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Live Webinar: 2020 Foot and Ankle Resident Review
Foot and Ankle Resident Review

Foot and Ankle Resident Review

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
8:00 - 9:30 pm CT

Moderator: Amgad Haleem Amin, MD, PhD
Faculty: Mostafa Abousayed, MBChB, MSc; Sara H. Galli, MD; Justin Tsai, MD; Matthew S. Conti, MD; M. Pierce Ebaugh, DO; Paul G. Talusan, MD

Description

Free for orthopaedic residents, this annual webinar features a comprehensive overview of key foot and ankle concepts to help orthopaedic residents prepare for exams. Topics include Hallux Valgus and Hallux Rigidus, Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction and Foot Muscle Forces/Deformities, and Achilles Tendon and Lisfranc Injuries. The webinar includes questions from the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (copyright by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, used with permission). For the first time, this webinar also will present a brief session on pursuing a career in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery, highlighting the full scope of a foot and ankle practice, fellowship training positions available through the national match process, as well as job opportunities.

 

Course Objectives

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

  • Know the high-yield foot and ankle topics for the OITE exam
  • Understand the basic OITE testable concepts on foot and ankle topics
  • Proficiently answer complex foot and ankle OITE questions
  • Have a global understanding of the scope of an orthopaedic foot and ankle practice
  • Establish a comprehensive perspective of the foot and ankle national match process and positions available

 

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 1.5 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.

 

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.

Learn more about the AOFAS CME Program Mission 

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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.

Summary
Availability: No future session
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1.5 CME (MD) Credits
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