AAOS Orthopaedic Trauma Update in Tactics and Techniques

Objectives & CME Credits

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Perform procedures associated with acute trauma call responsibilities of the upper and lower extremity
  • Avoid complications such as infection, implant failure, and nonunions
  • Execute open and minimally invasive surgical approaches focusing on relevant anatomy, implant position, and clamp position for fracture fixation
  • Manage patient cases involving fracture specific timing, staging principles and positioning methods

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for XX.0 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.