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December

Prescribing Controlled Drugs Course: Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls of Misprescribing

December 2, 2020 to December 4, 2020
UF Health Springhill's Health Center, Gainesville, Florida 32606, United States Email
The UF College of Medicine is pleased to be able to offer this 3-day course, originally developed by Dr. Andy Spickard and his colleagues at Vanderbilt Medical Center, which was designed to address misprescribing issues.

Highlights:

-Experiential exercises emphasizing increased self-awareness
-Strategies to improve management of difficult patient problems
-Establishing appropriate physician boundaries
-Individualized learning through brief homework
-Development of new skills in substance abuse identification and prescribing practice using the technique of role play
-Specific case studies and discussions augment the experiential exercises
-Development of a plan for changing ideas, skills, attitudes and behaviors that have contributed to misprescribing
Specialties covered
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10th Orthopaedic Summit: Evolving Techniques

December 8, 2020 to December 12, 2020
Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, United States
Pre-courses - December 10

This 4.5 day American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons CME-accredited summit will include cutting-edge industry-sponsored cadaveric and live surgical demonstrations (non-CME), lunch symposia, rapid-fire debates, small group discussions all with an international perspective on the latest techniques in arthroplasty and arthroscopy, as well as sports medicine of the knee, shoulder, hip, elbow/wrist, foot/ankle, trauma and spine. Once again, the organizers will continue to feature Annual Fellow, Resident & Medical Student Summit and Advanced Practitioner Summit to enhance collaborations and provide networking opportunities to enhance patient care.
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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions

December 9, 2020 to December 10, 2020
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center, San Diego, California 92121, United States
This 2-day hands-on course was developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) for evaluation of hemophilic joint disease, but also other arthritic conditions and musculoskeletal abnormalities and syndromes. The main objective of the course is to enable physicians and other health care providers to use MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool for diagnosis and treatment of joint pain. In addition, the course has specific elements geared towards hemophilic joint disease: recognition of joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities. The course also includes a teaching module pertaining to the Joint Tissue Activity and Damage Exam (JADE), a validated ultrasound imaging protocol for hemophilic joints.

Participants are encouraged to complete web modules 1, 2, 4, and 5 cme.ucsd.edu/httc/musksweb.html prior to attending the activity (a total of 2 hours of web-based instructions).
Specialties covered
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Professional Boundaries Program

December 9, 2020 to December 11, 2020
San Diego, California 92108, United States
The Professional Boundaries Program is a dynamic, interactive three-day educational training program facilitated by a minimum of two physicians board-certified in psychiatry.

The program objective is to assist the professional in addressing the issues that contribute to their misconduct in the workplace.
Specialties covered
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Current Concepts in Joint Replacement® (CCJR) Winter 2020 Meeting

December 9, 2020 to December 12, 2020
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Florida 32836, United States
-more contemporary topics on state-of-the-art techniques in adult reconstruction
-more faculty and participant interactions to foster robust exchange of ideas
-more audience engagement through small-group discussions in intimate settings
-more opportunities to connect with peers and thought-leaders from around the globe
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Foundations in Arthroscopy (Resident/Fellow)

December 10, 2020 to December 12, 2020
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Illinois 60018, United States
AANA’s Resident/Fellow Course: Foundations in Arthroscopy provides beginning arthroscopists with superior operative expertise and finely-tuned motor skills that will help them make the best treatment decisions for their patients.

Since the first course was held in 2001, AANA has set the standard in fundamental arthroscopic education for residents and fellows and has trained nearly 2,000 residents from across the country. Many residency programs choose to send all of their PGY2 or PGY3 residents as a core part of their curriculum to establish a solid foundation for future training and a surgical career in arthroscopy.

