Welcome to the Official Organization for
Physician Assistants who practice in Orthopaedics

Upcoming CME Events

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Date(s): April 30 - May 3, 2014

Location: Hollywood, CA

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting

Date(s): May 1 - 3, 2014

Location: Hollywood, FL

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting


Date(s): May 24 - 28, 2014

Location: Boston, MA

IMPACT 2014 - AAPA's 42 Annual Physician Assistant Conference

Date(s): May 29 - 31, 2014

Location: Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati: Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Trauma 101 Fracture Care for the Community Orthopedist and Orthopaedic PA & NP
May 29-31, 2014
Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel in Cincinnati, OH
Chairman: Michael Archdeacon, MD

This course is designed to present advanced instruction for the management of
orthopaedic fractures and injuries from initial evaluation and surgical technique
through convalescence and rehabilitation. The target audience includes practicing
orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic residents, physician assistants and orthopaedic
nurse practitioners interested in or currently caring for orthopaedic injury patients.
Emphasis will be placed on soft tissue injuries and fracture care.

Participants will be engaged in an interactive format including:

  • Case Modules
  • Hands-on Workshops
  • Surgery Video Sessions
  • Case Discussions
  • Clinical Risk and Malpractice Management Panel

For more information contact: Carol Weast
Email: carol.weast@uc.edu
Website: med.uc.edu/ortho
Phone: 513-558-2978


Date(s): July 10 - 13, 2014

Location: Seattle, WA

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

Date(s): September 18 - 20, 2014

Location: Boston, MA

American Society for Surgery of the Hand 69th Annual Meeting

Date(s): September 29 - October 3, 2014

Location: Orlando, FL

I extend a warm welcome and invitation to my colleagues to join us during the 15th Annual Conference of Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery. Come and enjoy the sunshine, hospitality and magic that the Walt Disney World Swan Resort has to offer.

Join us September 29-October 3, 2014 to network with colleagues new and old and hear the latest techniques in orthopedic surgery. With over 34 total hours of Category I CME available, this is the premier meeting for physician assistants who practice in orthopedics.

PAOS is the primary professional organization of Physician Assistants (PAs) who specialize in orthopaedic surgery. The goal of the PAOS Annual Conference is the promotion of education and training of PAs specializing in orthopaedic surgery.

Highlights for 2014 include:

Coding & Reimbursement Workshop for PAs in Orthopaedics - Presented by Mary Legrand, RN, MA, CCS-P, CPC with KarenZupko & Associates (BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!)
Workshops on MSK ultrasound, physical examination techniques, injection techniques, and fracture fixation
Special guest lectures by renowned specialists from across the country
Networking opportunities to share ideas and experiences with colleagues
Come join us and see what all of your colleagues are talking about and why this is the only meeting you should attend this year! I look forward to seeing you in the sunshine state!

Scot Rheinecker, MS, AT-C/L, PA-C
Program Director
Continuing Education Chairman
Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery

Date(s): October 15 - 18, 2014

Location: Tampa, FL

Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

Date(s): November 7 - 9, 2014

Location: Dallas, TX

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 24th Annual Meeting

Date(s): November 12 - 15, 2014

Location: San Francisco, CA

North American Spine Society Annual Meeting