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Earn up to 41 CE hours! Including up to 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
 

Mapping out a treatment plan for your patients who are experiencing orthopedic complications is not a straightforward process.

You do everything possible to lead your patients down a path of healing. But when they’re looking to you for answers after experiencing a sports related injury, progressive total joint pain, or a musculoskeletal emergency ― you must go beyond orthopedic proficiency…

And confidently step into your role as a highly skilled diagnostic practitioner.

Attend The 2024 Advanced Clinical Orthopedic Conference to confidently step into your role as a highly skilled diagnostic practitioner!

The 2024 Advanced Clinical Orthopedic Conference
 
$2,269.85 Total Value
 
Just $299.99 Today — Save over 80% until July 26th!
Register for LIVE Online
August 8 & 9, 2024
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Virtually network with colleagues across the country
  • Video access available for 30 days afterward
Pre-Order the Complete Conference Recording Package
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions (live and bonus)
  • Completely flexible for your busy schedule
 
FREE BONUS! 8 Hour DEA Training Requirement for Prescribers: Complete 8 Hours on Opioid & Substance Use Disorders $459.99 value!

Join us and discover what 14 orthopedic experts, including MDs, PAs, DPTs, PharmDs, APRNs, OTs & ATCs are doing to perform best-practice techniques for fracture management, incorporating functional nutrition for orthopedic diagnoses, and treatment decisions for presenting lower leg, ankle & foot injuries…

Plus, gain updates on guidelines for emerging biological and surgical technologies, interpretations of challenging imaging studies, and earn up to 41.0 CE hours, including up to 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours.

Expect to transform patient outcomes! Some of the included topics:
  • Current innovations in hip arthroscopy & endoscopy
  • Unravel orthopedic diagnostic mysteries in your patients
  • New techniques for upper extremity orthopedic repairs and replacements
  • Sport related musculoskeletal injuries: Special testing and treatments
  • Proven fall prevention strategies: Predict, program & prevent
  • Orthopedic pharmacology and perioperative management
  • Revolutionary ortho assessments, differential diagnosis skills & referral red flags
  • Linking diagnostic test results with physical assessment findings
  • Orthopedic emergencies: Life threatening to life altering
  • Pain management in orthopedics: Appropriate prescribing of opioids

Your keynote presenter, Sherwin Ho, MD, is an accomplished orthopedic surgeon, official spokesman for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, principal reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, and team physician for the USA Women's Volleyball national team!

With your registration, you'll also receive the new Drug Enforcement Administration's full 8 hours on opioid & substance use disorders which is mandatory for prescriber licensing renewals. Many of your orthopedic patients have pain. Safe and effective prescriptive practices are essential. This bonus video has a $459.99 value but it's yours for FREE!

Act now…and you'll join clinicians across the country to confidently identify and treat your shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, and foot patients!

The 2024 Advanced Clinical Orthopedic Conference
 
$2,269.85 Total Value
 
Just $299.99 Today — Save over 80% until July 26th!
Register for LIVE Online
August 8 & 9, 2024
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Virtually network with colleagues across the country
  • Video access available for 30 days afterward
Pre-Order the Complete Conference Recording Package
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions (live and bonus)
  • Completely flexible for your busy schedule
 
FREE BONUS! 8 Hour DEA Training Requirement for Prescribers: Complete 8 Hours on Opioid & Substance Use Disorders $459.99 value!
Advance Your Orthopedic Decision-Making Skills…

You know what it's like to go home after seeing patients all day and question whether you did the very best for everyone. When the days are so hectic, it can be difficult to stay up to date. Register now for the most powerful orthopedic event — the 2024 Advanced Clinical Orthopedic Conference— and you'll unlock the latest evidence and best practice guidelines!

