At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Identify and master arthroscopic skills from basic knot tying to the more complex arthroscopic surgical techniques for labral repair/instability surgery, basic and complex rotator cuff repair, biceps management and more
- Examine the "state of the art" as well as emerging techniques for management of basic and complex shoulder pathology, i.e., Latarjet, arthroscopic glenoid reconstruction, superior capsular reconstruction, biologics, rotator cuff augmentation
- Understand the most important factors involved in thoughtful preoperative planning, intraoperative decision-making, and trouble-shooting using up-to-date expert opinion, experience and evidence
Course App will be available for participants to download at least 1 month prior to the course start date. The app contains:
- handout materials
- lab assignments
- registration lists
The primary target audience for Treatments for Shoulder Arthroscopy: Skills, Techniques and Decision-Making is AANA members and other healthcare professionals who desire to improve their arthroscopic knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes.
Statement of Need
AANA has determined the need for this live educational activity based on identifying professional practice gaps, previous course evaluations and the AANA Self Assessment Examination. The educational content of this activity was based upon current issues and topics provided by AANA planning committees and membership.
The Arthroscopy Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Designation
The Arthroscopy Association of North America designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.