AAOS Fundamentals of Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopy for Orthopaedic Residents

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  1. Direct the setup of the operating room for arthroscopic procedures involving the knee and the shoulder.
  2. Create portals in the knee and shoulder for arthroscopic procedures. Develop triangulation skills necessary for arthroscopic procedures.
  3. Complete the diagnostic knee and shoulder procedures in the correct sequence.
  4. Apply skills gained to undertake partial meniscectomy, meniscus repair, mircrofracture, subacromial decompression, distal clavicle excision and biceps tenotomy procedures.
  5. Gain exposure to advanced surgical procedures including ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and labral repair.

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Accreditation Statement

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.

PAs: You may be able to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity based on AAOS’ ACCME accreditation. Please contact relevant organizations directly for review and approval.