At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Understand current controversies and recommended treatments for knee injuries including the appropriate indications for surgery and employ the latest techniques for surgical repair and reconstruction
- Accurately identify the most important shoulder pathologies, understand the appropriate indications for surgery and employ the latest techniques for surgical repair and reconstruction
- Familiarize with ultrasonic evaluation of knee and shoulder anatomy and patho-anatomy and the use of ultrasonography as an aid for needle placement in and around these joints
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 Knee and Shoulder - Design Your Own Course - A Case-Based Approach 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 35.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.