Healthcare professionals who work across diverse settings, regardless of specialization or certification, need to know how to take care of an orthopedic patient. You may not know all the procedures and/or devices, but you need to be able to ask appropriate questions to provide the patient care needed. No one wants to cause harm out of ignorance. . .
Orthopedics is not just about trauma and broken bones. Today orthopedics has matured into a major surgical sub-specialty. Gone are the days of just putting a cast on a fracture or placing a patient into some form of skeletal traction for a long bone fracture. The expansion in treatment options has mirrored the aging of the “baby boomers”. Individuals are expected to be active and productive well into their 70s and 80s. Medicine is helping us live longer…but our joints are still wearing out. Attend this comprehensive educational day to properly meet the needs of the complex orthopedic patients who come your way!
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.
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PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.
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William J. Mazzocco, Jr., RN, PA-C, AS, BS, MMS, has over 35 years of healthcare experience as both an RN (former CEN, CCRN, CNOR) and as a Physician Assistant working primarily in musculoskeletal medicine, i.e., general orthopedics, Spine, Neuro surgery, Rehab, wound care and pain management. He has presented programs across the country on a multitude of clinical practice topics. He has worked in Level 1 trauma centers and worked out of an aid bag in such diverse locales as Alaska and Yemen. Currently, Bill divides his time managing two busy Hospitalist programs for a large Hospital system.
Bill explains that “knowledge is power” and he is passionate about sharing his expertise with others. Consistently excellent evaluations from healthcare professionals who have attended his orthopedic-related trainings across the country have validated his passion to teach.
Financial: William Mazzacco Jr. has an employment relationship with Altoona Regional Healthcare System. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: William Mazzacco Jr. is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants; and the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants.
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