14th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery: 
The Cutting Edge With Advancing Translational Research
 
May 4-6, 2014
Castele Learning Center
Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic hospital
 
 
This year, the 14th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery: The Cutting Edge With Advancing Translational Research will focus on the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder during May 4-6, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio.
 
The Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery represents an on-going commitment to provide an introduction to the latest advances in the care and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity for practicing orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic surgery residents/fellows, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, registered nurses, orthopaedic surgery assistants, scrub technologists, surgical assistants, orthopaedic technicians, and biomedical engineers. The combination of offering exposure to live surgical cases, hands-on skills workshops, didactic lectures and case presentation discussions, with direct faculty/participant interaction provides an ideal platform for the dissemination of new techniques designed to enhance patient care through a thoughtful educational experience.
 
Course Objectives
  • Compare and contrast the spectrum of techniques currently available for upper extremity reconstruction
  • Define alternative techniques for reconstruction of hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder reconstruction
  • Discuss the role of the acute prosthetic replacement
  • Discuss the role of rehabilitation in the management of upper extremity problem
  • Identify and review the latest research on hand and upper extremity biomechanics from around the globe

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and Hospital Name.  The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need assistance, please notify the Castele Learning Center - Lutheran Hospital at 216-523-7021 at least two weeks prior to the activity. 

Key dates
  • Pre-registration deadline: April 27, 2014
  • Meeting dates: May 4-6, 2014
We look forward to welcoming you in Cleveland!

Mary Intorcio
Program Manager
Castele Learning Center
Lutheran Hospital
1730 West 25th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44113 USA
Phone: 216-523-7021
Fax: 216-523-7022
mainto@ccf.org