CME expires October 31, 2024
PREPARE. PRACTICE. EVALUATE.
Test your knowledge on the diagnosis and management of common shoulder and elbow disorders and injuries 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 Shoulder and Elbow Content Committee to prepare orthopaedic surgeons for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Practice-Profiled Recertification Examinations.
Select AAOS content aligns with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Shoulder and Elbow 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 shoulder and elbow surgery-related concepts.
AAOS Shoulder and Elbow Content Committee
J. Gabriel Horneff III, MD, FAAOS (Chair)
Joseph A. Abboud, MD
Tyler James Brolin, MD
Marc R. Labbe, MD
Bryan J. Loeffler, MD, FAAOS
E. Scott Paxton, MD, FAAOS
Randall Otto, MD
Gary F. Updegrove, MD
Table of Contents
Module 1: Shoulder Basic Science
Module 2: Instability/Labral Pathology
Module 3: Rotator Cuff Tears
Module 4: Shoulder Arthritis
Module 5: Shoulder Trauma
Module 6: Elbow Basic Science
Module 7: Elbow Trauma
Module 8: Elbow Arthritis
Module 9: Shoulder and Elbow Miscellaneous 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 key AAOS Annual Meeting Symposia and Instructional Course Lectures
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, imaging, and diagnostic studies related to common shoulder and elbow disorders and injuries.
Demonstrate clinical decision-making skills for the management of shoulder and elbow disorders and injuries.
Understand the anatomy, basic science, and physiology pertinent to shoulder and elbow disorders and 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™.