2023 AOAO Annual Fall Meeting
October 5 - 7, 2023

CME/CE Information

Target Audience

This activity is intended for osteopathic surgeons in the field of orthopedics, orthopedic residents, allied health and any physician interested in the practice of orthopedics.

Educational Objective

The goal of this year’s program is to provide orthopedic surgeons with an update on current techniques and controversies in orthopedics. Leaders in the field will debate and discuss selected topics so that practicing orthopedists will have knowledge to further develop their skills.

Upon completion of this conference, participants will:

* Review and learn to apply new techniques and controversies in orthopedics.

* Identify the indications, techniques, complications and outcomes of various surgical procedures within their specialty to provide the best patient outcomes.

* Utilize these techniques with an emphasis on osteopathic patient care.

Goals of the Conference

Through lectures, panels, case discussions, and question/answer sessions, the goals of this conference are:

* To offer a diversified program of continuing education for practicing orthopedic surgeons.

* To keep orthopedic surgeons and other interested physicians and healthcare professionals informed of recent developments, techniques and advances in orthopedics.

Statement of Need

Responses from our prior conferences identify the need for a greater understanding of specific aspects of orthopedic surgery within the specialties of Shoulder and Elbow, Trauma, Hand, Sports, Pediatrics, Spine, Foot and Ankle and Adult Reconstructive and Arthritis. In addition, a session has been added to offer pain management, opioid prescribing and susbstance abuse to fulfil the new DEA requirements.

Accreditation and Credit Designation Information 

The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics designates this program for a maximum of 38.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Total credits include on demand content for up to 15 credits, available after the meeting.