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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.


Lunchtime Career Development

The new and improved lunchtime programming: Lunchtime Career Development. New to IPOS this year is the POSNA Lounge area, where we will host two lunchtime career development sessions. There will be a panel of IPOS faculty who will field questions about the field of pediatric orthopaedics, as well as provide feedback on cases. If you wish to submit a case, we are looking for unique cases that highlight a specific problem encountered in pediatric orthopaedic surgery.

DEADLINE: October 31st


NEW! Flipped Classroom CME Breakout
Friday, December 6 | 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Hand: Congenital Upper Limb Issues

Enter our flipped classroom and discuss the evaluation and treatment of common congenital upper limb conditions treated by pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. This will be an interactive session with small group discussions. Materials will be provided in advance to review and prepare for this session. Materials coming soon!

Schedule:
3:00 PM-3:04 PM Introduction
3:05 PM-3:08 PM Case #1: Madelung’s
3:09 PM-3:24 PM Case #1: Small Group Discussion
3:25 PM-3:34 PM Case #1: Debrief
3:35 PM-3:38 PM Case #2: Distal Ulna Osteochondroma
3:39 PM-3:54 PM Case #2: Small Group Discussion
3:55 PM-4:04 PM Case #2: Debrief
4:05 PM-4:08 PM Case #3: Radioulnar Synostosis
4:09 PM-4:24 PM Case #3: Small Group Discussion
4:25 PM-4:30 PM Case #3: Debrief


ePosters | Submission is now CLOSED! Application for 2020 conference will be available in july.

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

Visit the ePoster kiosk in the exhibit hall during IPOS.


NEW! Fellowship Directors Program
Saturday, December 7 | 8:00 AM-11:30 AM

Current and Future Challenges in Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship Training
(TICKETED EVENT)

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.

Advanced registration is required; included with IPOS registration.  If you are not attending the IPOS meeting, but are interested in registering for the half-day Fellowship Directors Program, please contact POSNA, posna@aaos.org.  $150 registration fee.


Pre-Course Webinar
October 29 | 7:15-8:15 PM CDT

Best of IPOS: Webinar

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

Registration Information Coming Soon.


Pre-coursE | Tuesday, December 3

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

Best Practices for Pediatric Intramedullary Nailing and Limb Lengthening Using the Precice® Nail


Description: This 75-minute interactive course will focus on the best practices of intramedullary nailing and limb lengthening using the Precice nail. Our faculty surgeons will share their knowledge and expertise on proper patient selection and preoperative planning. The basics of intramedullary nailing which includes nail selection, entry point, osteotomy location and method, and reaming technique will also be discussed. This course will include case examples and surgical tips. Attendees will also participate in a hands on sawbones workshop to demonstrate and reinforce the essentials of intramedullary nailing. Time will be set aside for questions at the end of the course.

8 PM - Industry Sponsored Cocktail Reception


Industry Spotlight Sessions

Sign up for Industry Spotlight Sessions can be done when registering for IPOS.


Live Webcasts | Registration Links Coming Soon!

For those unable to travel this year, join IPOS faculty, attendees and colleagues around the world for two interactive live webcasts from the course in Orlando.

Friday, December 6 | 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Wellness in Pediatric Orthopaedics

Improving and sustaining the health of our care delivery teams is critically important.  Join us for this breakout session focusing on wellness.  Learn about burnout, team dynamics, strategies to improve provider health, as well as the new POSNA wellness initiative.

Saturday, December 7 | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Bone Lesions (Cysts, Masses and Malignancies)

Be a part of this international simulcast webinar! Join our IPOS faculty for a comprehensive tour of bone lesions, ranging from benign bumps and cysts to malignant conditions.