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CME OnDemand - The Troublesome Triad: Knee trauma, Peroneal Nerve injuries and Foot Drop – The Team Approach
The Troublesome Triad: Knee trauma, Peroneal Nerve injuries and Foot Drop – The Team Approach
Moderator: Jeffrey Johnson, MD 
Faculty: Christopher Dy, MD, MPH, FACS, Matthew Matava, MD, Susan Mackinnon, MD 


Description

We will provide multi-subspecialty perspectives from specialists in hand/nerve, sports/trauma, and foot/ankle in a case-based framework to describe the current management of the knee trauma, the peroneal nerve injury and the treatment techniques for foot drop.

 

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:

  • To provide an understanding of the surgical anatomy of the common peroneal nerve and its branches.
  • To discuss a framework for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment for both traumatic and compressive neuropathies of the common peroneal nerve
  • To describe the value in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment of peroneal nerve injuries, including coordination of the initial management of the musculoskeletal and nerve trauma
  • To review the current reconstructive techniques for both nerve- and tendon transfer-based reconstruction.

AOFAS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AOFAS designates this enduring material for a maximum of up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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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.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $15.00
Non-Member: $59.00
Credit Offered: 1 CME (MD) Credit
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