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October 18, 2013

The Governor Hotel, Portland, OR

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Many of the presenters at Orthopedics for Primary Care: The Shoulder have agreed to make their presentations available for download to the participants of the educational activity.

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Course Description

Orthopedics for Primary Care: The Shoulder provides a comprehensive framework for assessing common shoulder injuries and complaints in the primary care setting. Clinical presentations of injury and disease will be reviewed, followed by an update on best therapies and treatment. Smaller breakout sessions on anatomy, history-taking, ultrasound evaluation, rehabilitation and injections will ensure ample time for interaction with faculty.

The course is structured to allow registrants to attend all breakout sessions, providing in-depth exposure to all aspects of diagnosis and treatment of shoulder ailments. This course is aimed at primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants and other health care professionals involved in primary care.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe an overall approach to assessing shoulder conditions
  • Recognize the presentation of common shoulder injuries and disease, identifying the relevant differential diagnoses
  • Perform a systematic and comprehensive physical exam and perform appropriate history-taking in the primary care office setting
  • Determine proper treatment and therapies for various conditions and injuries of the shoulder

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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 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: This Live activity, Orthopedics for Primary Care: The Shoulder, with a beginning date of October 18, 2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.