Orthopedic and Pain Conference

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe when patients are appropriate for orthopedic referral
  • Outline what conservative care needs to be completed prior to joint replacement surgery
  • Identify which patients are good candidates for opiate use and not abusers or diverters of opiates
  • Differentiate between acute and chronic pain and how they are managed differently
  • List the newest treatment options and techniques in joint replacement
  • Describe minimally invasive surgical techniques
  • Discuss newer treatment options in orthopedics and how to identify patients who would be good candidates
  • Explain what is central and peripheral sensitization in pain management

Accreditation and Certification:

In support of improving patient care, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 6.5 contact hours.

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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

All individuals in control of the content of continuing education activities provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (Annenberg Center) are required to disclose to the audience all relevant financial relationships related to the content of the presentation. Full disclosure of all relevant financial relationships will be made in writing to the audience at the activity.

Registration for this event is Free