COURSE DESCRIPTION: Children are not just small adults. Their growing bones are different than adult bones and need special care. During this advance practice providers orthopedic conference, APP’s will learn how to assess and treat orthopedic fractures including pediatric fractures.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physician Assistants, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Athletic Trainers and Orthopedists.
- Accurately examine pediatric x-rays.
- Discuss and identify pediatric growth plate fractures.
- Describe pediatric fractures and assess when casting is appropriate.
- Identify radius /ulna fractures – when to cast, reduce or recommend surgery.
FACULTY AND DISCLOSURES:
John Zvijac, M.D.
Conference Director, Sports Medicine Conference Series
Baptist, South Miami, and Doctors Hospitals
John Zvijac, M.D., Conference Director, has indicated that he is a consultant with Arthrosurface and receives research support from Mitek. Discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage. The core group of contributors has provided disclosures; complete disclosure statements will be included on the sign-in sheet for this activity.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
ACCREDITATION AND CREDITS:
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-655392, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Physician Assistants and Osteopathic Medicine.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners and Athletic Trainors. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.