VPLS 4.6.2012 - Online CME Activity REGISTRATION

Course Description
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Online CME ─ Visiting Professor Lecture Series

April 6, 2012

John Insall, MD, Honorary Lecture in Arthroplasty

Unicondylar TKR: Indications and Technique

SPEAKER
Thomas S. Thornhill, MD
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Brighman and Women's Hospital
John B. and Buckminster Brown Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Sponsored by Hospital for Special Surgery Office of Continuing Medical Education

OVERVIEW

The field of musculoskeletal medicine is highly dynamic and rapidly changing. Research findings are resulting in new techniques and clinical guidelines. Orthopaedic surgeons and clinicians are expected to keep abreast of these advances in order to continue to achieve optimal clinical practice and patient care.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Hospital for Special Surgery activities are intended to improve the quality of patient care and safety. At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe current research findings in musculoskeletal medicine and discuss the potential implications for clinical practice.
  • Discuss and be able to implement new standards and techniques in musculoskeletal medicine.
  • Discuss indications and techniques used in the Unicondylar Total Knee Replacement.

ACCREDITATION

Hospital for Special Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

Hospital for Special Surgery designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. It is the policy of Hospital for Special Surgery to disclose all financial relationships that planners, teachers, and authors have with commercial interests. Relationship information appears below:

Speaker

Thomas S. Thornhill, MD has disclosed no financial relationships.

Activity Director

Thomas P. Sculco, MD has disclosed the following financial relationships:

Exactech

  • Salary, Royalty or Honoraria

Dr. Sculco will not be discussing products/services of the commercial interests with which relationships exist.

Planning Committee

Douglas E. Padgett, MD has disclosed the following financial relationships.

Philips Healthcare/Medical System

  • Salary, Royalty or Honoraria

 Dr. Padgett will not be discussing products/services of the commercial interests with which relationships exist.

Staff/CME Committee: Hospital for Special Surgery Office of CME staff and CME Committee members have no relevant financial relationships to disclose regarding this activity.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COURSE EVALUATION & CME CREDIT

In order to participate in this activity and to earn CME credit, you must access this content and complete an online course evaluation. This course will be available for CME credit through January 27, 2013.

For questions related to this activity, please contact the HSS Office of Continuing Medical Education at 212.606.1547.


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Windows

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 operating system
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 or later, Firefox 2.0 or later, or Google Chrome 1.0 (Chrome is only supported on Mediasite version 5.0.3 and later) Web browser
  • Windows Media Player 9 or later
  • For Firefox and Chrome playback, Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 or later (viewers are prompted to install this plug-in when attempting to view a presentation)
  • Broadband internet connection (256 Kbps or more)

Mac – Requires Mediasite 4.3 and later:

  • Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later operating system
  • Safari 2.0.4 or later or Firefox 2.0 or later Web browser
  • Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 or later (viewers are prompted to install this plug-in when attempting to view a presentation).
  • Broadband internet connection (256 Kbps or more)
For more information, please visit Sonic Foundry.

To access the activity, click the Next button at the bottom of this page to register to receive your CME credit. Enjoy the video presentation and after you complete a brief evaluation, a CME certificate will be available for you to print.