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Registration is open for the 18th Annual CME Conference

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EDUCATIONAL CREDIT
This CME activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 35 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel (24 hours for main conference, 11 hours of available credit through optional workshops or mini sessions). Physician Assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME standards.

Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (BOC AP #P3287) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education for Certified Athletic Traners.  This program is eligible for a maximum of 24 Category A CEU credits. 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Monday, August 21, 2017 (all Monday sessions are optional and require separate registration)

7:30 am – 5:00 pm  |  Check-in/Registration

Optional sessions

8:30 am - 12:00 pm |  Workshop 1a: Fracture Fixation Principles (Basic )

8:30 am - 1:30 pm & 1:30 - 5:30 pm | Workshop 2a & 2b: MSK Ultrasound

8:30 am - 12:30 pm & 1:30 - 5:30pm  | Workshop 3a & 3b: Casting & Splinting 

8:30 am - 12:30 pm & 1:30 - 5:30 pm | Workshop 4a & 4b: Graft Preparation  

1:30 am - 5:30 pm  |  Workshop 1b: Fracture Fixation Principles (Advanced)

1:30 - 3:30 pm & 3:30 - 5:30 pm  |   Workshop 5a & 5b: Exam of the Shoulder  

1:30  - 3:30 pm & 3:30 - 5:30 pm  |   Workshop 6a & 6b: Exam of the Hip  

1:30 - 3:30 pm & 3:30 - 5:30 pm  |   Workshop 7a & 7b: Exam of the Hand and Wrist  

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |   Minisession 1: A Primer for New PAs – What You Need to Know When Starting Out


Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Main Conference Begins

6:30 am - 5:00 pm  |  Registration/Check in

7:00 am - 7:45 am  | Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:50 am - 8:00 am  |  Welcome/Opening Remarks

8:00 am - 9:00 am  |  Value and Quality in Musculoskeletal Medicine - James R. Ficke, MD

9:00 am - 9:30 am  |  Diagnosis and Treatment of  Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain - Patrick Smock, MD

09:30 am - 10:00 am | Diagnosis and Treatment of DRUJ - Patrick Smock, MD

10:00 am - 10:30 am  Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 am - 11:30 am  | Tommy John Surgery - Derek F. Papp, MD

11:30 am - 1:00 pm  |  Membership Lunch / Meeting (Non-member tickets available)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  | Planning Factors for ACL Reconstruction - Aman Dhawan, MD

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  |  Articular Cartilage Management - Craig Bennett, MD                     

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Break in Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  | Management of Knee Injuries in the Athlete - Panel Discussion

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  | Lacrosse Sports Medicine - Richard Y. Hinton, MD, MPH, PT

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |  WELCOME RECEPTION in Exhibit Hall   


Wednesday, August 23, 2017

7:00 am  -7:45 am  | Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:00 am - 10:00 am  |  EXHIBITS OPEN

7:30 am - 8:15 am  |  NCCPA Update - Greg Thomas, PA, MPH

8:15 am - 9:00 am  |  AAPA Update - David Jackson, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA

9:00 am - 10:00 am  | Emerging Trends and Ortho Reimbursement Hot Topics - Tricia Marriott, MPAS, MJ Health Law, PA-C

10:00 am - 10:30 am  |   Final Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 am - 11:30 am  | Approach to the Interpretation of the Hip MRI - Chad Silverberg, DO

11:30 am - 1:00 pm  |  Lunch  

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  | Current Concepts in Hip Arthroscopy - Benjamin M. Petre, MD

2:00 - 3:00 pm  |  Calculating Productivity - RVUs and ROI - Tricia Marriott, MPAS, MJ Health Law, PA-C

 
Thursday, August 24, 2017

7:15 am - 8:00 am  |  Continental Breakfast

7:30 am - 8:00 am  | Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit (GIRD) - Sean Hazzard, PA-C

8:00 - 9:00 am  |  Orthopaedic Considerations in the Newborn  - Sarah Bolander, MMS, PA-C

9:00 -10:00 am |  Current Topics in Management of Injuries in the Young Athlete - Jay Lee, MD

10:00 - 10:30 am  |  Break 

10:30 - 11:30 am  | Diagnosis and Management of Cervical Myelopathy - Mesfin A. Lemma, MD

11:30 am - 1:00 pm  | Lunch  

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  |   Limb Sparing Surgery for Bone Cancer - Benjamin K. Potter, MD, FACS

2:00 - 3:00 pm  |   Management of Orthopaedic Infections - Joseph F. Alderete, MD 

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |   Break / Poster Presentations - Multiple Presenters

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Meniscectomy vs. Repair in the Athlete - Sean Hazzard, PA-C

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Emerging Concepts in Spine Surgery - Lee H. Riley III, MD

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |   Minisession 2:  Current Topics in PA Education

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |   Minisession 3:  Administrative PA Roundtable
 

Friday, August 25, 2017

7:15 - 8:00 am  Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 am  |   Patellar Femoral Instability - Andrew Cosgarea, MD

9:00 - 10:00 am  |  Planning Factors for Total Hip Arthroplasty - Neil P. Sheth, MD

10:00 - 11:00 am  Current Concepts in Shoulder Instability - Robin V. West, MD

11:00 am - 12:00 pm |  Evidence-Based Management of Concussion to Ensure a Safe Return to Play/Everyday Life - Melissa N. Womble, PhD

12:00 pm  |  Closing Remarks/Conference Adjourns