CME expires January 31, 2024
PREPARE. PRACTICE. EVALUATE.
Test your knowledge on contemporary concepts in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and prepare for board examinations and maintenance of certification with essential content from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) library.
This nine-module study plan has been developed in conjunction with the AAOS Pediatrics Content Committee to prepare orthopaedic surgeons for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Practice-Profiled Recertification Examinations.
Selected AAOS content aligns with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Recertification Examination Blueprint, making this course not only an essential study tool but also an excellent resource for surgeons interested in obtaining a well-rounded foundation in current pediatric orthopaedic surgery-related concepts.
AAOS Pediatrics Content Committee
Ernest L. Sink, MD (Chair)
Donald S. Bae, MD
William L. Hennrikus, Jr, MD
Meghan N. Imrie, MD
Nickolas Jae Nahm, MD
David A. Podeszwa, MD
Susan A. Scherl, MD
Maegen Wallace, MD
Table of Contents
Module 1: Infection, Inflammatory Diseases, and Tumors
Module 2: Upper Extremity Congenital/Lower Extremity Hip
Module 3: Neuromuscular Disorders
Module 4: Syndromes and Growth
Module 5: Spine
Module 6: Upper Extremity Fractures
Module 7: Lower Extremity
Module 8: Lower Extremity Fractures
Module 9: Sports-Related Topics
Knowledge Check — AAOS board-style self-assessment examination questions specifically selected to address the top-tested content
Recommended Readings — Full-text PDFs of recent, relevant AAOS book chapters; Instructional Course Lecture chapters; and Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons articles
Lecture Presentations — Audiovisual presentations from the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium “Fundamentals in Pediatric Orthopaedics” Intensive Review Course and more
Study Activity — Digital flashcards to test knowledge and highlight key, testable concepts
Build-a-Quiz — Create mock quizzes or individualized question banks to reinforce specific content areas
Complete the program at your own pace
Track your progress and performance
Pick up where you left off across your devices
Interpret current clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging studies related to common pediatric orthopaedic conditions and injuries.
Demonstrate clinical decision-making skills for the management of pediatric infections, inflammatory conditions, tumors, neuromuscular conditions, and growth and development disorders.
Identify current strategies for pediatric fracture care and the management of sports-related injuries.
Differentiate between appropriate surgical and nonsurgical treatment strategies.
Apply evidence-based orthopaedic literature in your practice.
Earn up to 65 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits™.