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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.

CME Information

Full IPOS Meeting

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.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Fellowship Directors Program

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 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Half-Day Fellowship Directors Program

Saturday, December 7

Designed for training program directors but open to all POSNA educators, join this interactive discussion among education leaders about how to improve pediatric orthopaedic training. CME Applied. Included with full IPOS registration.


ePosters | Submission is now open!

Share your research with the large body of attendees by participating in the popular ePosters program.

Eposter submission deadline: September 6, 2019


Lunchtime Career Development

During lunch, meet with IPOS course directors and faculty to review the day’s educational events, share interesting clinical cases and discuss professional development.  Attendees are encouraged to submit ideas and cases in advance to discuss with IPOS faculty.  Information is coming soon.


Pre-Course Webinar

Best of IPOS: Webinar
October 29, 2019 | 7:15-8:15 PM CDT
Director:  Pablo Castañeda, MD; Lindsay Andras, MD
Faculty: A. Noelle Larson, MD; Cordelia Carter, MD; Joshua Abzug, MD; Unni Nayarayan, MD

Description:
A didactic and case based review of the most important current topics in pediatric orthopedics, including, spine, sports, upper extremity trauma and cerebral palsy by a renown international faculty from IPOS.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define the fundamentals for evaluation of spinal deformity in children.

  2. Review how to obtain the best outcomes when dealing with the injured young athlete.

  3. Apply the most up to date principles of treatment for upper extremity trauma in children.

  4. Formulate optimal strategies for the care of children with cerebral palsy.

Schedule (times listed in Central Time)
7:15-7:16PM:     Introduction- Pablo Castaneda, MD
7:16-7:26PM:     Pediatric spinal deformity: what we know is best practice – A. Noelle Larson, MD
7:27-7:37PM:     What’s new/hot in pediatric and adolescent sports? – Cordelia Carter, MD
7:38-7:48PM:     Current hot topics in upper extremity- Joshua Abzug, MD
7:49-7:59PM:     Update on cerebral palsy for 2019 – Unni Narayanan, MD
8:00 -8:10PM:    Q&A –Pablo Castañeda, Lindsay Andras, MD
8:10-8:15PM:     Case based presentation (time permitting)- Pablo Castaneda, MD;  Lindsay Andras, MD

Registration Information Coming Soon.


Pre-course
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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

Pre-Course Sponsored by Orthopediatrics
SUPER SMASH BROTHERS: PEDIATRIC ELBOW VS. MONKEY BARS The Ultimate BOss battle-You vs. the posterolateral SCH, An interactive extravaganza

Description: Supracondylar humerus fractures are easy - until they aren't.  Undoubtedly, one of the first cases that will give you pause in the OR as a young attending will be an elbow fracture - either because you have a difficult time reducing it, are concerned that it isn't safe to leave the operating room because of diminished vascularity or many another reasons.  In this course we will take a deep dive into everything you need to know to take this villain head on.  We will cover basics such as why they occur when they do, common pathomechanisms, which fractures cause neurovascular injuries, how to set the OR up to win, tricks to reduction, pin configurations how to open and when to call for help and more. This will be a highly engaging interactive media filled course with prizes.






Pre-Course Sponsored by Nuvasive

Advances in Precise Remote Controlled Technology for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction


Description: This pre-course focuses on the utility of non-invasive remote controlled implants and their application in modern limb lengthening and deformity correction techniques. Experienced surgeon faculty will lead interactive discussions on case planning, surgical decision making, and technique best practices learned to date.

8 PM - Industry Sponsored Cocktail Reception


CME Workshops & Industry Spotlight Sessions

Registration opens August 5, 2019. Details will be available in the preliminary program.

Please Note:
Advanced registration for CME Workshops is not required.


Live Webcasts

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