Real-world scenarios. Relevant learning.
Build your critical thinking and problem-solving skills with this program based on real patient cases.
In this journal-based CME activity, you will review the typical presentation, diagnosis, and management of acute Achilles tendon ruptures by following an evolving patient case scenario based on a recent article from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS).
After the reading, you will complete an assessment to test your orthopaedic knowledge, problem solving, and clinical decision-making skills.
As a result of completing this program, I am able to:
1. Discuss the indications for, outcomes of, rehabilitation protocols for, and complications of nonsurgical treatment options for the management of acute Achilles tendon rupture.
2. Describe the benefits of early motion on Achilles tendon healing during functional rehabilitation.
3. Review surgical treatment options for the management of acute Achilles tendon rupture, including percutaneous tendon repair and limited open repair.
4. Explain the role of repair augmentation and biologic adjuncts in the surgical management of Achilles tendon rupture.
Earn up to 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CME expires May 2023