This is a two and a half day CME symposium that focuses on comprehensive diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of orthopaedic diseases involving the foot and ankle. This course set out to deliver up-to-date information in the specific topic areas of foot fractures, forefoot injuries and complications, reconstructions, deformity corrections, ankle arthritis, and soft tissue repairs. The course format consists of lectures, interactive panel discussions with audience, difficult case controversies and hands-on surgical and technique training in a cadaver lab setting. In the laboratory, physicians will have the opportunity to evaluate several state-of-the-art technologies such as: surgical navigation, powered instrumentation, and hand instruments.
Orthopaedic surgeons, doctors of podiatric medicine, fellows, residents, nurses, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes foot and ankle surgery.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Apply principles and surgical techniques for reconstruction in the foot and ankle
Demonstrate surgical techniques for Achilles Insertional Debridement and Repair
Understand and perform surgical approaches facilitating access to the foot and ankle