AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update in Tactics and Techniques
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 a pending number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For Physicians: 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 a pending number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity based on AAOS’ ACCME accreditation. Please contact relevant organizations directly for review and approval.