5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2019IMor-Internal Medicine – Orthopedics: Office Orthopedics; Ankle Sprains; Knee Injuries

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$119.00
$189.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: Internal Medicine – Orthopedics: Office Orthopedics; Ankle Sprains; Knee Injuries

Faculty: John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R., Walter C. Taylor, M.D., Jennifer Maynard, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Office Orthopedics in the Older Patient.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Recognize the common causes of acute low back pain in the elderly.
  2. Use evidence based maneuvers to assess the likelihood of a patient having spinal stenosis.
  3. Differentiate between the different metabolic pathways of the statins and relate how that would impact prescribing for patients on multiple other drugs.
  4. Use evidence based techniques to determine the likelihood of a patient having a rotator cuff tear.

TOPIC 2: Ankle Sprains.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Discuss the use of the Ottawa Ankle Rules to determine if an x-ray is necessary after acute ankle injury
  2. Perform a competent ankle examination in a patient with ankle pain
  3. Describe the treatment of an athlete with a lateral ankle sprain
  4. Differentiate between a lateral ankle sprain and a high ankle sprain
  5. Discuss the differential diagnosis of ankle pain after acute injury

TOPIC 3: Common Knee Injuries.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Recognize, evaluate, and understand evidence based treatment options for common knee injuries seen in primary care including:
    1. Ligament injures (MCL, LCL, ACL)
    2. Meniscal injuries
    3. Patellofemoral Pain syndrome
    4. Osteoarthritis


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Title: Internal Medicine – Orthopedics: Office Orthopedics; Ankle Sprains; Knee Injuries

Faculty: John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R., Walter C. Taylor, M.D., Jennifer Maynard, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Office Orthopedics in the Older Patient.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Recognize the common causes of acute low back pain in the elderly.
  2. Use evidence based maneuvers to assess the likelihood of a patient having spinal stenosis.
  3. Differentiate between the different metabolic pathways of the statins and relate how that would impact prescribing for patients on multiple other drugs.
  4. Use evidence based techniques to determine the likelihood of a patient having a rotator cuff tear.

TOPIC 2: Ankle Sprains.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Discuss the use of the Ottawa Ankle Rules to determine if an x-ray is necessary after acute ankle injury
  2. Perform a competent ankle examination in a patient with ankle pain
  3. Describe the treatment of an athlete with a lateral ankle sprain
  4. Differentiate between a lateral ankle sprain and a high ankle sprain
  5. Discuss the differential diagnosis of ankle pain after acute injury

TOPIC 3: Common Knee Injuries.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Recognize, evaluate, and understand evidence based treatment options for common knee injuries seen in primary care including:
    1. Ligament injures (MCL, LCL, ACL)
    2. Meniscal injuries
    3. Patellofemoral Pain syndrome
    4. Osteoarthritis

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