13th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery: 
The Cutting Edge With Advancing Translational Research
 
May 5-7, 2013
Castele Learning Center
Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic hospital
 
 
This year, the 13th 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 5-7, 2013, 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
 
Key dates
  • Pre-registration: April 26, 2013
  • Meeting dates: May 5-7, 2013
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