20 ways you will elevate your orthopedic insights and enhance your confidence

  1. Practical tips for radiological interpretation and indications for additional testing
  2. Challenging examination findings of the skeletally immature patient with an injury to ACL
  3. Work-up for concurrent c-spine and shoulder findings and differential diagnosis
  4. Critical evaluation of x-ray findings for ligamentous involvement in fracture pattern
  5. Tibial slope and the influence it may have on recurrent instability
  6. Manage femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears
  7. Quick recognition of orthopedic emergencies such as open book fractures and SCFE joint dislocations in adolescents
  8. Antirheumatic medications to manage autoimmune/inflammatory components of orthopedic diseases
  9. Perioperative preparations with length of pause guides for specific medications
  10. Clinical presentation of osteonecrosis & symptoms related to vascular compromise
  11. Provocative tests and clinical presentation for acetabular labral tears
  12. 2024 American College of Radiology “Appropriateness Criteria” for diagnostic tests/procedures
  13. New technologies and innovations changing the solutions for UE orthopedic problems
  14. Crucial timing of corticosteroids, both oral and injectable
  15. UE repair and replacement including: 3-D printing, balloon implants, synthetic materials, and regenerative options
  16. Benefits of UE nerve blocks and pain cocktails, in same day outpatient surgeries
  17. Perform validated fall assessments, with categorization options for risk level
  18. Use floss, k tape, and joint mobilization to restore ankle mobility
  19. Apply functional nutrition principles to: osteoarthritis, weight optimization before joint replacement surgery, fractures, osteoporosis, and concussions
  20. Recognize clinical judgment errors in a remarkable orthopedic malpractice case

>> Complete Summit Agenda

 

Evidence Based Updates From
  • Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Orthopedics and Trauma
  • Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • International Journal of General Medicine
  • Journal for Nurse Practitioners
  • American Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Journal of Athletic Training
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Nutrition & more

 

Conference Highlights
★  Live Online Event: 8 & 9, 2024 -or- Access the Complete Conference Recording Package afterwards to watch on your own schedule
★   Featuring 14 Orthopedic Experts who will advance and update your clinical decision making! The hand selected premier faculty include MDs, PAs, DPTs, PharmDs, APRNs, OTs & ATCs
★  Earn up to 41.0 CE hours, including up to 12.5 pharmacology CE hours! Pick and choose from the topics and sessions that interest you!
★   Includes a total of 10 FREE pre-recorded bonus videos — to watch at your convenience
★  New DEA Training Requirement included for FREE! The Complete 8 Hours on Opioid & Substance Use Disorders for Prescribers $459.99 value! Includes CE!
★  Take away the very latest evidence-based practice guidelines to immediately impact treatment decisions for your orthopedic patients
★  Designed for: NPs, APRNs, PAs, MDs, PTs, OTs, ATs, DCs, RNs **
(**CE applications are in the works! The CE link on this page will be continually updated. Please reach out to our helpful customer team with any CE questions for your profession!)
The 2024 Advanced Clinical Orthopedic Conference
 
$2,269.85 Total Value
 
Just $299.99 Today — Save over 80% until July 26th!
Register for LIVE Online
August 8 & 9, 2024
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Virtually network with colleagues across the country
  • Video access available for 30 days afterward
Pre-Order the Complete Conference Recording Package
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions (live and bonus)
  • Completely flexible for your busy schedule
 
FREE BONUS! 8 Hour DEA Training Requirement for Prescribers: Complete 8 Hours on Opioid & Substance Use Disorders $459.99 value!
Live Sessions ― August 8 & 9, 2024

Join your trailblazing expert presenters who walk the talk. They treat a wide variety of orthopedic patients in their practice settings and immerse themselves in up-to-date clinical guidelines. Not only will they synthesize the latest coming from evidence but will also deliver tips based upon their extensive orthopedic patient care experiences

Jeff Temple, APRN, CFNP-OPA, AP-CWCON
Treatment Decisions for Presenting Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Orthopedic Injuries
** 0.5 Pharmacology CE Hours **
Thursday, August 8 9:00 am ― 12:15 pm Central Time

Jeff Temple, APRN, CFNP-OPA, AP-CWCON, has worked in the orthopedics field for more than 35 years, collecting experiences working in both ambulatory care and acute care orthopedic roles. Currently, Jeff sees patients and works in a practice with three orthopedic surgeons. Jeff is certified through the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Physician Assistants and has additional degrees as an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner and Surgical Technologist.

  • Practical tips for radiological interpretation and indications for additional testing
  • Treatment strategies based on the mechanism of injury and/or alteration in gait
  • Latest pharmacological management of orthopedic injuries: NSAIDs, antiplatelets, anticonvulsants, antispasmodics, narcotics, over the counter options
Click here for more information on Jeff Temple.

