APEX Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy-Online Didactic (August 2021)
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Expires on Sep 28, 2024
Member: $150.00
Non-Member: $275.00
ASES Member: $275.00
Credit Offered
7 CME Credits

Learn basic and advanced shoulder procedures with this multi-format comprehensive surgical skills course. Featuring instruction from an all-star faculty, this self-paced course focuses on must-know shoulder procedures such as labral repairs, instability, rotator cuff repairs and more. Treatment controversies are also emphasized to help guide decision-making tactics. Additionally, learners will have access to an exclusive session focusing on critical aspects of practice management, with topics such as patient engagement, marketing, billing/coding and ultrasound.

Course Co-Chairs:
Jonathan F. Dickens, M.D., L.T.C., M.C.
Patrick J. Denard, M.D.  

Kevin D. Plancher, M.D., M.P.H.
Keith Douglas Nord, M.D.
Misty Suri, M.D., M.S., FAANA
Tito Agustin Barraez, M.D.
And more!

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Learn the most advanced arthroscopic instability repair surgery techniques utilizing didactic lectures, live demonstrations and cadaver lab training to cover the management of soft tissue and bony causes of shoulder instability.
  2. Master arthroscopic management of rotator cuff disease, from basic mobilization and fixation techniques to advanced tendon transfers and superior capsular reconstruction using dermal allograft.
  3. Grasp the latest shoulder arthroplasty techniques, including anatomic and reverse prostheses, in the management of shoulder arthritis with and without glenoid deformity.
  4. Become familiar with the complications of arthroscopic and open shoulder surgery and the latest methods to identify and manage untoward outcomes of surgery.
  5. Understand the variety of treatment options for proximal humerus fractures and when to employ each option.

The primary target audience for Shoulder Lab Course is AANA members and other healthcare professionals who desire to improve their arthroscopic knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

AANA has determined the need for this live educational activity based on identifying professional practice gaps, previous course evaluations and the AANA Self-Assessment Examination. The educational content of this activity was based upon current issues and topics provided by AANA Planning Committees and Membership.

The Arthroscopic Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Arthroscopic Association of North America designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity may also help fulfill the Maintenance of Certification credit requirements mandated by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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If you have questions concerning this enduring educational activity, please contact OnlineEducation@AANA.org

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