AAOS/ASES Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
- Evaluate patients with shoulder arthritis and formulate a treatment plan
- Compare and contrast surgical indications for total shoulder arthroplasty
- Determine the indications for operative and nonoperative management
- Acquire technical consideration in hemiarthroplasty and reverse arthroplasty for fractures
- Gain an understanding of the appropriate application of reverse shoulder arthroplasty, humeral head resurfacing, biologic resurfacing, and partial joint replacement
- Apply contemporary strategies for infection control
- Apply contemporary surgical strategies for pain management and rehabilitation
- Manage complications in shoulder arthroplasty and gain an understanding of how to avoid them
AMA Credit Designation
AAOS designates this live activity for 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
Allied Health Professionals: The AAOS is not accredited to offer credit for nurses and other Allied Health Professionals. To determine if activities offering AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs please contact the relevant organizations directly.