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Digital Seminar

Empowering Primary Care Providers in Orthopedics


Speaker:
Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA
Duration:
2 Hours 03 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 12, 2024
Product Code:
POS078769
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Gain expertise in diagnosing and managing orthopedic conditions commonly encountered in primary care, including mastering imaging techniques, splinting procedures for upper and lower extremities, making informed referrals to orthopedic specialists, and effectively implementing non-operative treatment strategies. This course equips you with the tools to provide top-notch orthopedic care within a primary care setting.

Credit

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Nurses - Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 02/10/2027.


Nurses - California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

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Nurses - Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Physicians - Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 04/12/2024. It was last reviewed on 03/21/2024 and is valid until 03/21/2027.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Physicians Assistants - Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 04/12/2024. It was last reviewed on 03/21/2024 and is valid until 03/21/2027

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA's Profile

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Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA, is a physician assistant who provides medical care to patients in the outpatient setting. Have provided first assist in surgery, with a specialty in orthopedics and sports medicine. Dennis has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for over 30 years. He also serves as an expert witness, both in defense and plaintiff cases.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dennis Rivenburgh has employment relationships with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the University of Maryland Baltimore, and ExpressCare Urgent Care Centers. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dennis Rivenburgh is a distinguished fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery, and the Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

For a more detailed outline that includes times or durations of time, if needed, please contact cepepesi.com


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Objectives

  1. Thoroughly assess various orthopedic conditions and select appropriate imaging modalities for orthopedic assessments, enabling accurate diagnosis and interpretation of diagnostic studies in primary care settings.
  2. Identify when splinting and immobilization is necessary for optimal patient comfort and injury management within a primary care context.
  3. Differentiate between cases requiring referral to orthopedic specialists and those amenable to non-operative management, equipping you to provide effective, patient-centered care for common orthopedic conditions in primary care practice.

Outline

Introduction to Primary Care Orthopedics
  • Overview of the role of primary care providers in orthopedic care
  • Common orthopedic conditions encountered in primary care
  • The importance of early diagnosis and appropriate management
Diagnostic Skills in Orthopedics
  • Selection and utilization of imaging modalities
  • Interpretation of diagnostic studies (X-rays, MRIs, CT scans)
  • Identifying key indicators for accurate orthopedic diagnoses
Referral Decision-Making
  • Criteria for determining when to refer patients to orthopedic specialists
  • Communication and coordination with orthopedic colleagues
Non-Operative Management of Orthopedic Conditions
  • Pharmacological interventions
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation strategies
  • Patient education and self-care for orthopedic conditions
Case Studies and Practical Application
  • Analyzing real-world cases from primary care practice

Target Audience

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other clinicians who provide primary care

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