This is a virtual conference. Designed For
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Fellows, Residents, Students, and Other Interested Health Care Professionals
Jointly Provided By
Creighton University School of Medicine
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education CHI Health Objectives
Name signs and symptoms of compartment syndrome
Explore advances in muscle sparing techniques in knee and hip arthroplasty
Compare narcotics to therapy treatments for pain relief following total knee arthroplasty
Review types of fractures in the hand and discuss treatment options
Identify alternative treatments to joint replacement surgery for arthritis
List common lower extremity injuries and treatments
Differentiate treatments for upper extremity fractures
Discuss pharmacological options for pain relief in the orthopedic patient
Review research, outcomes, and recommendations related to nutrition in orthopedic surgery
Distinguish similarities and differences between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
Define cervical stenosis and myelopathy
Explain the healing process of ankle sprains
Describe orthopedic sports medicine in different arenas
Examine stress fractures in the spine and treatment options in the athlete
Recognize non-surgical treatment options for spondylosis in the young athlete
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview Matthew F. Dilisio, MD Session I
8:10 a.m. The Serious Complication of Compartment Syndrome Sue Lilly MSN, APRN-ACNS-BC, ONC 8:35 a.m. Managing Post-operative Total Knee Arthroplasty Pain with Therapy Kelly Fairfield, PT and Samantha Beckman, OTD, OTR/L 9:00 a.m. Hand Fractures Gangadasu Reddy, MBBS, MS, FACS 9:25 a.m. Repair, Regenerate, and/or Reconstruction: Alternate treatments for arthritis Robert Dugas, MD 9:50 a.m. Session I Q&A 10:00 a.m. Break Session II 10:10 a.m. Lower Extremity Trauma Karl Bergmann, MD 10:35 a.m. Repair, Replace, or Reverse: Upper Extremity Trauma Matthew F. Dilisio, MD 11:00 a.m. Pain Medication Options for Orthopedic Injuries and Post-Surgery Michele A. Faulkner, PharmD 11:25 a.m. The Importance of Nutrition for Healing After an Injury Ellen Thomsen, MS, RD, LMNT, CDE, IFNCP
11:50 a.m. Session II Q&A 12:00 p.m. Lunch Break Session III 1:00 p.m. Osteoarthritis Versus Rheumatoid Arthritis Corrine Giggee, PA-C, MPAS 1:25 p.m. Degenerative Cervical Stenosis and Myelopathy Chase Woodward, MD, MPH 1:50 p.m. Ankle Sprains: Do they always heal? Michael Zimmerman, DPM 2:15 p.m. Session III Q&A 2:25 p.m. Break Session IV 2:35 p.m. Orthopedic Sports Medicine: A surgeon’s view from the sideline of boxing and beyond Brian Conroy, MD 3:00 p.m. Spine Stress Fractures in Athletes Matthew West, MD, CSCS 3:25 p.m. Spondylosis in the Young Athlete Kyle Meyer, DPT, OCS, CSCS 3:50 p.m. Session IV Q&A 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks Matthew F. Dilisio, MD
Category 1 Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Nurse CE Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 6.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (BOC AP #P942) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 6.75 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Physical Therapy Credit is pending.
Occupational Therapy The Board of Occupational Therapy Practice does not pre-approve continuing education course offerings, but will accept a continuing education activity when they are planned and conducted for occupational therapists and the continuing education activity relates to the practice of Occupational Therapy. Each professional is responsible for their own certification.
Medical Assistant The AAMA will accept a program for recertification if its subject matter is relevant to your profession. The AAMA provides three documents that serve as useful guidelines for identifying relevant topics. Visit the AAMA website to view the requirement documents.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and CHI Health. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) 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, Physician Assistants
Nurses, OT, COTA, PT, PTA, Athletic Trainers, Medical Assistants
Fellows, Residents, Full-Time Students
Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.