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. Practice advanced surgical procedures including ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and labral repair.

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.

 Accreditation Statement

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.