The greatest strength of the course is the dedication of the faculty and the relationships forged between the faculty and the residents. The course provides extensive hands-on skill development, personal guidance from legendary surgeons, and the insights that can only come from close 1-on-1 interactions.
Specialties covered
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Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia

December 12, 2020
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center: San Diego, California 92121, United States
Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia will provide training in ultrasound-guided intra-articular needle placement, to perform non-invasive management of painful joints through intra-articular corticosteroid injections, aspirations of joint fluid/blood in patients with orthopedic conditions, sports injuries or hemophilia. In-plane and out-of plane needle advancement will be demonstrated on pig cadaver joints with hands-on practice on phantom or similar tissue. Targeted joints include ankle, elbow, knee, shoulder, hip, SI-joints, lumbar facet joints.

Registration will be limited to 50 participants to facilitate group discussions.
Specialties covered
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Joint Exam and Injections with Ultrasound Guidance Course

December 12, 2020 to December 13, 2020
Hyatt Regency Phoenix: Phoenix, Arizona 85004, United States
This CME course represents an intensive, evidence-based review of examination and injection techniques for musculoskeletal problems encountered in daily practice. Numerous studies demonstrate that more than 20 percent of all visits to primary care providers deal with these complaints. The pertinent history and physical examination techniques are reviewed. The functional anatomy of the joint as well as common mechanisms of injuries is stressed. After an initial review of the basics of clinical examination, demonstration and practice of examination techniques will be completed. Additionally, the benefits of joint aspiration and orthopedic injection will be discussed, demonstrated and practiced.

To enhance the educational experience, it is recommended that participants attend this course in comfortable attire so that you will be able to get supervised practice experience in the examination techniques pertinent to every joint. More than 75 percent of the two-day course involves interactive joint injection sessions. Each session has extensive practice times with joint models to review and practice common aspiration and injection techniques. CPT codes for the different aspiration and injection techniques are reviewed, and other issues for coding and reimbursement are discussed.
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Microsurgery Workshop - Advanced

December 14, 2020 to December 18, 2020
Oakland University William Beaumont Microsurgery Training Institute: Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, United States
Beaumont's Microvascular Surgery Skills Training Course is a five-day program focused on skill development in the use of microvascular surgical techniques. Limited to four participants per session, the course allows each participant to receive extensive, individualized training. The instruction incorporates demonstrations, microvascular skills practice and detailed handouts.

Advanced Workshop, which builds on the skills learned in the Basic Workshop, incorporates more difficult scenarios in the day-to-day training, including end-to-side femoral arterial/vein anastomosis, including anastomosis of fallopian tube, carotid artery bypass, sciatic nerve repair, groin free tissue flap.

The course utilizes anesthetized rats and is held in a dedicated training laboratory.
Specialties covered
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January

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Live Course

January 25, 2021 to January 27, 2021
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute: Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States
Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a comprehensive introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound. These courses are taught by leading musculoskeletal ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive lectures on upper and lower extremity applications for diagnostic and ultrasound guided injection/aspiration techniques. Live demonstrations, and interactive case presentations are also included. Extensive hands-on scanning is provided for upper and lower extremity applications featuring a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scan ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms. An optional interventional human cadaver lab can also be added to this course and is highly recommended for those interested in performing ultrasound-guided procedures/interventions such as joint aspirations and injections.

Specialties covered
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Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with Interventional Cadaver Lab

January 25, 2021 to January 27, 2021
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute: Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States
The use of human cadaveric specimens allows the learner to augment the scanning and interventional skills in order to immediately begin integrating musculoskeletal ultrasound into clinical practice. For the most comprehensive MSK Ultrasound education, combine the Introduction to MSK Ultrasound program with either the Advanced/Interventional or Regenerative Medicine MSK program. Further enhance diagnostic and interventional skills for increased confidence and competence to expand patient services. Tuition discounts are available for the combined programs along with cost-savings related to travel expenses.
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Introduction and Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

