This Recertification Course is intended for the use of orthopaedic surgeons. There are no prerequisites for participation.
Date of Original Release: October 8, 2013
Date of Activity Review: October 8, 2016
The activity is divided into 15 modules, paralleling the areas covered by the recertification examination. The modules are: Adult Hip; Adult Knee; Basic Science/General Knowledge; Foot & Ankle; Hand & Elbow; MRI Interpretation; Orthopaedic Pathology; Pediatric Orthopaedics; Rehabilitation/Gait; Spine; Sports: Upper Extremity & Other; Sports: Lower Extremity & General; Test Preparation/Statistics; Trauma: ATLS, Pelvis, Upper Extremity; and Trauma: Acetabulum, Lower Extremity.
Two levels of participation are available:
- All 15 modules -- ensuring coverage of all areas covered by the recertification exam
- Any 7 modules -- allowing the learner to choose areas selectively
The learner may participate over multiple sittings for six months from the time of purchase of the course to complete the activity.
- Estimated time to complete the 15-module activity: 20 hours.
- Estimated time to complete the 7-module activity: 10 hours.
After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe contemporary best practices relevant to orthopaedic surgery.
- Identify various strategies to improve patient care through review of a wide range of topics in orthopaedics and its major subspecialty areas.
- Apply advances in orthopaedic surgical techniques and technology.
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 Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc. and Miller Orthopaedic Review Enterprises, LLC. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc. designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the 15-module activity and 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the 7-module activity. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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There is no commercial support to disclose for this activity.
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Inc. has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Inc.’s writers and editorial staff have no relevant commercial interests.
The following individuals are in a position to control the content of this continuing medical education (CME) activity and do not have a relevant financial relationship with any commercial interest: Vernon Tolo, MD, Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS); Chair, CME Committee; Kent R. Anderson, CEO and Publisher, JBJS CEO; Member, CME Committee; Mady Tissenbaum, JBJS Staff; Member, CME Committee; and James H. Herndon, MD, JBJS Deputy Editor for Education and CME; Member, CME Committee.
The following individuals are in a position to control portions of the content of this continuing medical education activity and do not have a financial relationship with a commercial interest that is relevant to their contribution to this course.
- Mark D. Miller, MD, S. Ward Casscells Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System; Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Head, Division of Sports Medicine, McCue Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
- Stephen Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery, EMMC Orthopaedic Surgical Specialists, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME
- James A. Browne, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Adult Reconstruction, University of Virginia Orthopaedic Surgery, Charlottesville, VA
- Lance M. Brunton, MD, Excela Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Greensburg, PA; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PIttsburgh, PA
- Marc M. DeHart, MD, Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehabilitation Associates, Austin; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch and Department of Surgery, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine Round Rock Campus. TX
- MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PIttsburgh, PA
- Ginger E. Holt, MD, Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Residency Program Director, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
- Anish R. Kadakia, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Northwestern University: Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
- C. Michael LeCroy, MD, Director, Orthopaedic Trauma Services, Medical Director of Perioperative Services, Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services, Mission Hospitals, Asheville, NC
- Edward J. McPherson, MD, Director of Orthopedic Surgery, L.A. Orthopaedic Institute, Los Angeles, CA
- Richard S. Moore, Jr., MD, Vice President, OrthoWilmington, Wilmington, NC
- Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MS, Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, New York, NY
- Timothy G. Sanders, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Secondary) Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Medical Director, NationalRad, Weston, FL
- Matthew R. Schmitz, MD, Major, US Air Force, MC; Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
- Francis H. Shen, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Spine Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA
The questions and preferred answers in these CME activities are not intended to be the only or best methods or procedures for the clinical situations that are discussed, but rather are intended to update trained physicians with information that they can place in the appropriate context.
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