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AAHKS courses coincide with annual meeting
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Physician Extender Joint Arthroplasty Course will be held in Dallas, Nov. 4, 2011, prior to the AAHKS annual meeting. This course has been specifically created for advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, and surgical assistants specializing in total joint arthroplasty.

The AAHKS 3rd Annual Resident Course (for residents in R3 year of orthopaedic training) will also be held Nov. 4, in Dallas. Course attendees receive free tuition for both the Resident Arthroplasty Course and the AAHKS annual meeting. Cochaired by Craig J. Della Valle, MD; Michael E. Berend, MD; and Jay R. Lieberman, MD, this course provides residents with the opportunity to learn the latest information regarding total joint arthroplasty from nationally renowned experts.

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