Unique Challenges in Orthopedic Patient Care: Extraordinary Diagnoses that Elude Quick & Common Identification
Thursday, August 8 | 12:45 pm ― 4:00 pm Central Time
Michael E. Begg, DMSc, PA-C, AT-C

Michael E. Begg, DMSc, PA-C, AT-C, is a highly skilled healthcare professional with a diverse background in orthopedics, sports medicine, regenerative medicine, and athletic training. He currently serves as a Physician Assistant specializing in Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Trauma at Vail Summit Orthopedics and Neurosurgery in Edwards, CO. Dr. Begg has led clinical aspects of multiple funded trials and hosts a podcast, H2Orthopedics.com, where he discusses orthopedic conditions for patients and providers.

  • When patient pieces do not quite align, discover how the unusual and extraordinary diagnoses can emerge
  • Identify how rotational instability occurs with concurrent injuries to the ACL insult
  • Detect the injuries that may lead to recurrent instability post-Bankart procedure
  • Determine unique nuances of meniscal root tears vs. commonly seen meniscal tear pathology
Click here for more information on Michael E. Begg.

Jeff Temple, APRN, CFNP-OPA, AP-CWCON
Current Concepts in Hip Arthoscopy & Endoscopy: Addressing Common Intraarticular and Extraarticular Problems
Thursday, August 8 | 4:15 pm ― 6:15 pm Central Time

Sherwin Ho, MD, is The Frank and Tang Families Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Chicago. He has taught and lectured nationally and internationally and has served as an official spokesman for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), as well as course faculty and on many committees for the AAOS, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Ho is a member of the Herodicus Society, a principal reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, a founding member of the editorial board of the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, and Editor-In-Chief for Sports Medicine for Medscape Reference. He has served as a team physician for the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL and the Chicago Sky of the WNBA. Dr. Ho was the team physician for the USA Women’s Volleyball national team, accompanying them to Beijing where they won a silver medal.

  • How labral tears occur in active patients, including the biomechanics of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Manage FAI and labral tears, including non-surgical and arthroscopic surgical management
  • Analyze extraarticular hip problems, specifically trochanteric pain and hamstring injuries, including non-surgical management and endoscopic surgery
Click here for more information on Sherwin Ho.

New Technologies & Innovations for Upper Extremity Orthopedic Repairs and Replacements
Friday, August 9 | 9:00 am ― 12:15 pm Central Time
Michael E. Begg, DMSc, PA-C, AT-C

Terry L. Rzepkowski, DPT, MS, BS, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with specialization in orthopedic physical therapy. Throughout his 40+ year career, Dr. Rzepkowski has specialized in orthopedic roles, total joint replacement surgery, sports medicine, musculoskeletal outpatient rehab, and as an independent private practitioner. His current clinical role as a home care physical therapist focuses exclusively on orthopedic surgical patients, which keeps Dr. Rzepkowski abreast of the latest techniques and protocols used in joint care rehab.

  • New technologies and innovations are changing the solutions for UE orthopedic problems
  • Pros and cons for repair and replacement including: 3-D printing, balloon implants, synthetic materials, and regenerative options
  • Actual video footage of new surgical procedures that result in quicker return of function
  • Benefits of UE nerve blocks and pain cocktails, in same day outpatient surgeries
Click here for more information on Terry L. Rzepkowski.

Trent Brown, MOT, OTR/L, BCG, ATP, CFPS, CGS
Proven Fall Prevention Strategies: Predict, Program & Prevent
Friday, August 9 | 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm Central Time

Trent Brown, MOT, OTR/L, BCG, ATP, CFPS, CGS, is a practicing occupational therapist in Utah with a current focus on quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. Trent has extensive clinical experience, having worked in skilled nursing, acute care, transitional care, and home health. He holds a board certification in gerontology (BCG) from the AOTA, earned an assistive technology professional credential (ATP) and is a certified Fall Prevention Specialist (CFPS).

  • Better predict and prevent falls with effective fall prevention tools and strategies
  • Design an individualized plan of care for patients who are high risk for falls
  • Perform validated fall assessments, with categorization options for risk level
  • Build your professional reputation as a go-to resource on fall prevention!
Click here for more information on Trent Brown.
The 2024 Advanced Clinical Orthopedic Conference
 
$2,269.85 Total Value
 
Just $299.99 Today — Save over 80% until July 26th!
Register for LIVE Online
August 8 & 9, 2024
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Virtually network with colleagues across the country
  • Video access available for 30 days afterward
Pre-Order the Complete Conference Recording Package
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions (live and bonus)
  • Completely flexible for your busy schedule
 
FREE BONUS! 8 Hour DEA Training Requirement for Prescribers: Complete 8 Hours on Opioid & Substance Use Disorders $459.99 value!
PLUS, when you register today, you'll receive 11 FREE video bonus sessions!
A $1,619 value! Includes CE!
 
  • Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS
    NEW Drug Enforcement Administration Training Requirement for Prescribers: Complete 8 Hours on Opioid & Other Substance Use Disorders
    ** 8.0 Pharmacology CE Hours **

    Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, is a clinical specialist in the surgical, medical, neurologic, burn, CCU, and trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Drawing on over 40 years of experience assessing and managing patients with complicated diseases and injuries, Dr. Lanlgois provides advanced-level insights related to the care of patients with opioid and substance use disorders. Discover new prescriptive ideas and apply the latest evidence-based guidelines to your own practice setting.

    • Satisfies the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 training requirement for all DEA-registered practitioners
    • Conscientious ways to address patient's pain, while lowering the risk of addiction
    • Identify optimal pharmacologic pain treatments for chronic pain, during pregnancy, in adolescents & more!

    Click here for more information on Paul Langlois.
  • Ethan Kreiswirth PhD, ATC
    Sport Related Musculoskeletal Injuries: Up-to-Date Recognition, Evaluation, and Treatment Strategies for Optimal Patient Healing

    Ethan Kreiswirth PhD, ATC, has a PhD in Athletic Training and is the owner of Black Belt Sports Medicine, which oversees medical services for the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation. Dr. Kreiswirth has contributed to many peer reviewed journals and worked as a trainer with many Olympic, pro, and college sports teams. He has shared his expertise as an educator through Rock Tape, SmartCuffs, and as an adjunct college instructor.

    • Special testing and treatment following knee injuries
    • Use floss, k tape, and joint mobilization to restore ankle mobility
    • Strategies to increase strength and balance for stability

    Click here for more information on Ethan Kreiswirth.
  • Empowered Relief™: A Brief and Scalable Solution for Chronic Pain Management

    Kristin Schmidtgall MPH, MPAS, PA-C, is a practicing physician assistant, starting in family practice and then focused on orthopedics. Nutrition has become a passion of hers, as she continued her nutrition coursework as an undergrad at Cornell University and in her Master of Public Health at the University of Michigan. Kristin then became a Certified Functional Nutrition Informed Professional and has been sparked to incorporate ‘food as medicine’ in her orthopedic practice. She is excited to share the resulting significant improvements in patient outcomes with other clinicians!

    • Apply functional nutrition principles to: osteoarthritis, weight optimization before joint replacement surgery, fractures, osteoporosis, and concussions
    • Effective methods to introduce functional nutrition topics to patients in a standard office visit
    • Real life orthopedic patient transformations presented

    Click here for more information on Kristin Schmidtgall.
  • Knowing Pain is Not Treating Pain
    ** 2.0 Pharmacology CE Hours **

    Kelly Sklanka, PharmD, is currently an Assistant Professor in pharmacy and operates a clinical practice site focused on Medication Therapy Management. Previously, Dr. Sklanka worked as an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist, specializing in primary care. There she served as a drug information expert, assisting advanced practitioners in the selection of appropriate medication treatments, including for orthopedic injuries, and provided perioperative recommendations for anticoagulation for common orthopedic procedures.

    • Use of corticosteroids, both oral and injectable, alongside an exploration of other innovative injection therapies
    • Antirheumatic medications & their role in mananging autoimmune and inflammatory components of orthopedic diseases
    • Strategic use of antidepressants and antiepileptics for orthopedic pain management
    • Perioperative preparations with considerations for specific medications length of pause

    Click here for more information on Kelly Sklanka.
  • Intricacies of Hip Injuries and Conditions: Revolutionary Assessments, Differential Diagnosis Skills & Referral Red Flags

    Karen M. Myrick, DNP, APRN, FNP, ONP, FAAN, is a distinguished professor of nursing and clinical professor of medicine in Connecticut, renowned for her unparalleled expertise in orthopedics and sports medicine. Dr. Myrick serves as the track coordinator for a Post-Master's Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Certificate program for NPs/PAs, maintains an active clinical practice as a nurse practitioner in an orthopedic urgent care setting, and advances healthcare through pioneering research.

