10th Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care Conference
Registration for this conference is closed.
This full day didactic course will focus on the evaluation and non-surgical treatment of common orthopedic conditions. Topics will cover treatment from the site of injury to the operating room as well as specific anatomical areas. Clinical diagnostic pearls, physical examination skills, pitfalls to avoid, and a practical treatment approach for the primary care provider will be provided for the various conditions.
The specific conditions and topics presented alternate approximately every six years to ensure a fresh approach and new curriculum is presented every year. Ample time is allotted for questions during the day and orthopedic surgeons and affiliated providers will be available for your specific case questions. View Agenda
The conference is designed for all types of primary care physicians; physician specialists who see orthopedic conditions; medical fellows, residents, and students; chiropractors and podiatrists; physician assistants and nurse practitioners; PA students; orthopedic nurses and technicians; physical and hand therapists; athletic trainers; and others interested in the non-surgical evaluation and treatment of common orthopedic conditions.
Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Evaluate, diagnose, and provide initial treatment for a variety of orthopedic conditions.
- Describe common pitfalls in the diagnosis of a variety of orthopedic conditions.
- Execute important physical examination skills that help accurately diagnose a variety of orthopedic conditions.
- Evaluate orthopedic imaging studies and effectively and accurately describe fractures and dislocations findings to a colleague.
Jointly provided by
- University of Minnesota Medical School Office of Continuing Professional Development
- Twin Cities Orthopedics
This activity is planned and implemented by the University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and Twin Cities Orthopedics. In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statements
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
This activity is awarded up to 7.00 ANCC contact hours.
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
This Live activity, 10th Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care Conference, with a beginning date of 04/07/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Certified Athletic Trainers
University of Minnesota - CME (BOC AP# P651) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 7.00 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
This course qualifies for 7.00 Category 1 credits under Minnesota rule MN Rule 5601.2400, Subpart 1, A.
Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners (MBCE)
Program Name: 10th Annual Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care Course ID #: 61083
Date: April 7, 2017 Credits: 5.5 units of regular instruction per session and 1.5 units of x-ray instruction per session for a total of 7.0 total units per session.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit the statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
Registration is Closed.
Registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch, morning/afternoon breaks, evening reception and course workbook.
Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be requested in advance. These requests cannot always be honored on site.
CPD may take photos/video of participants at CPD events and these may appear in CPD's promotional materials. Your attendance constitutes your permission and consent for photography and video subsequent usage.
A block of sleeping rooms is available at the discounted rate of $119 single or double per night plus the current tax. Call 800-245-9190 to make your reservations directly with the hotel by the cut-off date of March 16, 2017 and refer to Twin Cities Orthopedics Conference to receive the discounted rate. Reservations will be accepted on space and rate availability.
Free parking is available in the DoubleTree surface lot.
Acknowledgement of Support
We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc
- Bird & Cronin, Inc.
- CDI Radiology
- Ferring Pharmaceuticals
- Institute for Athletic Medicine
- Kindred At Home
- Knee Aid LLC
- Minnesota Athletic Trainers' Association
- North Memorial Health Care
- Novacare Rehabilitation
- Ridgeview Medical Center
- Suburban Imaging
(List current as of 03/21/2017)