AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

•Interpret current clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging studies oncology, upper and lower extremity, spine, pediatrics, and trauma conditions
• Develop a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental knowledge base required for Maintenance of Certification
• Differentiate between current operative and non-operative treatment strategies
• Apply evidence-based orthopaedic literature to your practice concerning a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions
• Recognize the spectrum of surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions and the indications and contraindications for each
• Determine knowledge gaps and develop a study plan to prepare for the Maintenance of Certification general examination
• Identify testable topics and describe the Maintenance of Certification general examination format

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for 30.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Allied Health Professionals: The AAOS is not accredited to offer credit for nurses and other Allied Health Professionals. To determine if activities offering AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs please contact the relevant organizations directly.

PAs: You may be able to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity based on AAOS’ ACCME accreditation. Please contact relevant organizations directly for review and approval.