Children's Orthopaedic Trauma Summit


Thursday, October 24, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019


Minnesota History Center

Learn the latest on state-of-the-art research and current pediatric orthopaedic care at the Children's Orthopaedic Trauma Summit! The focus of this year's conference will be the physis and its associated injuries.

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This course is intended for anyone involved in the care of the pediatric patient with a musculoskeletal injury. Whether you are an orthopedic surgeon who cares for kids, or a primary care provider looking to augment your knowledge of first line care in the setting of injuries to the growth plate, or any patient practitioner with interest in this area, this course is for you. View agenda.


This course is ideal for pediatric, orthopaedic, and trauma surgeons as well as emergency room physicians, pediatricians, family physicians, primary care physicians, and advanced practice practitioners who work with children.

Key Topics

  • Growth Plate Physiology
  • Physeal Classifications
  • Upper and Lower Extremity Physeal Injury and Sequela

Keynote Presenters

Matthew A. Halanski, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
University of Wisconsin–Madison Waisman Center

Todd A. Milbrandt, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
Mayo Clinic

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Discuss physiology as a basis for structure and function.
  • Apply physeal fracture classification as a basis for treatment and prognosis.
  • Develop a strategy for diagnosing, tracking and intervening in growth plate arrest.
  • Differentiate upper and lower extremity variants in physeal fracture injuries inclusive of next frontier treatments.

Provided By

University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Regions Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota Medical School, Interprofessional Continuing Education

Course Chair

Patrick B. Horrigan, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Regions Hospital

Course Co-Chair

Peter A. Cole, MD, FAOA
Division Medical Director, HealthPartners Medical Group; Chair, Orthopaedic Department, Regions Hospital; Professor, University of Minnesota

Disclosure of Commercial Support

An Acknowledgement of Support will be posted onsite for all activities that have received funding from educational grants.


Joint Accreditation LogoIn 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 Designations Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 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 8.25 ANCC contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their 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.


Early Rate: On or Before September 23, 2019

Physicians: $350
Other Healthcare Professionals: $250
Medical Industry Professionals: $400
Residents/Fellows: Fee-Waived

Regular Rate: On or After September 24, 2019

Physicians: $400
Other Healthcare Professionals: $300
Medical Industry Professionals: $450
Residents/Fellows: Fee-Waived

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, light refreshment breaks and an evening reception.

Printed course materials cannot be guaranteed for on-site/walk-in registrants. Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.

Group Discount

At least 3 registrations from the same group must be submitted to receive a $20 discount per person. Register each person separately online and enter group discount code 3GRP16 into the discount box during checkout. Or email the completed group registration form to NO refunds will be issued if a person from a group has to cancel or does not show up at the conference. Normal refund policy applies for complete group cancellations.


Special needs such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on-site.

How to Register


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Minnesota History Center
345 W Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651-259-3000


Parking costs are not included in registration fees. Please click here for additional information.


Acknowledgement of Support

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

  • Bone Foam Inc
  • DePuy Synthes
  • Orthofix
  • Stryker
  • Zimmer Biomet Davis

(List current as of 10/11/19)