CME Courses

Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses & exams with CME credits

Director: J. Mark Melhorn, MD Medical Liability Build your skills to provide expert witness testimony. Through a series of lectures and interactive discussion, this half-day course helps you better understand your role in medical liability and med mal litigation cases. First, your faculty builds your skills in chart review, deposition, and testimony. You'll review the various medicolegal issues and the roles of all parties involved, followed by a focus on developing evidence-based testimony through panel discussion, mock trials, and a "court room" experience.  

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Learn about one of the most significant advancements in shoulder surgery! Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty offers hope to patients with problems that were historically considered untreatable. This 1-hour webinar is packed with useful information from leading shoulder experts and offers something for everyone, whether you are an experienced shoulder surgeon, or are looking to incorporate reverse total shoulder arthroplasty into your practice. The seasoned faculty will share their knowledge gained from years of experience, allowing you to maximize your valuable time. This webinar will allow registrants to participate in a question and answer session.

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Directors: Matthew V Smith, MD; Daniel C Wascher, MD An interactive course designed exclusively for residents! Spend the majority of your time in the hands-on cadaver lab developing knee and shoulder arthroscopy skills. Procedures that are taught include ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, labral surgery, meniscus repair, partial meniscectomy, subacromial decompression, and biceps procedures. Brief lectures and surgical demonstrations will provide a background for the procedures. Each pair of residents will have their own knee and shoulder cadaver specimens, as well as access to a knee simulator to practice arthroscopy skills, providing a focused learning environment.

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Directors: Michael David Daubs, MD; Sigurd H. Berven, MD Learn from the experts! Work side-by-side practicing the latest techniques.Deformity in the adult spine is occurring with increased prevalence, leading to more surgeries for deformity in adults. This course will review the indications for appropriate surgery, as well as the spectrum of treatment techniques. Hot topics include a comprehensive approach to osteotomies for realignment to the spine, discussion of surgical planning to set appropriate goals of care, and alternative approaches to achieve sagittal plane realignment.  

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At the conclusion of this webinar, particpants should be able to: 1) Gain an understanding of tribocorrosion science and how it may relates to the clinical performance of total hip replacements; 2) Develop a clinical algorithm for the diagnosis and management of adverse local tissue reactions to metal debris from total hip replacements with metal on metal bearings; 3) Develop a clinical algorithm for the diagnosis and management of adverse local tissue reactions to metal debris from total hip replacements with modular junctions. Director: Joshua J Jacobs, MD

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Osteotomies Around the Knee: From Ligament Insufficiency to Chondrosis September 23-25, 2016 Rosemont, IL   Advanced Team Physician Course (ATPC) December 8-11, 2016 Coronado, CA   The Athlete's Hip: New Trends, Evaluation and Surgical Management February 10-12, 2017 Rosemont, IL   2017 Annual Meeting July 20-23, 2017 Toronto, Canada

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The Way I See it… Challenges of Sports Medicine: Learn what the experts do as team physicians in sports medicine. Benefit from the inside story – what you need to know about being a team physician. Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA shares his experience and views, the way he sees it. Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, Moderator

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The 1st Dubai Shoulder course comes to the wide audience here in the U.A.E. and the Region. Topics covered from latest technological advances made in the field to evidence cased research related to shoulder care. This conference will be held by world renowned surgeons & experts in the field. The Dubai Shoulder Course Event will be held at The Event Centre, Dubai Festival City from 22nd to 24th September, 2016.  

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On behalf of The American Journal of Orthopedics and our fellow faculty, we invite you to join us for Innovative Techniques: The Knee Course October 22-24, 2016 at Aria, Las Vegas Innovative Techniques: The Knee Course will consist of lectures, panel discussions, debates, and video presentations by our faculty of national renowned orthopedic surgeons who will present the latest techniques in treating knee conditions, from nonoperative regimens to arthroscopy to arthroplasty.

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Each Subspecialty CME Activity is 10 questions based on articles published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery within the past 12-18 months. The activity may be used for review, without payment. CME credits:       Maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  Expiration:         One year after the exam is posted online. Price:                 $50

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