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August

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM): AOSSM/AAOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Review Course

August 9, 2019 to August 11, 2019
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, Chicago, IL
The AOSSM/AAOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Review Course is the premier annual event for anyone who desires a comprehensive review of orthopaedic sports medicine and general sports medicine topics. This is the only course of its kind in the country providing an unparalleled overview of generally accepted standards-of-care. Those who have attended this course often comment that it has helped them communicate better with their healthcare team. With a new location this year at the elegant Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, you’ll be just steps from Chicago’s famous Theater District and Magnificent Mile shopping!

Included with the course:
• Access to the AOSSM 2019 Self-Assessment Exam to help identify areas for further study, which includes an additional 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Please note the 2019 Exam will be available in April 2019.
• Post-meeting online access to all course audio and slide presentations
• Print binder with course handouts
Specialties covered
Sports Medicine

11th Global Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with MRI Correlation Congress for Physicians & General Practitioners

August 25, 2019 to August 26, 2019
Furama Hotel Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This congress caters for all Physicians & GP’s who are interested in learning Joint and Muscle Ultrasound with MRI Correlation. It enables delegates to learn the standard imaging views, anatomy and abnormalities that can be reported for major joints. The tutors primarily consists of senior Musculoskeletal Radiologists from all over the world who have done thousand of MSK Ultrasound cases. Special attention is given on how to interpret MSK ultrasound images for accurate diagnosis and reporting. The strength of the congress is plenty of hands-on time with faculty supervision to improve your skills and confidence in MSK Ultrasound.
Specialties covered
Sports Medicine

September

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM): AOSSM/MLS Soccer Sports Medicine Course

September 20, 2019 to September 21, 2019
Miami, FL
AOSSM and Major League Soccer (MLS) are teaming up to provide the most current information about injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. Hear from experts on not only medical and surgical treatment issues, but also how-to’s on improving performance and preventing injury, no matter the age, level of play or gender.

Registration for this course will be available in March 2019. Please check back soon for additional information!
Specialties covered
Sports Medicine

NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital 10th Annual Articular Cartilage Repair Course

September 21, 2019
NYU Langone Health Alumni Hall, 33 3rd Ave New York City, New York, United States of America
This program will address the biologic approach to the treatment of cartilage injuries, using marrow stimulation techniques, osteochondral grafting, and cell-based repair methods to fill symptomatic defects. The program will encompass physical exam, imaging, basic science, repair, surgical and non-surgical options, and rehabilitation. Through a case-based approach there will be discussion about new research and practices, including basic science clinical applications; diagnostic imaging modalities; decision-making for cartilage restoration; osteochondral autografting; cell-based cartilage therapy; osteotomies in cartilage repair; meniscal transplantation and meniscus repair techniques; and osteochondral allograft transplantation. In addition, patient safety topics will be brought up in regards to the decision making process on what is best suited for the patient. Risks and benefits will be discussed along with alternatives – operative and non-operative management, as well as specific improvements, expectations, and patient demographics. There will also be a live surgical demonstration that will put into practice the concepts that will be discussed.
Specialties covered
General
Hip and Knee
Sports Medicine

October

Ironman® Sports Medicine Conference: Primary Care for the Athletic Patient

October 6, 2019 to October 10, 2019
Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740, United States
Join us for the 31st Annual Ironman® Sports Medicine Conference – a must-attend event for medical professionals with an interest in Sports Medicine and treating endurance athletes at all levels.

The 2019 Conference takes place October 6-10, 2019 at the Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The Ironman World Championship takes place on Saturday October 12, 2019
Specialties covered
Sports Medicine

November

Lower Extremity Orthopedic and Sports Injuries in the Young Athlete - Freehold

November 16, 2019 to November 17, 2019
CentraState Medical Center Emergency Room 901 W Main St Freehold, New Jersey, United States of America
This hands-on, two-day advanced course will provide an in-depth analysis of lower extremity traumatic and overuse injuries affecting the youth athlete. This course will identify the latest evidence on tools to prevent, diagnose, and treat injuries unique to the youth athlete. Special emphasis will be spent on understanding the effects of maturational status on motor planning and injury risk. Each course attendee will leave with both didactic and hands-on assessment tools to make informed, evidence-based rehabilitation and return-to-activity decisions. Case studies will be utilized throughout the course to illustrate key concepts. This interactive course will allow course participants to enhance their diagnostic, examination and treatment skills of injured youth athletes. The overall course objective is to provide attendees with a thorough frame-work to make informed decisions that will enable the course attendee to become an asset in your community to youth athletes, parents, physicians, and coaches. A comprehensive course packet will include pictures, references and clinical pearls for quick reference in the clinic.
Specialties covered
Foot and Ankle
Hip and Knee
Sports Medicine
Trauma

December

Orthopedic Joint, Tendon, Bursa, Nerve and Muscle Injection Workshop

December 5, 2019 to December 6, 2019
Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr Orlando, Florida, United States Of America
The workshop teaches injection techniques and knowledge for orthopedic diseases. These include small, medium and large joints as well as bursa injections, nerve and muscle blocks. These procedures constitute a large portion of treatments primary care doctors can offer. Learners can practice injection techniques during the workshop. They can perform these injections and blocks without special equipment nor with excessive time in office. Indication, contraindications, complications, billing, coding and sample notes will be provided. What is learned is immediately applicable in practice.
Specialties covered
Foot and Ankle
General
Hip and Knee
Shoulder and Elbow
Sports Medicine

Orthopedic Medicine for Primary Care: Neck & Spine/Ortho/Sports Med

December 27, 2019 to December 29, 2019
Bellagio Hotel and Casino 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to:
• Diagnose, triage and manage lumbar and cervical spine disorders
• Describe the anatomy and function of the shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle joints
• Determine the basics and common pitfalls of orthopedic x-ray interpretation and exercise prescriptions in the primary care office
• Diagnose and treat orthopedic problems in the hip, thigh, knee and shoulder
• Describe how and when to utilize joint aspiration and injection for the treatment of orthopedic problems
• Discuss signs, symptoms, significance and approach to mild traumatic brain injury as a consequence of athletic endeavors
• List the current recommendations, controversies and medicolegal considerations surrounding treating the adolescent athlete
Specialties covered
Spine
Sports Medicine