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APEX Hip Course - Online Didactic (November 2020)
Course Description

Learn the latest arthroscopic techniques and explore controversies in hip care with this multi-format course dedicated to improving surgical skills in hip arthroscopy. This course is perfect for arthroscopic hip surgeons at all career stages desiring to learn the most up-to-date research and pearls from leading hip surgeons.

Additional course features include: live webinars with panel discussions, Q&A and breakout sessions; a reading reference list; and more!

The agenda includes content such as:

  • Focus on Young Adult and Pediatric Needs: Physical Exams, Pediatric Deformities and More!
  • Imaging: Plain Radiographs, MRI, CT
  • FAIS: New Concepts for 2020
  • Extra-Articular Hip Disorders
  • Cartilage-focused topics, including new technologies
  • And more!
Course Chairs & Faculty

Course Chairs:
Shane J. Nho, M.D.

Master Faculty:
Christopher M. Larson, M.D., Richard C. “Chad” Mather III, M.D.

Stephen K. Aoki, M.D., Sanjeev Bhatia, M.D., Brian D. Busconi, M.D., Jorge Chahla, M.D., Ph.D., John J. Christoforetti, M.D., Michael B. Ellman, M.D., Gregory John Galano, M.D., Brian D. Giordano, M.D., Frank Winston Gwathmey, Jr., M.D., Joshua D. Harris, M.D., Jovan Laskovski, M.D., T. Sean Lynch, M.D., G. Maak, M.D., Dean K. Matsuda, M.D., Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D., Benedict U. Nwachukwu, M.D., Michael J. Salata, M.D., Andrea Spiker, M.D., Allston J. Stubbs, IV, M.D., M.B.A., Kristyn Taylor, D.P.T., Andrew B. Wolff, M.D., Thomas H. Wuerz, M.D., MSc

Course Learning Objectives

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

  1. Evaluate and manage clinical presentation associated with common hip disorders.
  2. Develop and practice surgical skill access to the hip joint, peritrochanteric space, and deep gluteal space.
  3. Evaluate and apply arthroscopic and endoscopic techniques for hip disorders.
Target Audience

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

Statement of Need
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.
Credit Designation

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 11 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.

Technical Requirements
  • Recommended PC Browsers: Microsoft Edge (Latest Version), Mozilla Firefox (Latest Version), Google Chrome (Latest Version)
  • Recommended Mac Browsers: Safari (Latest Version), Mozilla Firefox (Latest Version), Google Chrome (Latest Version) 
  • JavaScript and cookies must be enabled. High speed internet connections recommended for viewing of high-resolution images or videos contained in program


Technical Assistance
If you have questions concerning this enduring educational activity, please contact
Availability: On-Demand
Available Nov 19, 2020 to Nov 18, 2023
Cost: Member: $275.00
Non-Member: $400.00
ASES Member: $400.00
Credit Offered: 11 CME Credits

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