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October 24, 2014

The Sentinel Hotel, Portland, OR

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Course Description

Orthopaedics for Primary Care: The Spine and Hips is the third in a series of Orthopaedics for Primary Care conferences, focusing on different parts of the musculoskeletal system. At this year's program clinical presentations of disease and injury will be presented, with the focus on non-surgical treatments and therapies.

This course is aimed at physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care professionals involved in primary care.

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe an overall approach to assessing spine and hip conditions
  • Identify and differentiate between various disease states, such as arthritis and osteoporosis
  • Manage patients who have had less-than-optimalresults following spinal surgery
  • Appropriately prescribe medications, therapy and exercise for those patients experiencing back pain

Tuition/Registration: The tuition fee is $150.00 and includes lunch. To help meet administrative costs, a $30 service charge will be assessed on all refund requests received by October 15; no refunds can be issued after that date.

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Please call the Division of CME 503-494-8700


Oregon Health & Science University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association: Oregon Health & Science University, School of Medicine, Division of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.