20th Annual AAOS/AOSSM/AANA Sports Medicine Course

//20th Annual AAOS/AOSSM/AANA Sports Medicine Course

Course Overview

From professional athletes to weekend warriors, ensure your treatment decisions and solutions in your daily practice are current across all levels of athletic injury. Participate in case-based breakout discussions, interactive participant-expert panels and engaging dialogue with faculty for fresh learning approaches and multi-disciplinary solutions.

Unparalleled sports medicine expertise, coupled with downtime for downhill – the 20th Annual Sports Medicine Course is sure to be an unforgettable learning adventure.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the various surgical and nonsurgical treatment protocols for instability conditions of the knee, injuries to knee ligaments, and cartilage disorders
  • Review the anatomy, function and injuries of the acromioclavicular joint of the shoulder, and both non-operative and operative treatment strategies for athletic AC joint injuries
  • Evaluate indications for tenotomy vs. tenodesis for biceps tendon pathology
  • Review performance enhancing medications, side effects, screening protocols, workup, and deficiency of athletes with sports endocrine axis disorders.
  • Prescribe correct knee, shoulder and hand/wrist rehabilitation protocols to maximize post-surgical and post-injury function.
  • Compare short-term and long-term treatment strategies for team physicians
  • Identify practice efficiencies, optimal use of physician extenders (ultrasound, injections, etc.), and cost reductions in the ambulatory setting

Special Highlights

Look forward to:

  • Keynotes on Top Trending Sports Medicine topics in 2019
  • Emerging and leading-edge technology, orthobiologics, and innovative surgical techniques
  • Debates and panel discussions offer differing perspectives on controversial topics
  • Ample time for recreation — skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, shopping, art galleries, etc.
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