January 25, 2021 to January 29, 2021
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute: Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States
Introduction and Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Live Training Courses are taught by leading experts in the field of MSK ultrasound. This course incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scan ratio with live models and phantoms for upper and lower extremity applications. Learn the musculoskeletal essentials and build confidence in your scanning and interpretation abilities. An interventional workshop is also offered using human cadaveric specimens. This intro to advanced level MSK ultrasound program is designed to expand and update skills to integrate MSK applications and ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine techniques into clinical practice. Taught by world-renowned ultrasound experts, this course offers evidence based lectures combined with extensive hands-on scanning sessions featuring live models and human cadaveric specimens. Participants will also have the opportunity to observe live demonstrations of multiple regenerative medicine procedures (diagnosis and techniques) on various live patients with pathologies.
Specialties covered
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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions

January 27, 2021 to January 28, 2021
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center: San Diego, California 92121, United States
This 2-day hands-on course was developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) for evaluation of hemophilic joint disease, but also other arthritic conditions and musculoskeletal abnormalities and syndromes. The main objective of the course is to enable physicians and other health care providers to use MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool for diagnosis and treatment of joint pain. In addition, the course has specific elements geared towards hemophilic joint disease: recognition of joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities. The course also includes a teaching module pertaining to the Joint Tissue Activity and Damage Exam (JADE), a validated ultrasound imaging protocol for hemophilic joints.

Participants are encouraged to complete web modules 1, 2, 4, and 5 cme.ucsd.edu/httc/musksweb.html prior to attending the activity (a total of 2 hours of web-based instructions).

Format: Interactive lectures, case studies, round table discussions, and hands-on scanning.
Specialties covered
General

Advanced and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

January 28, 2021 to January 29, 2021
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute: Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States
Advanced and Interventional Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound live training course is taught by leading experts in the field of MSK ultrasound who incorporate in the course format comprehensive lectures and interactive challenging case presentations, including regenerative medicine cases. This course features extensive hands-on scanning with a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scanning ratio using live models, inanimate phantoms, and human cadaveric specimens for advanced applications and ultrasound-guided procedures. Learn the advanced and interventional musculoskeletal essentials and increase confidence to integrate the skills into clinical practice and expand MSK ultrasound services offered to patients.

Topics:

-Tendinopathy and Ultrasound-Guided Tenotomy
-Other Ultrasound-Guided Interventions: Carpal Tunnel Release, A1 Pulley Release, Hydrodissections
-Advanced MSK Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Rehabilitative Medicine: What, When, Why, Where
-Prolotherapy: General Principles/Practical Applications
-PRP: General Principles/Practical Applications
-Introduction to Spine Ultrasound: SI Joints & Facets: Ultrasound Anatomy & Scan Techniques
-Advanced Peripheral Nerve Applications: Diagnosis & Treatment Options
-Advanced Foot & Ankle Ultrasound
Specialties covered
General

Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

January 28, 2021 to January 29, 2021
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute: Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States
Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Live Training Course is designed to expand and update the participants' skills to integrate advanced MSK applications and ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine techniques into clinical practice. The course is taught by leading musculoskeletal ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive evidence-based lectures and interactive case presentations. Extensive hands-on skills training is provided featuring a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scan ratio with live models, inanimate phantoms, and human cadaveric specimens. Participants will also have the opportunity to observe live demonstrations of multiple regenerative medicine (PRP) procedures (diagnosis and techniques) on various live patients with pathologies. Learn the advanced and regenerative medicine musculoskeletal essentials and increase confidence to integrate the skills into clinical practice and expand MSK ultrasound services offered to patients.
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American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) 39th Annual Injuries in Baseball Course

January 29, 2021 to January 31, 2021
Marriott at Legacy Town Center: Plano, Texas 75024, United States
The purpose of the course is to exchange information regarding all aspects of baseball healthcare including mechanisms of injury, conservative and surgical treatment of injuries, rehabilitation, conditioning, nutrition, mental, skill, and injury prevention.
The course normally draws 300 to 400 participants along with a nationally recognized faculty.
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General
Sports Medicine

Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia

January 30, 2021
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center: San Diego, California 92121, United States
Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia will provide training in ultrasound-guided intra-articular needle placement, to perform non-invasive management of painful joints through intra-articular corticosteroid injections, aspirations of joint fluid/blood in patients with orthopedic conditions, sports injuries or hemophilia. In-plane and out-of plane needle advancement will be demonstrated on pig cadaver joints with hands-on practice on phantom or similar tissue. Targeted joints include ankle, elbow, knee, shoulder, hip, SI-joints, lumbar facet joints.

