The 2013 Orthopedic Trauma Conference provides 11 hours of CME credits and covers a variety of special topics in orthopedic trauma. This conference is presented by the Denver Health Department of Orthopedic Surgery and is sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. This program is a part of the Colorado Statewide Extended Campus. State funds were not used to develop or administer this program.
- Improved understanding of treatment decisions regarding clavicle fractures, proximal humerus fractures, ankle fractures, and tibial fractures.
- Understand the indications, technique, and limitations of the use of balloon osteoplasty in the management of tibial plateau fractures.
- Understand the potential patient safety risks and potential errors associated with use and misuse of the universal time out policies.
This course is designed to provide the Orthopedic Surgeon with an update on the latest techniques in the management of Orthopedic Trauma, including the treatment of common fractures. Controversies in optimal fracture and patient management will be discussed, including bone graft substitutes, BMPs, and DVT prophylaxis. This course offers a head start for individuals preparing for Maintenance of Competency Certification and will offer 11 Category 1 CME hours.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Denver Health and Hospital Authority.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of (number of credits) AMA PRA Category 11 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Consistent with The UCSOM policy, faculty for this activity are expected to disclose any economic or other personal interests that create, or may be perceived as creating, a conflict related to the material discussed. This policy is intended to make you aware of faculty’s interests, so you may form your own judgments about such material. In addition, consistent with UCSOM policy, faculty is expected to disclose to you at the beginning of their presentation(s) any product mentioned during their presentation that is not labeled for the use under discussion or is still investigational. This policy is intended to allow you to form your judgments about such material.
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