1006 - Shoulder Lab Course

When: August 21–23, 2020
Where: The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL 60018

“AANA-ASES Arthroscopic and Open Shoulder: When and How to Treat Shoulder Pathology” is a two-and-a-half-day course focusing on teaching advanced techniques in shoulder--from arthroscopy to arthroplasty, from the fundamentals to the most advanced techniques. The course format will include lectures, discussion, interactive case-based presentations, and hands-on lab session with cadaveric specimens, implants and instrumentation. The dedicated two-to-one lab experience alongside luminaries from AANA and the ASES will bring you to the cutting edge of shoulder surgery.

Course Co-Chairs:
Jeffrey S. Abrams, M.D.
Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, M.D.

Master Instructors:
Grant E. Garrigues, M.D.
Guido Marra, 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. Demonstrate the most advanced techniques of arthroscopic instability repair surgery utilizing didactic lectures, live demonstration and cadaver lab training to cover the management of soft tissue and bony causes of shoulder instability.

2. Instruct course participants in arthroscopic management of rotator cuff disease from basic mobilization and fixation techniques to advanced tendon transfers and superior capsular reconstruction utilizing dermal allograft.

3. Familiarize course participants with advanced techniques of shoulder arthroplasty including both anatomic and reverse prostheses in the management of shoulder arthritis to include the management of severe bone deformities of the glenoid.

4. Teach students how to strategize on the management of complications of arthroscopic shoulder surgery and open arthroplasty techniques utilizing the latest methods to identify and treat untoward outcomes of surgery.

5. Understand the variety of treatment options for proximal humerus fractures and when to employ each.

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 Shoulder 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 TBD 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.

8/21/2020 2:00 PM - 8/23/2020 12:30 PM
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) 9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100 Rosemont, IL 60018 UNITED STATES

Lab Instructors

Full NameCityState ProvinceCountryLast Name
Tito Agustin Barraez, MDCaracas VenezuelaBarraez
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