Registration will be limited to 50 participants to facilitate group discussions.
Specialties covered
General

February

Joint Arthroplasty Mountain Meeting

February 21, 2021 to February 24, 2021
Park City, Utah 84098, United States
This meeting, presented by the Hip Society and the Knee Society, will empower participants with current approaches and preferred techniques to improve operative performance.
Specialties covered
General

March

Intensive Course in Controlled Substance Prescribing

March 15, 2021 to March 17, 2021
George S. Dively Conference Center: Cleveland, Ohio 44106, United States
Learning Objectives:
• Describe the pharmacologic profiles of benzodiazepines, opiates and other controlled drugs and withdrawal management
• Identify the diagnostic criteria and management strategies for acute and chronic pain, anxiety disorder, insomnia, depression and substance abuse
• Employ interviewing techniques relating to the diagnosis and management of substance abuse in general and prescription drug abusers in particular
• Discuss risk management strategies
• Discuss beliefs, stereotypes, attitudes about controlled substance prescribing, controlled drug abusers and chemical dependency, and consider the therapeutic implications of treatments based upon these beliefs; Controlled Substance Prescribing Simulation
• Describe headache management
• Review insomnia etiology and treatment
• Describe prudent prescribing of stimulants
• Review toxicology testing in the office practice
• Review opioid maintenance therapy
• List the special clinical requirements necessary when prescribing controlled drugs
Specialties covered
General

April

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions

April 7, 2021 to April 8, 2021
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center: San Diego, California 92121, United States
This 2-day hands-on course was developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) for evaluation of hemophilic joint disease, but also other arthritic conditions and musculoskeletal abnormalities and syndromes. The main objective of the course is to enable physicians and other health care providers to use MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool for diagnosis and treatment of joint pain. In addition, the course has specific elements geared towards hemophilic joint disease: recognition of joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities. The course also includes a teaching module pertaining to the Joint Tissue Activity and Damage Exam (JADE), a validated ultrasound imaging protocol for hemophilic joints.

Participants are encouraged to complete web modules 1, 2, 4, and 5 cme.ucsd.edu/httc/musksweb.html prior to attending the activity (a total of 2 hours of web-based instructions).
Specialties covered
General

Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference

April 8, 2021 to April 10, 2021
JW Marriott Washington, DC: Washington, D.C. 20004, United States
Highly regarded as one of the world’s finest limb salvage events, DLS conference will bring together the most eminent lower limb specialists for an unforgettable educational experience. The DLS conference strives to equip each member of the healthcare team with the education and resources needed to heal diabetic wounds and prevent amputations.

Format: Didactic lectures, specialty symposia, and video surgical case demonstrations, panel discussions, and interactive Q&A sessions.
Specialties covered
General

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Symposium

April 9, 2021 to April 10, 2021
The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Gove, Miami: Miami, Florida 33133, United States
This symposium will provide a comprehensive update on the latest developments in the fast-growing field of orthopedic sports medicine. This educational activity will focus on improving athletic performance, along with recovery and prevention of future injuries. Clinical conditions and injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hand, knee, and foot and ankle will be presented. In addition, a hands-on workshop has been designed to provide orthopedic surgeons, fellows and residents the opportunity to enhance their skills in arthroscopy and open surgery.
Specialties covered
General

Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia

April 10, 2021
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center: San Diego, California 92121, United States
Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia will provide training in ultrasound-guided intra-articular needle placement, to perform non-invasive management of painful joints through intra-articular corticosteroid injections, aspirations of joint fluid/blood in patients with orthopedic conditions, sports injuries or hemophilia. In-plane and out-of plane needle advancement will be demonstrated on pig cadaver joints with hands-on practice on phantom or similar tissue. Targeted joints include ankle, elbow, knee, shoulder, hip, SI-joints, lumbar facet joints.

