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2023 Video CME: Complications of Extremity Fractures & Periarticular Fractures

2023 Video CME: Complications of Extremity Fractures & Periarticular Fractures

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This month OTA's Video CME will focus on Complications of Extremity Fractures & Periarticular Fractures and includes four different videos available for CME! This Video CME activity package consists of 4 activities each of which include of a video and evaluation. 


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Accreditation Statement: The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:  OTA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original release date: 8/25/2023

Expiration date: 8/25/2023

Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour 25 mins

Instructional Format: This Orthopaedic Trauma Association Video CME package consists of two activities. Each activity includes a video and an evaluation. Adjunct materials is provided on our OTA social media platforms.

Method of Participation: There are no fees for members to participate in this activity. Non-members must pay $10 per 0.5 credit hour. This package will be $30 total. To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credit, participants must read the front matter, watch the video, and complete an evaluation. 

Disclosures:

The Orthopaedic Trauma Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education requiring mitigation of all conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest must be identified in the activity syllabus and/or program.

In accordance with disclosure policies of OTA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and mitigating all relevant conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content.  

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated

All disclosures are available on the "Disclosure" tab.

Disclaimer: The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the OTA.  In no event will the OTA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for this activity

  • Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of four videos included in the Complications of Extremity & Periarticular Fractures Video CME package. This video CME activity consists of a video and an evaluation. This video describes the indications for the posterolateral approach to the ankle, including a discussion about past and current trends on fixation of posterior malleolus fracture.

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    Accreditation Statement: The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation:  OTA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learning Objectives

    After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

    1. Identify the indications for the posterolateral approach for fixing ankle fractures, including fracture patterns and patient factors
    2. Understand the relevant anatomy and risk factors for the posterolateral approach to the ankle
    3. identify the appropriate mode of plate fixation in posterior malleolus fractures

    Faculty

    • Author: Blake Schultz, MD

    Original release date: 8/25/2023

    Expiration date: 8/25/2026

    Estimated time to complete activity: 8 minutes (part of a 1.5 hour package)

    Statement of Need/Description/or Summary of Gap Analysis

    This video describes the indications for the posterolateral approach to the ankle, including a discussion about past and current trends on fixation of posterior malleolus fracture. The clinical significance discusses the anatomy of the ankle, including relevant landmarks and at risk structures during the approach. Also describes the anatomy of the syndesmosis and the effect of posterior malleolus fixation on ankle stability. Following watching this video, the learner will understand the anatomy of the posterolateral approach to the ankle, the fracture patterns it is indicated for, and potential fracture fixation strategies.

    Instructional Format: This Orthopaedic Trauma Association Video CME activity consists of a video and an evaluation. Adjunct materials is provided on our OTA social media platforms.

    Method of Participation: There are no fees for members to participate in this activity. Non-members must pay $10 per 0.5 credit hour. This package will be $30 total. To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credit, participants must read the front matter, watch the video, and complete an evaluation. 

    Disclosures:

    The Orthopaedic Trauma Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education requiring mitigation of all conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest must be identified in the activity syllabus and/or program.

    In accordance with disclosure policies of OTA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and mitigating all relevant conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content.  

    All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated

    All disclosures are available on the "Disclosure" tab of the package.

    Disclaimer: The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the OTA.  In no event will the OTA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

    Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for this activity

  • Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of four videos included in the Complications of Extremity & Periarticular Fractures Video CME package. This video CME activity consists of a video and an evaluation. This video demonstrates a rare but complex injury. Viewers should understand the significance of this type of bony injury.

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    Accreditation Statement: The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation:  OTA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learning Objectives

    After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

    1. Become familiar with the Moore classification of tibial plateau fractures
    2. Become familiar with the posteromedial approach to the knee
    3. Understand principles of fracture nonunion repair

    Faculty

    • Author: Kenneth Egol, MD

    Original release date: 8/25/2023

    Expiration date: 8/25/2026

    Estimated time to complete activity: 10 minutes (part of a 1.5 hour package)

    Statement of Need/Description/or Summary of Gap Analysis

    This video demonstrates a rare but complex injury. Viewers should understand the significance of this type of bony injury. The patient was treated for a Moore 1 Knee fracture dislocation and developed a nonunion of the plateau fracture. Patient underwent a repair with bone grafting in the prone position. Take home points include: Repair of fracture nonunions involve understanding and following the following principles; Identify and debride ununited margins at the fracture site; provide stable fixation and add a biological stimulus to promote healing.

    Instructional Format: This Orthopaedic Trauma Association Video CME activity consists of a video and an evaluation. Adjunct materials is provided on our OTA social media platforms.

