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Live Webinar: Deformity: Cases, Training, and Patient Management
Deformity: Cases, Training, and Patient Management

Deformity: Cases, Training, and Patient Management

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Paul T. Fortin, MD
Faculty: Douglas N. Beaman, MD; Justin D. Orr, MD




  • Introduction – Paul T. Fortin, MD
  • Practical Uses of External Fixation – Paul T. Fortin, MD
  • The ‘How to’ – Deformity assessment, Frame application, Osteotomy techniques – Justin D. Orr, MD
  • Incorporating a time consuming technology efficiently into a busy practice – Doug N. Beaman, MD
  • Discussion – Paul T. Fortin, MD



This course will provide very practical instruction on the basics of multiplanar external fixation for various lower extremity problems.  Participants will learn how to efficiently incorporate a seemingly complicated technology into any practice.


Course Objectives

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

  • Identify the various clinical uses of external fixation
  • Understand the basic instrumentation needed in the OR and office
  • Understand the basic surgical techniques for osteotomy and external fixator placement



Commercial Support

2020 webinars are provided free to AOFAS members and orthopaedic residents/fellows with funding from the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, supported by grants from the following companies:

Major Grants: Arthrex, Inc., Wright Medical Group N.V.

Additional Funding: DJO Global, Inc.


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.

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.



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.



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.

Availability: No future session
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $59.00
Credit Offered:
1.5 CME (MD) Credits
1.5 CME (PA/NP/RN) Credits
1.5 CEU (AT) Credits
1.5 CE (PT) Credits
1.5 Participation Credits
1.5 CME (DPM) Credits
1.5 CME (Other) Credits
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