Registration will be limited to 50 participants to facilitate group discussions.
Specialties covered
General

Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting

April 11, 2021 to April 14, 2021
Hyatt Regency Austin: Austin, Texas 78704, United States
This meeting is a unique opportunity for pediatric rheumatology researchers and stakeholders to work on collaborative research projects face-to-face while networking with colleagues from around the world.

Specialties covered
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Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 2021 Annual Meeting

April 21, 2021 to April 25, 2021
Omni Amelia Island Plantation: Amelia Island, Florida 32034, United States
Prepare for this Conference
(FLiP) fracture-table vs lateral positioning for femoral intramedullary nailing: A survey of orthopaedic surgeon preferences
Orthoplastic surgical collaboration is required to optimize the treatment of severe limb injuries: A multicentre, prospective cohort study
Comparing the usefulness of a fluoroscopic navigation system in femoral trochanteric fracture for orthopaedic residents with the conventional method
Specialties covered
General

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association (MAOA) 2021 Annual Meeting

April 21, 2021 to April 25, 2021
Omni Amelia Island Resort: Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034, United States
Prepare for this Conference
Predictive power of distal radial metaphyseal tenderness for diagnosing occult fracture
Which immobilization is better for distal radius fracture?: A prospective randomized trial
Comparison of effects of seven treatment methods for distal radius fracture on minimizing complex regional pain syndrome
Specialties covered
General

The Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

April 22, 2021 to April 24, 2021
Chicago, Illinois 60611, United States
This largest arthroscopy-focused meeting, celebrating 40th anniversary in 2021, will offer participants updates on the latest research, advances in techniques, and innovations in arthroscopy.
Specialties covered
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STOLLER: A Comprehensive Tutorial in Musculoskeletal Imaging (April)

April 29, 2021 to April 30, 2021
The Roosevelt Hotel: New York, New York 10017, United States
Mini-Fellowship Workshop - April 28. It will review entire DICOM MRI cases going through all images and sequences for each study, reviewing shoulder, knee, ankle, hip, wrist and elbow on Wednesday before the regular didactic checklist course. These cases will be projected on to a large screen, from Dr. Stoller’s workstation. 65 participants. MSK subspecialization. Dr. Stoller will specifically demonstrate his hints and secrets for identifying SLAP tears with high sensitivity and specificity, prospective diagnosis of meniscal tear types using actual cases. New advances in evaluating chondral labral junction injuries of the acetabulum of the hip will be discussed. 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Comprehensive Tutorial's Learning Objectives:

-Employ a shoulder checklist method including interpretation techniques for the rotator cuff and interval, biceps labral complex, inferior glenohumeralligament complex, and capsular structures
-Identify glenoid wear patterns in different instabilities
-Develop a knee checklist with foolproof ACL diagnosis and techniques for prospective diagnosis of all types of meniscal tears, differentiating circumferential surface from cross sectional tear patterns
-Introduce strategies in the evaluation of the cruciate ligaments, posterolateral instability, and articular cartilage
-Utilize a femoroacetabular impingement checklist and distinguish between FAI and DDH pathology; accurately identify acetabular-labral tear and classify the acetabular roof
-Develop an ankle checklist
-Describe all types of soft tissue ankle impingement
-Develop a wrist checklist
-Explain the relevance of perilunate instability, SLAC and triscaphe arthritis
-Develop an elbow checklist for epicondylitis and instability patterns
Specialties covered
General

2021 Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) World Congress

April 29, 2021 to May 3, 2021
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel: Denver, Colorado 80202, United States
Prepare for this Conference
Knee symptoms among adults at risk for accelerated knee osteoarthritis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Systolic and pulse pressure associate with incident knee osteoarthritis : Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Asymptomatic radiographic hip osteoarthritis is associated with gait differences, especially in women: A population-based study
Specialties covered
General

