AO Sports NA Masters Course - Management of Shoulder Pathologies
The goal of this course is to further develop the experienced surgeon’s understanding of soft-tissue injuries around the shoulder and enhance the surgical skills needed to treat this patient population. This course will help participants enhance their technical skills, identify optimal treatment decisions to improve postoperative function and patient satisfaction, and better manage complex and rare cases.
Small group discussions are moderated by expert faculty and selected arthroscopic and open procedures are performed in the anatomy lab.
Learning will be delivered through
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to Identify shoulder anatomy and pathology related to sports and soft-tissue injuries Obtain an injury-specific history and perform a detailed physical exam of the shoulder Interpret appropriate radiographic images Create an accurate diagnosis Describe the treatment options and select an appropriate plan Perform arthroscopic and/or open procedures based on best scientific guidelines Develop an appropriate postoperative rehabilitation plan Identify and manage potential intra- and postoperative complications Review common, difficult, failed, and revision cases and explain how to manage poor outcomes
Who should attend
Experienced orthopedic surgeons and orthopedic sports medicine fellows who are technically proficient with arthroscopic shoulder surgery.
Location, time, and tuition
- Shariff K. Bishai, DO, MASc
- Paul Favorito, MD
- Andrew Hanflik, MD
- Simon Lambert, FRCS (Tr '&' Orth)
- Scott Sigman, MD
- David Weinstein, MD