When: TBD (early 2021)
Where: The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL 60018
This course is postponed. Please check back for more updates.
AANA’s Resident/Fellow Course: Foundations in Arthroscopy provides beginning arthroscopists with superior operative expertise and finely-tuned motor skills that will help them make the best treatment decisions for their patients.
Since the first course was held in 2001, AANA has set the standard in fundamental arthroscopic education for residents and fellows and has trained nearly 2,000 residents from across the country. Many residency programs choose to send all of their PGY2 or PGY3 residents as a core part of their curriculum to establish a solid foundation for future training and a surgical career in arthroscopy.
The greatest strength of the course is the dedication of the faculty and the relationships forged between the faculty and the residents. The course provides extensive hands-on skill development, personal guidance from legendary surgeons, and the insights that can only come from close 1-on-1 interactions.
John F. Orwin, M.D.
William J. Ciccone, II, M.D.
David P. Richards, M.D.
Brian E. Walczak, D.O.
Main Registration: $1,599
Registration is limited to orthopaedic residents and fellows. Please log-in or create an account to register for this event.
At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Demonstrate fundamental knowledge to safely perform shoulder and knee arthroscopy
- Develop arthroscopic and surgical motor skills for various procedures in the shoulder and knee
- Master safely setting up an operating room with minimal oversight and guidance
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.
The primary target audience for the Resident/Fellow Course: Foundations of Arthroscopy 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 Arthroscopy Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Arthroscopy Association of North America designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.00 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
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
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.