Training 21st Annual Primary Care Orthopedics 2015-PD
Primary care, urgent care, emergency room physicians as well as other healthcare providers, are often on the front line in the initial care and management of orthopaedic problems. This course is intended to enhance the attendee’s knowledge base regarding common orthopaedic problems and increase their confidence in managing these issues. This 21st Annual course will provide a complete review of basic principles of orthopaedic care. Particular attention will be paid to the diagnosis and initial management of the orthopaedic problems most commonly seen by the primary care giver. Formal question and answer periods will follow each session, paneled by the faculty. We will feature daily “Spotlight Lectures” on hot topics as related to orthopaedic issues and updates.
The target audience includes Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Case Managers, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, and other Health Professionals interested in the diagnosis and management of common orthopaedic injuries and illnesses. Please join us for what promises to be an informative and comprehensive conference!
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to: • Diagnose common orthopaedic problems in the following areas: trauma, spine, foot and ankle, pediatric orthopaedics, sports medicine, upper extremity, and adult hip and knee • Safely manage those problems which are appropriately treated by a primary care giver • Determine which problems need to be referred to an orthopaedist and the urgency of referral • Identify key elements of the orthopaedic physical examination • Identify the most appropriate imaging modalities of common orthopaedic problems