    Method of Participation: There are no fees for members to participate in this activity. Non-members must pay $10 per 0.5 credit hour. This package will be $30 total. To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credit, participants must read the front matter, watch the video, and complete an evaluation. 

    Disclosures:

    The Orthopaedic Trauma Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education requiring mitigation of all conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest must be identified in the activity syllabus and/or program.

    In accordance with disclosure policies of OTA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and mitigating all relevant conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content.  

    All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated

    All disclosures are available on the "Disclosure" tab of the package.

    Disclaimer: The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the OTA.  In no event will the OTA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

    Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for this activity

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of four videos included in the Complications of Extremity & Periarticular Fractures Video CME package. This video CME activity consists of a video and an evaluation. This video demonstrates tips and tricks of the common pediatric fractures.

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    Accreditation Statement: The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation:  OTA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learning Objectives

    After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

    1. Overview of how to evaluate and treat the common pediatric fractures
    2. Tips and tricks of operative pediatric fractures
    3. Understanding how to identify and treat complications of pediatric fractures

    Faculty

    • Author: Ahmed Thabet Hagag, MD

    Original release date: 8/25/2023

    Expiration date: 8/25/2026

    Estimated time to complete activity: 55 minutes (part of a 1.5 hour package)

    Statement of Need/Description/or Summary of Gap Analysis

    This video demonstrates tips and tricks of the common pediatric fractures. Orthopaedic tramatologists who deal with pediatric calls would benefit from an overview of common pediatric fractures. Pediatric fractures can heal most of the time with non Operative treatment. Understanding how and when to operate is critical for successful outcome.

    References: Caruso, G., Caldari, E., Sturla, F.D. et al. Management of pediatric forearm fractures: what is the best therapeutic choice? A narrative review of the literature. Musculoskelet Surg 105, 225–234 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12306...

    Instructional Format: This Orthopaedic Trauma Association Video CME activity consists of a journal article and an evaluation. Adjunct materials is provided on our OTA social media platforms.

    Method of Participation: There are no fees for members to participate in this activity. Non-members must pay $10 per 0.5 credit hour. This package will be $30 total. To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credit, participants must read the front matter, watch the video, and complete an evaluation. 

    Disclosures:

    The Orthopaedic Trauma Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education requiring mitigation of all conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest must be identified in the activity syllabus and/or program.

    In accordance with disclosure policies of OTA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and mitigating all relevant conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content.  

    All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated

    All disclosures are available on the "Disclosure" tab of the package.

    Disclaimer: The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the OTA.  In no event will the OTA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

    Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for this activity

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of four videos included in the Complications of Extremity & Periarticular Fractures Video CME package. This video CME activity consists of a video and an evaluation. This video demonstrates evidence of increased complications from delay of soft tissue coverage beyond 7 days for severe open tibia fractures.

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    Accreditation Statement: The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation:  OTA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learning Objectives

    After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

    1. Understand indications for early soft tissue coverage in open tibia fractures
    2. Understand the urgency of soft tissue coverage for open tibia fractures
    3. Consider strategies to improve access for combined soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures

    Faculty

    • Author: Richard Jenkinson, MD

    Original release date: 8/25/2023

    Expiration date: 8/25/2026

    Estimated time to complete activity: 10 minutes (part of a 1.5 hour package)

    Statement of Need/Description/or Summary of Gap Analysis

    This video demonstrates evidence of increased complications from delay of soft tissue coverage beyond 7 days for severe open tibia fractures. This video demonstrates that infection can be improved with early soft tissue coverage for open fractures. 

    References: Pincus D, Byrne JP, Nathens AB, Miller AN, Wolinsky PR, Wasserstein D, Ravi B, Jenkinson RJ.J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Apr;33(4):161-168. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001434.PMID: 30893215

    Instructional Format: This Orthopaedic Trauma Association Video CME activity consists of a video and an evaluation. Adjunct materials is provided on our OTA social media platforms.

    Method of Participation: There are no fees for members to participate in this activity. Non-members must pay $10 per 0.5 credit hour. This package will be $30 total. To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credit, participants must read the front matter, watch the video, and complete an evaluation. 

    Disclosures:

    The Orthopaedic Trauma Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education requiring mitigation of all conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest must be identified in the activity syllabus and/or program.

    In accordance with disclosure policies of OTA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and mitigating all relevant conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content.  

    All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated

    All disclosures are available on the "Disclosure" tab of the package.

    Disclaimer: The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the OTA.  In no event will the OTA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

    Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for this activity

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