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Atypical Femoral Fracture

Atypical Femoral Fracture

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Includes a Live Web Event on 09/28/2022 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

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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 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. Gain an updated understanding of the mechanism of action and medical management of atypical femoral fractures
  2. Recognise the surgical challenges in primary fixation
  3. Consider the reconstructive options in failure of fixation
  4. Appreciate the future directions for research opportunities. 


  • Moderator: Alex Trompeter, MD
    Jason Lowe, MD, Matthew Graves, MD, Meghan Moran, PhD, Chelsea Bahney, PhD, Matthew Silva, PhD, Louis Cheung, PhD

Original release date: 9/28/2022

Expiration date: 9/28/2025

Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

Statement of Need/Description/or Summary of Gap Analysis

Atypical femoral fractures provide us with a continual challenge in orthopedics. These fractures have both mechanical and biological issues which until recently were poorly recognised, yet complications remain common. 

Instructional Format: Online webcast consisting of slides and audio.

Method of Participation: There are no fees for members to participate in this activity. Non-members must pay $40. To participate in the activity, physicians will be required to take the following steps:

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  • Participate in the activity.
  • Complete the activity evaluation.
  • Participants who successfully complete the evaluation will receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


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

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

Alex Trompeter (Moderator)


Chelsea Bahney


Matt Graves


Jason Lowe


 Stryker - Consultant

Meghan Moran


Matthew Silva


Louis Cheung



OTA/ORS Webinar: Atypical Femoral Fractures
09/28/2022 at 9:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
09/28/2022 at 9:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes This webinar will focus on the latest understanding of atypical femoral fracture management, including pathological mechanisms, surgical strategies and future research directions.
8 Questions
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CME Certificate
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available