Save the date: Saturday March 10, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana!

Specialty Day is the opportunity for AANA as a member of the Board of Specialty Societies (BOS) to present a program designed for members and non-members to review and apply basic knowledge and skills in arthroscopic surgery and update their knowledge about recent research in the field of arthroscopic surgery.

The AANA/AOSSM Specialty Day 2018 Program will feature didactic presentations that provide opportunities to share important research findings and serve as a review of core musculoskeletal topics while providing face-to-face networking opportunities.

New ideas and research addressing musculoskeletal disorders and injuries are evolving; Specialty Day 2018 will highlight the latest advances and reinforce time-tested tools aimed at preventing and addressing musculoskeletal care.

Please Note: Registration for this event is managed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as part of their 2018 Annual Meeting.

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Target Audience

This program is designed for orthopaedic surgeons, physicians, and allied health professionals in the field of sports medicine or related fields of practice and who may desire to improve their arthroscopic knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes.


Education Program

Education Program


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:

  • Implement an effective evaluation algorithm, based on recent research, for musculoskeletal and medical sports medicine conditions through an arthroscopic surgery lens
  • Assess and apply surgical and non-surgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the diagnosis and clinical management of joint disorders in athletes
  • Review and implement new minimally invasive techniques for the management of shoulder, knee and hip pathology





Continuing Medical Education Credits

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AOSSM designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Credit for Athletic Trainers
BOC_Approved_CE_ProviderThe American Orthpaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers

This program is eligible for a maximum of 7.25 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.