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APEX Elbow Course (July 2020)
Course Description

This multi-format program features live interactive opportunities and online work completed at your own pace. The step-by-step technique demonstrations are highlighted to ensure you’re able to see the application of these important procedures. Additional program features include: a live webinar with participants and faculty, real-time discussions though various social platforms, surgical skills demonstrations and procedure videos, pre-recorded lecture presentations and more!

Earn the CME credits you need by completing the pre- and post-test, supported by pre- and post-course Zoom calls, to confirm you have walked away with the refined skills you need in elbow arthroscopy.

The agenda includes content such as:

  • Elbow Tendinopathy
  • UCL Injuries Controversies
  • LUCL Injuries and Elbow Dislocation – When to Brace/Repair/Reconstruct
  • OCD Capitellum Treatment Algorithms
  • Distal Biceps Tears: Appreciating Anatomy, Biochemics and Complications
  • And more!
Course Chairs & Faculty

Course Chairs:
S. Joshua Szabo, M.D., Scott P. Steinmann, M.D.

Course Faculty:
Jeffrey R. Dugas, M.D., Larry D. Field, M.D., Augustus D. Mazzocca, M.D., Anthony A. Romeo, M.D., Felix H. Savoie III, M.D., Chris C. Schmidt, M.D.

Course Learning Objectives

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

  1. Comprehend the fundamentals of elbow arthroscopy: including anatomy, indications, patient positioning, portals and other elements to avoid complications.
  2. Identify elbow surgeries to ensure surgical success and identifying controversies.
  3. Improved surgical skills of elbow arthroscopy; specifically, in treating elbow arthritis, OCDs of elbow, elbow instability (UCL & LUCL), distal biceps and triceps tendon tears.
Target Audience

The primary target audience for this Online Elbow Arthroscopy activity 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 6 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 Jul 20, 2020 to Jul 19, 2023
Cost: Member: $125.00
Non-Member: $250.00
ASES Member: $250.00
Credit Offered: 6 CME Credits

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