Piedmont Orthopedic Society 63rd Annual Meeting
The Piedmont Orthopedic Society is a traditional organization of “life-long learners” many of whom, because of their training and experience, are classified as experts. The annual meeting is an opportunity for these learners to conduct peer presentations, as well as review and discuss many different topics. The 63 year history attests to the continued support of this notion of the members being “life-long learners”. Additionally, through peer solicitation of topics for presentation, other assessment methods are used to discuss the material. Ongoing clinical and research presentations traditionally include epidemiological data; geographic data based on specific health problems of regional importance; and morbidity and mortality statistics introduced as complications of specific procedures. Quality Assurance statistics (QA) and/or Peer Review Data will document the need to address complications of a particular topic. Non-academic based physicians bring patient care audits for clinical critique. Because the Society has evolved from Duke University Medical Center trained orthopedic physicians, the members who now may or may not be at academic institutions still look to their peers from Duke to provide information in many different areas.
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- Discuss the use of specific images of the forearm will better delineate the deformity so appropriate management can be performed.Gain knowledge and experience in the use of custom designed implants as well as standard implants for treatment of complex deformities of the humerus and forearm bones.
- Utilize arthroscopy for diagnosis, become familiar with the current state of shoulder arthroplasty and rotator cuff repair, and fixation of high-grade AC separations.
- Describe the projected outcome of total knee or total hip arthroplasty in patients with various preoperative co-morbidities.In order to decide the most appropriate surgical approach as well as the type of implant for an optimal outcome in each individual patient. Determine the best method of diminishing postoperative pain in patients with total hip and total knee arthroplasty.
- 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 21.75 Attendance