Course Description:

Recognizing and accurately assessing complex fractures radiographically upon initial 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 Jordan, M.D., Moderator, has indicated that he is a consutlant with Advanced Orthopedi Solutions. 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.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Session date: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

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