Emergency Medicine – Orthopedics


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American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine – Orthopedics

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Emergency Medicine Challenges in Orthopedics: Orthopedic Pearls/Pitfalls; High-Risk Orthopedics; Trauma & Orthopedic Pitfalls is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, Color Digital Syllabus and Online Testing. With the hardcover option, you will be sent the CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Your Testing Materials.

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American Medical Seminars, Inc.® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA – American Medical Seminars, Inc.® designates these enduring materials for the maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Topics and Objectives

Title: Emergency Medicine – Orthopedics: Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls; High-Risk Orthopedics; Trauma and Orthopedic Pitfalls Not To Be Missed

Faculty: Kenneth H. Butler, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.; Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.; and Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016 Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Pediatric Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls.
Pediatric orthopedic injuries are frequently seen in the Emergency Department.  This population is at risk for missed or mis-managed orthopedic injuries based on inability to provide a history, presence of growth plates and ossification centers, and the imbalance of stronger ligaments and pliable bone.  Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Determine the presence of, and apply the evidence-based treatment for Salter-Harris injuries.
  2. Formulate strategies to avoid the missed diagnosis of pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures.
  3. Integrate effective methods to avoid the missed diagnosis of slipped-capital-femoral epiphysis and employ the acute treatment algorithm once it is identified.

TOPIC 2: High-Risk Orthopedics in Adults.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Assess if this is just another “found down” patient.
  2. Identify which fractures have the highest “missed” rate.
  3. Determine when ultrasound is better than a plain film.

TOPIC 3:Trauma and Orthopedic Pitfalls – Injuries Not To Be Missed.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Detect subtle injuries that, unless treated, can have impact on long term musculoskeletal function.
  2. Determine and treat subtle presentation of severe traumatic and neurologic injuries.
  3. Distinguish particular injury patterns to avoid missing correlated injuries in a traumatically injured patient.


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