1005 - Small Joint (Elbow/Wrist) Lab Course

This course is canceled.

When: July 17–19, 2020
Where: The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL 60018

This comprehensive surgical skills course will encompass basic and advanced wrist and elbow procedures, highlighting pearls to avoid complications and ensure clinical success. Controversies of treatment will also be emphasized to help guide treatment decisions. This will be accomplished through lectures and surgical demonstrations by leading faculty, hands-on cadaveric surgical labs, and panel discussions and case presentations. This course is designed for both the beginning and advanced arthroscopist, including a precourse questionnaire to best pair instructors to participants ensuring their goals of the course will be satisfied.

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Course Co-Chairs:
S. Joshua Szabo, M.D. (Elbow)
Noah D. Weiss, M.D. (Wrist)

Master Instructor:
Scott P. Steinmann, M.D.

Member Rate:
1-on-1: $2,999
2-on-1: $2,499

Non-Member Rate:
1-on-1: $3,499
2-on-1: $2,999

NEW! Early Careerist (Within 5 Years of Residency/Fellowship Completion)
Member Rate: $1,999
Non-Member Rate: $1,999

Military Rate: $1,999


Advanced Lab Courses were designed with the whole surgical team in mind. Physician attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their PA, NP, RN, or other support staff. There is no better way to prepare for real-world OR situations than to train together.

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CME Information

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Comprehend the fundamentals of wrist and elbow arthroscopy: including anatomy, indications, patient positioning, portals and other elements to avoid complications.
  2. Identify wrist and elbow surgeries to ensure surgical success and identifying controversies.
  3. 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.

AANA Mobile App

This course will be available for participants to download at least 1 week prior to the course start date on the AANA Mobile app. It is available on Android, iOS, and Amazon Kindle.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for Small Joint Lab Course 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.

Continuing Medical Education/Credit Designation

The Arthroscopic Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Arthroscopic Association of North America designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity may also help fulfill the Maintenance of Certification credit requirements mandated by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Travel and Hotel Information

All Advanced Lab Courses and Resident/Fellow courses are held at the OLC Education & Conference Center in Rosemont, IL.

Air Travel and Ground Transportation

Please fly into O'Hare International Airport (ORD). The Hampton Inn & Suites offers complimentary shuttle service from O'Hare International Airport.

Gant Travel is the official travel management company for AANA. Please identify yourself as an AANA Course participant. Gant Travel offers full mileage credit for frequent flyers.

Full Travel Information

Hotel Accommodations

For your convenience AANA has reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare (9480 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018). The room rate is $144 per night plus tax (subject to change). Reservations can be made either online or over the phone, up to four weeks prior to the course.

Full Housing Information

More Information

Request for refunds, cancellation, or course transfer must be received in writing by the AANA office at least four weeks prior to the start of the course. Visit our Lab Courses Policies page for full details.

For other questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Course content and faculty subject to change.

7/17/2020 7:00 AM - 7/19/2020 12:00 PM
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) 9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100 Rosemont, IL 60018 UNITED STATES

Lab Instructors

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Arash Dini, MDLos AngelesCAUnited StatesDini
Eric I. Ferkel, MDLos AngelesCAUnited StatesFerkel
Richard D. Ferkel, M.D.Van NuysCAUnited StatesFerkel
Jeffrey E. Gittins, DONew AlbanyOHUnited StatesGittins
Michael William Grafe, MDSanta RosaCAUnited StatesGrafe
Benjamin R. Graves, M.D.Winston SalemNCUnited StatesGraves
MaCalus Vinson Hogan, MDPittsburghPAUnited StatesHogan
Claudius Jarrett, MDWilmingtonNCUnited StatesJarrett
Christopher Kenyon John, MDRoanokeVAUnited StatesJohn
Kenneth A. KearnsKing of PrussiaPAUnited StatesKearns
Eric J. Lindberg, MDDenverCOUnited StatesLindberg
Peter G. Mangone, MDAshevilleNCUnited StatesMangone
James Meeker, MDportlandORUnited StatesMeeker
Adam Shafritz, MDBurlingtonVAUnited StatesShafritz
Chad Songy, MDFayettevilleARUnited StatesSongy
Scott P. Steinmann, M.D.RochesterMNUnited StatesSteinmann
James W. Stone, MDFranklinWIUnited StatesStone
Adam Strohl, MD   Strohl
Scott Joshua Szabo, MDGibsoniaPAUnited StatesSzabo
Norman E. Waldrop III, MD   Waldrop III
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