Children are not just small adults. Their growing bones are different than adult bones and need special care. During this journal club participants will learn how to assess and treat orthopedic fractures including pediatric fractures.
- 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.
- Discuss and identify the most common pelvic injuries, recognizing the anatomy, xray interpretations and treatment options.
Orthopedic Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Athletic Trainers and Orthopedists.
FACULTY AND DISCLOSURES:
Roger Saldana, M.D.
Orthopedic Pediatric Surgeon
Roger Saldana, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation(s) or discussion(s).
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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 Journal-based CME 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.