    • When to consider referral for corticosteroid injections or surgical intervention
    • Clinical presentation of osteonecrosis, including symptoms related to vascular compromise
    • Provocative tests and clinical presentation for acetabular labral tears
    • Implement proactive biomechanical and strength and conditioning measures to prevent hip injuries

    Click here for more information on Karen M. Myrick.
  • Orthopedic Diagnostic Tests: Linking Physical Assessment with Imaging Interpretation

    Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, is a critical care clinical specialist in surgical, medical, neurologic, and trauma ICU at Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Langlois has lectured extensively on physical assessment, radiographic testing, and orthopedic injuries to nurses, physician assistants and physicians. Dr. Langlois has developed several protocols to assess, manage and evaluate the traumatic and non-traumatic orthopedic patient throughout his four decades in the critical care setting.

    • Physiotherapy tests and maneuvers to perform during your clinical exam
    • Evaluate patient presentations to order the best radiographic test for diagnosis
    • Includes updates from the 2024 American College of Radiology “Appropriateness Criteria” for several diagnostic tests and procedures

    Click here for more information on Paul Langlois.
  • Targeted Respiratory Training for Pain and Movement Dysfunction

    Jodi Chambers, PA-C, AT, specializes in orthopedic surgery, bringing expertise and compassion to patient care. Throughout her 24-year career, Jodi has started several orthopedic walk-in clinics in the Northeast Indiana area. She has also worked with a sports medicine surgeon, covered call for a level II trauma center, served on the executive committee to support a team of ortho NP/PA providers, and delivered presentations around the country that draw from her specialty expertise.

    • Rapid identification and intervention for traumatic high force injuries of the knee and hip
    • Quick recognition of orthopedic emergencies such as open book fractures and SCFE joint dislocations in adolescents
    • Don't miss the key clinical indicators to make the correct diagnosis

    Click here for more information on Jodi Chambers.
  • Pain Management in Orthopedics: Appropriate Prescribing of Opioids
    ** 2.0 Pharmacology CE Hours **

    Alicia Elam, PharmD, is a pharmacist and tenured Associate Professor of Pharmacology at Augusta University's College of Allied Health Sciences. She directs pharmacology courses for PA students and consults for various academic programs. Dr. Elam is responsible for keen insights and guideline updates for opioid prescribing. With over 28 years of pharmacology experience, her expertise is further underscored by her service as a Lieutenant and Medical Service Corps Pharmacy Officer in the US Navy.

    • The CDC Pain Management Guidelines – advocating tailored care for patients
    • Opioid pre-prescription screening tools and assessments
    • Individualized dosing considerations
    • Indications for tapering or discontinuing opioid therapy

    Click here for more information on Alicia Elam.
  • Malpractice Cases: Clinical Decisions Can Haunt You

    Jeffrey Nicholson PhD, PA-C, MEd, MPAS, DFAAPA, has practiced clinically in emergency medicine, urgent care, occupational and family medicine. He is currently a board member and has been President for several terms of the American Academy of PAs in Legal Medicine. Dr. Nicholson is the founder and President of the PA Experts Network, a medical-legal consulting company. He has testified at depositions and trials in hundreds of alleged malpractice cases over his career, including orthopedics related cases.

    • Recognize errors in clinical judgment, including a remarkable orthopedic malpractice case
    • Tips to take appropriate measures to reduce the risk of mistakes in practice
    • Determine how clinical decisions will be compared against the standards of care

    Click here for more information on Jeffrey Nicholson.
  • Primary Care Orthopedics

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

    • Common orthopedic conditions encountered in primary care
    • Diagnostic approaches...selection of imaging modalities
    • When to refer patients to orthopedic specialists
    • Non-operative management of orthopedic conditions
    • Physical therapy and rehabilitation strategies

    Click here for more information on Dennis Rivenburgh.
The 2024 Advanced Clinical Orthopedic Conference
 
$2,269.85 Total Value
 
Just $299.99 Today — Save over 80% until July 26th!
Register for LIVE Online
August 8 & 9, 2024
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Virtually network with colleagues across the country
  • Video access available for 30 days afterward
Pre-Order the Complete Conference Recording Package
  • Earn up to 41.0 CE hours! Including 12.5 Pharmacology CE hours!
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions (live and bonus)
  • Completely flexible for your busy schedule
 
FREE BONUS! 8 Hour DEA Training Requirement for Prescribers: Complete 8 Hours on Opioid & Substance Use Disorders $459.99 value!
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