With the continued progression of Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to cancel the Duke Shoulder Symposium. This was not an easy decision but the safety and well-being of faculty, attendees, and the public are the highest priority. If you have registered for the symposium, please know that Duke Conference and Event Services will be processing your refund.
About the Symposium
The Duke Shoulder Surgery Symposium will highlight current guidelines and evidence-based practices, controversies and recent advances in the understanding and management of shoulder disorders. It will focus on management of shoulder osteoarthritis and complex trauma, rotator cuff and labral pathology. It will feature a live cadarveric lower trapezius tendon transfer surgery for irreparable rotator cuff tear.
The symposium will feature an outstanding faculty including regional, national and international thought leaders in shoulder surgery.
This program is designed to meet the continuing education (CE) needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with shoulder pathology.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Review and discuss best practices or the management and treatment of patients with shoulder conditions including shoulder osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tears, and labral tears.
- Review and provide updates on the latest tools to provide long acting pain-relieving modalities after surgery while minimizing the need for opioid prescriptions.
- Review and discuss the current guidelines and delineate the best practice for when to refer patients with shoulder conditions including shoulder osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tears, and labral tears.
- Review and discuss advances in surgical treatment of patients with shoulder conditions including shoulder osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tears, and labral tears.
- Review and discuss current advances in shoulder rehabilitation. In addition, discuss how to establish therapeutic guidelines in the era of value-based care.
- Review and discuss the current healthcare climate around bundled care and how it will affect treating patients with shoulder conditions.
Joint Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented by the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development for the advancement of patient care. In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEUs for this program.