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Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
Dates: From Sep, 17, 2015 to Sep, 19, 2015
Location: Las vegas / nevada, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 595 to 995 USD
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Physician Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and Global Academy for Medical Education, Inc. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Physician Credit Designation
The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Physician Assistants Credit Designation
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME to grant Category 1 hours toward the PRA. 

Nurse Practitioners
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) from organizations accredited by the ACCME. 
Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:
To learn about the latest innovative techniques and modalities in treating knee conditions.

To participate at a fast-paced course presented by acclaimed faculty. Click herefor a current faculty list and prepare to be impressed! 

To elevate your anatomy and injection techniques at our pre-conference Ultrasound workshop. 

To combine a superior educational experience with the excitement of a vacation at the fabulous Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. 

To stretch your CME budget further with breakfast and lunch (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) included in your registration fee. 

To hear compelling presentations from an elite faculty of orthopedists on topics such as:

  • Meniscus
  • Outcomes Scores and Electronic Database
  • Knee Ligaments
  • PCLR
  • MCL
  • ACL
  • Multiligamentous Knee Injuries
  • Biologics and Cartilage
  • Patellofemoral
  • The Elite Athlete
  • Pediatrics
  • The Active Patient with OA
  • Unicompartmental Arthroplasty
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Innovative Techniques

Upon completion of this 3 day educational conference, participants should be able to:
1.Identify the variables that factor into the treatment of meniscal tears 
2.Explain the principles of meniscal repair
3.Describe various options treatment of meniscal tears including transplantation 

Outcomes Scores and Electronic Database
1.Identify the outcome instruments used in knee surgery
2.Explain the significance of patient satisfaction and how it relates to future reimbursement
3.Explain the principle features of an electronic outcomes database
4.Describe how to implement a system for tracking surgical results in their own practices

Knee Ligaments
1.Identify and treat ACL injuries including those eligible for repair
2.Identify and treat injuries to the Anterior Lateral Ligament
3.Explain the principles of anatomic reconstruction
4.Describe current knee ligament reconstructive procedures
5.Identify challenging reconstructive cases and develop a treatment plan 

1.Identify and treat knee ligament injuries
2.Explain the principles of augmentation
3.Describe how to decide between repair and reconstruction 
4.Identify complex cases and develop a treatment plan

Biologics and Cartilage
1.Identify cartilage lesions and associated injuries
2.Develop a systematic approach to the treatment of cartilage lesions
3.Explain the approved uses for Orthobiologics in the United States

1.Identify patellar maltracking issues
2.Explain the principles of treatment of patella disorders
3.Describe how to implement a systematic approach to treatment of patellar injuries

1.Identify common knee injuries and disorders in children
2.Explain the principles of treatment of knee injuries in patients with open growth plates
3.Develop a systematic approach to knee injuries in the young athlete
4.Describe avascular necrosis and develop an appropriate treatment algorithm

The Elite Athlete
1.Identify unique challenges in the treatment of professional athletes
2.Explain how body habitus affects treatment options
3.Develop a thoughtful approach to athletes with unique abilities

The Active Patient with OA
1.Identify and treat early knee arthritis
2.Explain the available treatment options
3.Describe how to evaluate a patient for a knee sparing treatment
4.Develop a treatment algorithm for the young active patient with arthritis

Total Knee Arthroplasty 
1.Identify and treat knee arthritis
2.Explain the principles of knee arthroplasty
3.Describe how to plan for and correct deformities
4.Identify complex cases and develop a treatment plan
5.Demonstrate how to avoid common surgical technique errors which lead to early implant failure

Innovative Techniques 
1.Identify innovative techniques for knee replacement
2.Discuss indications for each technique
3.Describe how to decide between conventional and innovative techniques

Complex Cases
1.Identify and treat knee complex scenarios involving TKA
2.Explain the principles of revision surgery
3.Describe how to identify and manage complications of TKA
4.Explain how to maximize patient function and satisfaction following a complication or failed TKA 

Allen F. Anderson, MD
Daniel Berry, MD
Joel L. Boyd, MD
William D. Bugbee, MD
Brian D. Busconi, MD
Mark D. Campbell, MD
Thomas Carter, MD
Brian J. Cole, MD
Angelo Colosimo, MD
Daniel E. Cooper, MD
Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
Gregory DiFelice, MD
Jack Farr, MD
Andrew Feldman, MD 
Daniel W. Green, MD, FACS
Thomas J. Gill, MD
Steven B. Haas, MD
Christopher D. Harner, MD
Alan H. Hirahara, MD
Peter Indelicato, MD 
Darren L. Johnson, MD
Stefan Kreuzer, MD
Adolph V. Lombardi, JR., MD, FACS
Walter R. Lowe, MD
James H. Lubowitz, MD
Steven MacDonald, MD, FRCSC
Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD
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Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2015-05-09 To: 2015-06-01
On site Registration
Residents and Fellows
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Letter of confirmation:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Innovative Techniques: The Knee Course

Caesars Palace Las Vegas
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South 
Las Vegas, NV 89109 

The 2015 Innovative Techniques: The Knee Course will take place at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas where we have arranged for discount room rates of just $179* a night for Knee Course participants. To make your reservation, please call (866)-227-5944 and identify yourself as an Innovative Techniques: The Knee Course attendee. Discount rate expires August 13, 2015, but we urge you to make your arrangements as soon as possible, as our room block will sell out. 

*Plus $25 amenity fee which includes two (2) guest admissions per day to the Fitness Center and in-room internet access to include one (1) device per room per day.
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Submission Info

The 2015 Innovative Techniques The Knee Course will include paper and oral presentation sessions. Paper and oral presentation session participants must be registered participants of Innovative Techniques: The Knee Course. Paper and oral presentation topics should be relevant to the Symposium content.

The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2015

To have your paper and/or oral presentation considered, please click here for our online submission form.

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Why Support the 2015 Innovative Techniques: The Knee Course Meeting?

  • One-on-one contact with more than 300 Orthopedic Surgeons, Sports Medicine Physicians and Orthopedic Specialists in a smaller, more intimate venue.
  • Network and engage your customers in an educational setting conducive to learning.
  • Create programs that deliver cost effective print and online enduring materials through The American Journal of Orthopedics.
  • High visibility, engaged audience, sponsor friendly atmosphere = high ROI!

Organising Agency

Kathleen Wenzler , Conference Marketing Director , Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC

Phone: 973-206-8092

Fax: 201-822-6114

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