CME expires December 2023
Comprehensive, critical insights on pediatric orthopaedic emergencies from top experts, including high-yield applications of the most current information on surgical techniques from content experts in the field.
This course includes topics on hip infections, supracondylar humerus fractures, forearm fractures, femur fractures, femoral neck fractures, and stable/chronic slipped capital femoral epiphysis. The authors and editors were selected based on their clinical interests and expertise.
The goal of this course is to provide a timely update on this important topic, especially surgical management.
Each of the five learning modules includes focused learning objectives, pearls and pitfalls, video content, and recommended reading for learners of all levels.
Each lesson includes concise and well-illustrated didactic material that is supported by case examples and links to additional resources, including test questions, videos, and relevant readings, for in-depth study. The breadth of content provided allows this interactive course to be tailored to each user’s learning interests and needs.
Discover key insights or take a deep dive into relevant aspects of pediatric orthopaedic emergencies. After completing this course, users should be able to:
• List pediatric orthopaedic injuries and infections that require urgent surgical management.
• Discuss physical examination findings and imaging studies that are required to correctly diagnose pediatric orthopaedic emergencies.
• Identify differences between the surgical and nonsurgical management of fractures in pediatric patients versus adult patients because of the physis and remodeling potential.
• Explain the diagnosis of, recognition of, and indications for the surgical management of pediatric orthopaedic infections.
• Review surgical approaches and implants used in the management of pediatric orthopaedic fractures.
Earn up to 50 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits™