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CME OnDemand: Managing Poor Outcomes with Surgery on the Athlete: Why and What's Next?
Overview

Commercial Support

2022 webinars are provided free to AOFAS members and orthopaedic residents/fellows with funding from the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, supported by grants from:

Arthrex Inc. and Stryker.

 

AOFAS Mission Statement

The mission of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society is to improve lives through exceptional orthopaedic foot and ankle care.

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for the experienced foot and ankle surgeon, the generalist orthopaedic surgeon interested in expanding their scope of practice into foot and ankle, post-residency fellows and residents who treat acute and chronic problems of the foot and ankle, and allied health professionals who work in foot and ankle care.

 

Description

This webinar offers the opportunity to learn from prestigious faculty with more than 100 collective years of experience managing the elite athlete with sport-related foot and ankle disorders. Faculty will share their insight on how to identify, communicate, and revise the complications and poor outcomes that may arise from surgical intervention in this unique patient population. Topics include revision considerations for Jones fractures, chronic ligament issues around the ankle, complications and revision options for navicular stress fractures, and poor outcomes of acute Achilles tendon repairs.

 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Acknowledge the complications that can occur with surgical repair of sport-related foot and ankle disorders
  • Understand the potential reasons for poor outcomes in various foot and ankle reconstruction in the athlete
  • Appreciate the revision opportunities available for managing the complications associated with sport foot and ankle surgeries

 

Statement of Need

A need for this educational activity has been determined based on previous course/meeting evaluations, practice gap analysis, membership surveys, and the AOFAS educational curriculum. The content of this course was based on current issues and topics provided by AOFAS membership and leadership.

 

Program

The AOFAS attests that the person(s) responsible for the development of this educational activity did so independently and were not influenced by commercial supporters.

 

Accreditation

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

 

Credit Designation Statement

The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

CME Certificates

Participants are required to participate in the live program, answer the evaluation and claim CME at the end of the webinar.

 

Disclaimer

The material presented in this continuing medical education activity has been made available by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful or of interest, to other practitioners.

Methods, techniques, and procedures demonstrated, and views and opinions expressed by speakers, presenters, and faculty are their own, and do not necessarily represent those of the AOFAS, nor does presentation on the program represent or constitute endorsement or promotion by the AOFAS. The AOFAS expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material, methods, information, techniques, opinions, or procedures expressed, presented, or demonstrated.

 

CME Overview
Statement of Need

A need for this educational activity has been determined based on previous course evaluations and the AOFAS educational curriculum. The content of this course was based on current issues and topics provided by AOFAS membership and leadership. For more information on the AOFAS CME mission, visit aofas.org/education.


Accreditation

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Disclosure

AOFAS requires all instructors, planners, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations during the past 12 months with any commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods and services consumed by, or used on patients). All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the education content vetted by AOFAS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness. AOFAS also requires faculty to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity. AOFAS attests that the persons responsible for the development of this educational activity did so independently and were not influenced by commercial supporters. All financial disclosures will be provided to meeting attendees in the final program materials.


Disclaimer

The material presented in this continuing medical education activity has been made available by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful or of interest to other practitioners. Methods, techniques, and procedures demonstrated and views and opinions expressed by speakers, presenters, and faculty are their own, and do not necessarily represent those of AOFAS, nor does presentation on the program represent or constitute endorsement or promotion by AOFAS. AOFAS expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material, methods, information, techniques, opinions, or procedures expressed, presented, or demonstrated.

Faculty Information

 

 

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Robert B. Anderson, MD The founding orthopaedic surgeon of the O.L. Miller Foot and Ankle Institute of OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, North Carolina, practicing there since 1989.  Joined the Titletown Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Clinic in Green Bay in 2017.  Fellowship trained in foot and ankle disorders (Dr John Gould, Milwaukee WI ’88) with a large experience in sport related injuries.  Served as a team orthopaedist to the Carolina Panthers from 2000-2017 and since an associate team physician to the Green Bay Packers.  Has served as the chairman of the Foot and Ankle Subcommittee for the NFL since 2003 and the Chair of the NFL’s Musculoskeletal Committee since 2016, overseeing all orthopaedic injuries and research in professional football.  Is an active consultant to a number of NFL/NBA/NHL/MLB teams and colleges. 

Co-founder of the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Fellowship program.  Chief of the Foot and Ankle Service at Carolinas Medical Center from 1989-2015.  Anderson is also a past-president of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.  Co-editor of the 9th edition of Mann’s: Surgery of the Foot and Ankle; former Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery; associate editor/reviewer for JBJS, JAAOS, FAI, AJSM and numerous other peer-review publications and author/editor of numerous chapters and manuscripts.

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and attended the University of Mississippi where he was inducted into their Hall of Fame.

 

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Dr. Coetzee earned his medical degree from the University of Pretoria School of Medicine in South Africa.  He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, his trauma fellowship in Davos, Switzerland and a foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Washington and the Harborview Medical Center, in Seattle, WA, USA. Currently a  Foot and Ankle Orthopedic surgeon with Twin Cities Orthopedics in Minnesota. Official team Doctor for the Minnesota Vikings

 

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Dr. Martin O'Malley is Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weil Cornell Hospital for PSecial Surgery.  He is team Physician for the Brooklyn Nets, USA Basketball, Iona College and Foot and Ankle Consultant to New York Giants