs
  • Improve assessment of the role of magnetic resonance arthrography in the diagnosis of chronic hip pain

 Accreditation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing MedicalEducation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRACategory 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent oftheir participation in the activity.

The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the ACCME forcategory 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.

Policy on Disclosure
It is the policy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, andscientific rigor in all of its educational activities. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center assesses conflict ofinterest with its faculty, planners and managers of CME activities. Conflicts of interest that areidentified are resolved by reviewing that presenter’s content for fair balance and absence of bias,scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations.While Cedars-Sinai Medical Center endeavors to review faculty content, it remains the obligationof each physician or other healthcare practitioner to determine the applicability or relevance ofthe information provided from this course in his or her own practice.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support
Commercial support for this conference is pending. Companies who support this CME activitywith educational grants will be acknowledged at the conference.


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