General Information


Following the meeting, the learner will be able to;

1. Integrate current basic science, translational and clinical research into the delivery of evidence-based, cost-effective orthopaedic care

2. Develop an understanding of the optimal methods for management of distal femur fractures

3. Become more informed on the updated use of ultrasound and platelet rich plasma in orthopaedics

4. Understand the indications, contraindications and expected outcomes after superior capsule reconstruction in the shoulder

5. Offer clinicians a basic understanding of the future role of ASCs in spine and total joint replacement

6. Facilitate a better understanding of management options for sideline injuries and what not to miss

7. Become more informed on the current recommendations for management of ankle fractures as well as expected outcomes and complications

8. Understand acute ACL injuries in the pediatric population, and the best initial and definitive management of these injuries

10. Be updated on the use of long vs short nails for standard obliquity intertrochanteric hip fractures

Accreditation and Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Virginia Orthopaedic Society. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

* 7.75 CME Credits for Scientific Program
* 1.00 Credits for Digital Poster Session



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