Program Materials & Information

 

*Schedule is subject to change.


Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statements

FULL COURSE

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ONE DAY FUNDAMENTALS IN PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS MOC REVIEW COURSE

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, for those attending only the live Saturday MOC Review Course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


One-Day Fundamentals in Pediatric Orthopaedic Review Course

Saturday, December 1

Free for IPOS attendees, the review course offers an intensive review to prepare attendees for the new ABOS Practice-Profiled Recertification Examination in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.

For those not preparing the MOC recertification examination, this special event will help reinforce fundamental concepts in pediatric orthopaedics that can help your general practice as well as preparation for the orthopedic in-training examination (OITE) and ABOS board exams.

*Review course program details listed in the 2018 Preliminary Program.


ePosters

ePosters are electronic only and will be available at the ePoster kiosks during the meeting.

ePoster Submission closes September 4, 2018.


Pre-Course Webinar

An IPOS Primer:  Lower Extremity Deformity with an International Flare
October 23, 2018 | 7:15-8:15 PM CDT
Director:  Pablo Castañeda, MD; Klane White, MD, MSc
Faculty: Miguel Galbán, MD; Chris Iobst, MD; Dror Paley, MD; Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD

Description:
A didactic and case based review for management of complex lower extremity deformity in children by an international faculty from IPOS.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define the fundamentals for evaluation of lower extremity deformity in children.
  2. Review commonly encountered etiologies for lower extremity deformity in children.
  3. Apply the principles of surgical planning for lower extremity deformity in children.
  4. Formulate surgical strategies for treatment of lower extremity deformity in children applicable to all.

Registration & schedule information coming soon.

 

Pre-course Details
Tuesday, November 27

6:45-8 PM - Industry-Sponsored Pre-Course
8 PM - Industry-Sponsored Cocktail Reception


CME Workshops & Industry Spotlight Sessions

Registration is available for all CME workshops through online registration. Advanced sign up is encouraged in order to receive first priority to participate in hands-on workshops.

Industry Spotlight Session information will be available in October.


Live Webcasts

Join the IPOS faculty, attendees and pediatric orthopaedic colleagues around the world for two interactive live webcasts from the course in Orlando.

Friday, November 30
 3:30–5 PM
Musculoskeletal infections
Program description: A live simulcast  webinar for all orthopaedic providers! This session will cover a broad spectrum of topics, including antibiotic resistant organisms, treatment of necrotizing fasciitis, surgical options for late presenting osteomyelitis, and contemporary strategies for spinal infection.

Saturday, December 1
10-11:30 AM
Principles and Techniques in Pediatric Sports
Program description: Join us for this live simulcast international webinar on care of the pediatric and adolescent athlete!  Topics covered will include treatment of shoulder instability, ACL tears in the skeletally immature, and osteochondritis dissecans of the knee.