May

2nd Annual Beaumont Interprofessional Pain Conference: Pain Management in the Ever-Changing Health Care Environment

May 13, 2021
Beaumont Service Center: Southfield, Michigan 48033, United States
Participants from a wide range of disciplines will form interactive learning teams to promote interprofessional education. Teams will share ideas and different perspectives for effective assessment and treatment of commonly seen pain management challenges. An interdisciplinary faculty will provide education on evidence-based pain management of case scenarios across the health care spectrum. The conference will integrate lectures, experiential exercises and case-based learning to create a rich educational experience.

Topics:

-Importance of Team-based Care
-Providing Evidence-based Pain Treatment Across Multiple Health System Settings
-Including the Emergency Department, Primary Care, and More
-Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing Practices
-Supporting Patients with Substance Use Disorder
-Everyday Bias in Health Care: The impact on Effective Pain Management
-Integrative Medicine and Utilizing Non-Pharmacological Approaches in Pain Management
Specialties covered
General

Orthopedic Infectious Diseases 2021

May 21, 2021 to May 22, 2021
Mayo Clinic, Siebens Medical Education Building, Leighton Auditorium: Rochester, Minnesota 55905, United States
Designed for the infectious diseases practitioner, this is Mayo Clinic's first course dedicated entirely to the challenges of managing orthopedic infections. The course will feature highly interactive, case-based modules delivered by subject matter experts addressing diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Participants will leave with up-to-date, practical information that can be applied immediately to their clinical practice.
Specialties covered
General

July

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation (OIF) National Conference

July 8, 2021 to July 11, 2021
Hilton Omaha: Omaha, Nebraska 68102, United States
This is biennial conference.

~ 700 participants
Prepare for this Conference
Protein in womb plays lifelong role in bone health
Bps804 anti-sclerostin antibody in adults with moderate osteogenesis imperfecta: Results of a randomized phase 2a trial
Molecular diagnosis in children with fractures but no extraskeletal signs of osteogenesis imperfecta
Specialties covered
General

August

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions

August 4, 2021 to August 5, 2021
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center: San Diego, California 92121, United States
This 2-day hands-on course was developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) for evaluation of hemophilic joint disease, but also other arthritic conditions and musculoskeletal abnormalities and syndromes. The main objective of the course is to enable physicians and other health care providers to use MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool for diagnosis and treatment of joint pain. In addition, the course has specific elements geared towards hemophilic joint disease: recognition of joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities. The course also includes a teaching module pertaining to the Joint Tissue Activity and Damage Exam (JADE), a validated ultrasound imaging protocol for hemophilic joints.

Participants are encouraged to complete web modules 1, 2, 4, and 5 cme.ucsd.edu/httc/musksweb.html prior to attending the activity (a total of 2 hours of web-based instructions).

Format: Interactive lectures, case studies, round table discussions, and hands-on scanning.
Specialties covered
General

Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia

August 7, 2021
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center: San Diego, California 92121, United States
Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection and Aspiration for Arthritic Conditions and Hemophilia will provide training in ultrasound-guided intra-articular needle placement, to perform non-invasive management of painful joints through intra-articular corticosteroid injections, aspirations of joint fluid/blood in patients with orthopedic conditions, sports injuries or hemophilia. In-plane and out-of plane needle advancement will be demonstrated on pig cadaver joints with hands-on practice on phantom or similar tissue. Targeted joints include ankle, elbow, knee, shoulder, hip, SI-joints, lumbar facet joints.

