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AAOS Orthopaedic Board Preparation and Review Course

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Apply the differential diagnosis, treatment, prognosis of tibial lesions, hand lesions, sacral lesions, characteristic lesions, and soft tissue lesions to the young and adult patient
  2. Recognize the most important features of bone, cartilage, nerve, muscle and tendon/ligament, normal anatomy and physiology, and abnormal conditions
  3. Identify various essential traumatic and non-traumatic orthopaedic conditions and their non-operative and operative treatment
  4. Apply the important diagnostic and treatment concepts in adult hip and knee reconstructions
  5. Recognize the essential features of pediatric genetic, congenital, dysplastic, and traumatic conditions
  6. Identify the important features of traumatic and non-traumatic foot and ankle conditions
  7. Apply the testable systemic factors and emergency conditions in trauma care
  8. Identify the essential traumatic and non-traumatic spine and hand conditions
  9. Recognize the essential concepts in upper and lower extremity sports medicine

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for 59.5 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.