OVERALL MEETING OBJECTIVES:
Following the meeting, the attendees will be able to:
- Integrate current basic science, translational and clinical research into the delivery of evidence-based, cost-effective orthopaedic care.
- Improve upon their current care of common pediatric fractures and avoid complications.
- Better understand the emerging techniques and medications now available in the field of regional anesthesia
- Educate themselves in the nuances of bundled payments associated with lower extremity arthroplasty.
- Navigate the multifactorial decision making and infrastructure necessary for a successful outpatient total joint arthroplasty practice.
- Learn which patients may not benefit from outpatient lower extremity arthroplasty and the complications associated with pushing the envelope.
- Synthesize an improved treatment algorithm regarding periprosthetic distal femur fractures.
- Appreciate the importance of the posterior malleolus in complex ankle trauma and the methods by which to stabilize these injuries.
- More confidently treat minimally displaced scaphoid fractures to maximize patient outcomes.
- Update their knowledge base on the indications for acute reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for proximal humerus fractures.
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 the Virginia Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, April 29 - May 1, 2022 in White Sulphur Springs, WV has been designated for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.