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March

Spine Imaging & Intervention

March 4, 2021 to March 6, 2021
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa: Indian Wells, California 92210, United States
In Person and Live Stream
This 2,5-day course will offer an educational update on spine imaging and intervention utilizing the latest technology and techniques. The course will focus on diagnosis, treatment, image-guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, indications for surgery, and evaluation of the post-operative patient.

On the agenda:

-Imaging of Cervical Spine Trauma
-Sports Injuries of the Lumbar Spine
-Spine Emergencies
-Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathy and the Lumbosacral Plexus
-Vascular Diseases of the Spine/Spinal Cord
-Spine Oncology: The Radiologist’s Role in Imaging and Intervention
-Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
-Spine Zebras: Stranger Things
-Spine Infection and Mimics
-The Radiologist’s Role in Spine Pain Management
-Degenerative Disc Disease: Pathophysiology and New Imaging Techniques
-Regenerative Medicine Therapy for the Spine
-Diffusion Imaging of the Spinal Cord
-Spine Tumors: A Compartmental Approach
-Spinal cord fMRI
-Spine Imaging: What Else is the Surgeon is Looking For?
-Post-operative Spine Complications
-Missed Findings in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
-Pathology of the Craniocervical Junction
-Understanding the SI Joint and What the Surgeon Needs from the Radiologist
Specialties covered
General
Spine
Sports Medicine

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 7, 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
General

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
General

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