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CME OnDemand - Latest Imaging Technologies
Latest Imaging Technologies

Description
This AOFAS Webinar will provide an update on current innovative imaging modalities in patients with foot and ankle disorders. Topics include indication and clinical use of weight-bearing computed tomography (WBCT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with symptomatic total ankle replacement, and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT-CT).
 

Agenda

  • Introduction & Welcome – Alexej Barg, MD
  • WBCT in Patients with Foot & Ankle Problems – The New Emerging Imaging Modality - Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD
  • MRI in Patients with Painful Total Ankle Replacement – Is It Possible At All? - Jan Fritz, MD 
  • SPECT-CT in Foot & Ankle - Christian Plaass, MD 
  • Discussion – Alexej Barg, MD

 

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.


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

  • Better understand the underlying principles of latest imaging modalities 
  • Describe clinical indications to use advanced imaging 
  • Understand benefits for appropriate diagnosis in patients with complex foot and ankle disorders 

 

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.


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.

Additional Funding: Wright Medical Group N.V.





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: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $15.00
Non-Member: $59.00
Credit Offered: 1.5 CME (MD) Credits
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society®
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