Registration will be limited to 50 participants to facilitate group discussions.
Specialties covered
General

Amputation Prevention Symposium 2021

August 11, 2021 to August 14, 2021
Hilton Chicago,Chicago, Illinois 60605, United States
Learning Objectives:

-Apply a comprehensive, multidisciplinary best practice approach for patients with advanced peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and critical limb ischemia (CLI) at risk for major amputation
-Describe the role of atherectomy in CLI and its application in amputation prevention
-Treat complex chronic total occlusions in tibial and pedal arterial vessels in the patient with CLI
-Describe arterial angiosome anatomy in conjunction with cutaneous and ultrasonic angiosome mapping in patients with advanced tibio-pedal arterial disease at risk for major amputation
-Implement procedural and technological advances in wound care practices for patients facing major amputation due to advanced PAD, advanced non-healing wounds, and gangrene
-Identify the components necessary to build a multidisciplinary amputation prevention program
Implement a diagnostic algorithm which includes selective angiography as a critical step for patients with CLI who are at risk for amputation
-Incorporate advanced tibio-pedal access in combination with antegrade access in limb salvage procedures
-Describe tips and tricks for safe and effective surgical and endovascular treatment of CLI from access to closure
-Describe unique considerations when evaluating the diabetic foot ulcer in the setting of CLI
-Describe currently available drug eluting technology for the treatment of above the knee and below the knee lesions in the patient with CLI
-Describe current wire, catheter, balloon, crossing, atherectomy, re-entry, and closure devices available for treatment of CLI, and describe mechanism of action and when most appropriate to utilize
Format: Lectures, panel discussions, Q&A sessions, live demonstrations, and presentations broadcast.
Specialties covered
General

AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting

August 31, 2021 to September 4, 2021
San Diego Convention Center, USA
Save the Date and Join Us at the San Diego Convention Center!
You can still expect high-quality education and innovation as well as new opportunities to engage and collaborate both in-person and online August 31 – September 4, 2021.
Specialties covered
Foot and Ankle
General
Hand and Wrist
Hip and Knee
Orthopedic Oncology
Pediatric
Residents
Shoulder and Elbow
Spine
Sports Medicine
Trauma

September

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 2021 meeting

September 29, 2021 to October 3, 2021
Omni Amelia Island Resort 300 Third Avenue, S.E., #405 Rochester, MN 55904
· Exhibit

· Workshop

· Company-sponsored lunch

· Mobile Lab

· Advertising in the preliminary program

· Sponsor the annual meeting and/or education programs
Specialties covered
Foot and Ankle
General
Hip and Knee

October

Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2021 Annual Meeting

October 20, 2021 to October 23, 2021
Omni Nashville Hotel: Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States Email
Prepare for this Conference
Associations of preoperative patient mental health status, sociodemographic and clinical characteristics with baseline pain, function and satisfaction in patients undergoing primary shoulder arthroplasty
Impact of diaphyseal cortical thickness on functional outcomes after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Does strength deficit correlate with shoulder function in patients with rotator cuff tears? Characteristics of massive tears
Specialties covered
General

November

Intensive Course in Controlled Substance Prescribing

November 1, 2021 to November 3, 2021
eorge S. Dively Conference Center: Cleveland, Ohio 44106, United States
Learning Objectives:
• Describe the pharmacologic profiles of benzodiazepines, opiates and other controlled drugs and withdrawal management
• Identify the diagnostic criteria and management strategies for acute and chronic pain, anxiety disorder, insomnia, depression and substance abuse
• Employ interviewing techniques relating to the diagnosis and management of substance abuse in general and prescription drug abusers in particular
• Discuss risk management strategies
• Discuss beliefs, stereotypes, attitudes about controlled substance prescribing, controlled drug abusers and chemical dependency, and consider the therapeutic implications of treatments based upon these beliefs; Controlled Substance Prescribing Simulation
• Describe headache management
• Review insomnia etiology and treatment
• Describe prudent prescribing of stimulants
• Review toxicology testing in the office practice
• Review opioid maintenance therapy
• List the special clinical requirements necessary when prescribing controlled drugs
Specialties covered
General

2021 Minnesota Memorial Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

November 5, 2021
Surly Brewing Co: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, United States
2021 Minnesota Memorial Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium
Specialties covered
General