All About Orthopedics: 6th Annual Conference

All About Orthopedics: 6th Annual Conference
Friday, September 24, 2021 - Friday, September 24, 2021

This is a virtual conference.

Designed For

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy 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


  • Examine treatment options for plantar fasciitis
  • Recognize strategies to treat shoulder pain
  • Explore treatments for knee pain
  • Identify interventions to prevent surgical site infections
  • Describe the relationship of the pelvic floor muscles to low back pain
  • Compare and contrast cervical and lumbar disc replacements
  • Explain preoperative and postoperative planning strategies for total knee arthroplasty
  • Describe care for fractures in patients with traumatic injuries
  • Discuss the journey to advanced certification in Orthopedics
  • Define idiopathic scoliosis and discuss treatment options
  • Differentiate between different types of resistance training across multiple generations
  • Review various treatments for pain associated with lower extremity injuries



8 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview

Session 1

8:05 a.m.
Plantar Fasciitis

John Goldsmith, DPM

8:40 a.m.
Shoulder Pain and Treatment Strategies

Samuel Dubrow, MD

9:15 a.m.
Knee Pain: Current Concepts & Treatment Strategies

Matthew Byington, DO

9:50 a.m.
Break with Virtual Vendor Visits

Session 2

10:10 a.m.
Preventing Surgical Site Infections

Elizabeth Budge-Neal RN, CIC

10:45 a.m.
Pelvic Floor and its Connection to Low Back and Hip Pain

Jasmine Garth, DPT, PT, OCS, Cert. DN

11:20 a.m.
Cervical and Lumbar Disc Replacements

Michael Longley, MD

11:55 a.m.
Lunch Break

Session 3

12:40 p.m.
Preoperative and Postoperative Planning for Total Knee Arthroplasty

Anthony Mann, PA-C

1:15 p.m.
Trauma and Fracture Care

Kevin Loontjer, PA-C

1:50 p.m.
Advanced Certification for Total Joint Replacement

Susan Schulte, RN, ONC
Christine Constant, RN, BSN, ONC

2:25 p.m.
Break with Virtual Vendor Visits

Session 4

2:45 p.m.
Idiopathic Scoliosis

Chase Woodward, MD

3:20 p.m.
Resistance Training Across Generations

Matt Franco, DPT, OCS

3:55 p.m.
Sprains, Strains and Pains in the Lower Extremity

Scott Nelson, DPM

4:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 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 7.0 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Athletic Trainer
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 7.0 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Physical Therapy
The All About Orthopedics 6th Annual Conference 2021 has been approved for 0.70 Continuing Education Units (corresponding to 7.0 contact hours) by the Continuing Education Committee of the Nebraska Chapter American Physical Therapy Association. CEU Locker Approval Code: CEUL077540

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:

Accreditation Statement
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 $40
Fellows, Residents, Full-Time Students $30  

Refund Policy

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.

Omaha, NE 68178
United States