AAOS Innovative Surgical Techniques in Knee Arthroplasty: Early Intervention to Revision

September 26-28, 2019 

OLC Education & Conference Center
Rosemont, Illinois

CME Credit: 17.0
Directors: James A. Browne, MD and Mark J. Spangehl, MD
Course #: 1903250

Elevate your surgical skills and improve outcomes for partial, primary, and revision knee replacement
This exciting surgical skills course led by top surgeons in the field, will bring you up to speed on current best practices as well as emerging technologies designed to enhance patient outcomes after total knee arthroplasty. Learn how treatment methods have evolved and familiarize yourself with new equipment and state-of-the-art techniques during hands-on skills labs.

In addition to lectures, surgical demonstrations, and cadaver labs, this course includes small group sessions with peers and faculty, to discuss interesting cases, including your own challenges.

Learn more from your Course Directors!

Bring your PA for a unique opportunity to work together and strengthen your performance as a team!
PAs can attend lectures, view surgical demonstrations, and observe in the lab.

Please note: PAs must register with an orthopaedic surgeon by calling AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726 and providing the name of the surgeon that is registered for the course.

Course Directors

James A. Browne, MD
University Medical Center Charlottesville, VA

Mark J. Spangehl, MD
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Registration Fees

Member Rates
AAOS Member
Candidate Member
Associate Member
International Member
PA Member $899
Post-Residency in Fellowship
PA Member / U.S. Military*
AAOS Emeritus Member $2,099
Nonmember Rates
Other Physician
PA Nonmember $1,099

Add the course recording for only $199!
Supplement your notes, hear it all again for improved retention, and earn 8 additional CME! Select the “Course Plus OnDemand Access” option during registration.

This course is currently at capacity and sold out for surgical registrants.

Registration remains open for PAs accompanying their orthopaedic surgeon(s). Call Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726 (US & Canada) or 1-847-823-7186 to register a PA.


At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  • Understand how to select patient with knee arthritis that are likely to benefit from unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
  • Institute a rapid recovery protocol for joint arthroplasty in their own practice using contemporary strategies for patient selection, peri-operative optimization and pain management
  • Utilize appropriate surgical approaches for performing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, and primary and revision total knee arthroplasty
  • Diagnose and treat acute and chronic periprosthetic knee infections
  • Interpret the latest data and recommendations regarding evolving concepts in knee arthroplasty including outpatient surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, and cementless TKA

Look forward to:
  • New! Increased lab time in four key areas: unicompartmental, total, revision and new technology
  • Hands-on practice with new robotic technology and patient specific instrumentation
  • Practice management updates, including outpatient knee arthroplasty
  • Small group breakout sessions and case-based panel discussions. Bring your own cases for review!

Orthopaedic surgeons who want to learn more about emerging techniques and controversial topics pertaining to partial, primary, and revision knee replacement.

Bring your PAs! This is a great opportunity to work together and strengthen your performance as a team!

AAOS will consider the requests of persons with disabilities for reasonable modifications of policies, practices and procedures or for auxiliary aids and services where necessary to provide them access to AAOS facilities, services and products. AAOS encourages that such requests be made as soon as possible to enhance AAOS’ ability to accommodate the requests. All such requests should be submitted to the AAOS Office of General Counsel at (847) 384-4050 or legal@aaos.org.

AMA Credit Designation
AAOS designates this live activity for 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation


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Angela Buckley, MPA
AAOS Corporate Engagement Specialist
Phone: 847-384-4335
E-mail: Buckley@aaos.org
Jason Raymond
AAOS Exhibits Communications Specialist
Phone: 847-384-4174
E-mail: jraymond@aaos.org

Experience the state-of-the-art OLC Education & Conference Center.
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The OLC provides a world-class clinical setting for physicians, surgeons and medical professionals from around the world to develop new skills and advance surgical skills. The spacious bio-skills lab is designed for hands-on teaching and offers the most expansive learning environment of its kind anywhere, including:
  • Twenty-four fully equipped workstations
  • A large-format high-definition display with 80” LED displays and 30’ wide screens
  • A separate demonstration area equipped with three HD broadcast cameras, with one on a jimmy jib to enable overhead shots
  • A staging/cleaning room for instrumentation and equipment
  • A decontamination room for instrumentation and equipment cleansing
  • Dynamic display monitors throughout the facility show event schedules, airline flight information, and other pertinent meeting content
  • On-site locker rooms for participants to change and secure personal belongings
  • Ample pre-function space for networking breaks and receptions

Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service at: customerservice@aaos.org or mail to AAOS, 9400 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Course cancellations are subject to the following refund policy. Webinars and Webcast registration fees are non-refundable (you will be notified if a replay is available to watch at a later date convenient for you).

Days Prior to Course Start Date Refund
30+ Days Registration fee less $150 cancellation fee
29 to 15 days 50% refund
14 days or less No refund
Course Cancellation

The Academy reserves the right to cancel a course thirty (30) days prior to the course start date. Any person who has registered for the course will be notified by email at the address noted in the AAOS member database. A telephone call will also be made to each registrant for whom a number is available. Persons whose registration is received after a course is cancelled will be notified by telephone and email. Registration fees will be refunded in full. However, other costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

For additional information or to register, call AAOS Customer Service Department at 1 (800) 626-6726 (US & Canada) or 1-847-823-7186 for outside US & Canada Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM CT or email: customerservice@aaos.org.