At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Comprehend the fundamentals of wrist and elbow arthroscopy: including anatomy, indications, patient positioning, portals and other elements to avoid complications
- Identify wrist and elbow surgeries to ensure surgical success and identifying controversies
- Improved surgical skills of wrist and elbow arthroscopy; specifically, in treating TFCC tears, wrist ganglion, wrist (carpal and DRUJ) instability, wrist fractures, wrist arthritis, lateral epicondylitis, elbow arthritis, OCDs of elbow, elbow instability (UCL & LUCL), distal biceps and triceps tendon tears
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 Wrist & Elbow Problems 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 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.