Course Description:

Recognizing and accurately assessing complex fractures radiographically upon emergency room arrival is essential when evaluating orthopedic trauma fractures. A broken bone must be carefully stabilized and supported until it is strong enough to handle the body's weight and movement. Physicians must compare indications for surgical and nonsurgical treatment of orthopedic fractures as well as implement best-practice surgical techniques when treating complex fractures.

Target audience: 

Orthopedists, Internists, Family Medicine Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Urgent Care Physicians, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Medical Students and all other interested healthcare providers.

Learning objectives: 

•    Recognize and accurately assess complex fractures radiographically upon initial emergency room management. 
•    Compare indications for surgical and nonsurgical treatment of orthopedic fractures.  
•    Implement best practice surgical techniques when treating complex fractures.  

Faculty & Disclosure

Charles Jordan, M.D.
Moderator, Orthopedic Fracture Conference Series
Orthopedic Surgeon
Baptist, South Miami, Doctors and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals


Charles J. Jordan, M.D., director and moderator for this educational event, is a consultant and Zimmer Biometric, and was a researcher for Stryker Orthopedics. He has indicated that the presentation(s) or discussion(s) will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.* 

*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Session date: 
10/25/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy

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