Primary Care Orthopaedics

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Specialty Review

Enhance your knowledge of common musculoskeletal problems with this thorough review of basic orthopaedic principles. Ideal for MOC.

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Primary care providers are often on the front lines when it comes to the initial diagnosis and management of orthopaedic problems. The University of Chicago Primary Care Orthopaedics online CME course details how to diagnose the most common conditions, with lectures and demonstration workshops covering trauma, spine, foot and ankle, pediatrics, sports medicine, upper extremity, and adult hip and knee. It will help you to better:

  • Employ physical exams to help determine next steps
  • Select optimal imaging modalities and interpret x-rays and MRIs
  • Splint and immobilize both upper and lower extremeties
  • Distinguish whether a patient should be referred to an orthopaedist
  • initiate non-operative management of common orthopaedic conditions
  • And more…

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Primary Care Orthopaedics provides a maximum of 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and ABIM MOC points. Get access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Course Director:
Michael J. Lee, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Rehabilitation Medicine

Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Credits: Earn a maximum of 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 23.25 ABIM MOC points

Radiology in Orthopaedics

  • Orthopaedic Radiology - G. Scott Stacy, MD

Orthopaedic Trauma

  • Adult Lower Extremity Fractures - Jason A. Strelzow, MD
  • Adult Upper Extremity Fractures - Daryl Dillman, MD
  • Things Not to Miss - Rex Haydon, MD, PhD
  • Question and Answer Session - Faculty

Adult Spine

  • Adult Cervical and Thoracic Spine - Michael J. Lee, MD
  • Adult Lumbar Spine - Mostafa El Dafrawy, MBBCh

Foot and Ankle

  • Non-operative Approaches to the Foot and Ankle - Brendon Ross, DO
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Athlete and Weekend Warrior - Kelly Hynes, MD
  • Question and Answer Session - Faculty

Demonstration Workshops

  • Reading Orthopaedic X-Rays & MRIs - G. Scott Stacy, MD
  • Spine Exam - Michelle S. Gittler, MD, and Mostafa El Dafrawy, MBBCh
  • Foot and Ankle Exam - Kelly Hynes, MD, and Brendon Ross, DO
  • Large Joint Injection - Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD
  • Lower Extremity Splinting and Casting - Daryl Dillman, MD, and Jason A. Strelzow, MD

Adult Hip and Knee

  • Top 10 Myths about Hip Arthritis - Sara Wallace, MD, MPH
  • Evaluation and Management of Degenerative Knee Problems - Kenneth Chakour, MD
  • Question and Answer Session - Faculty

Adult Wrist and Hand

  • Acute Hand and Wrist Injuries - Jeffrey G. Stepan MD, MSc
  • Subacute & Chronic Hand/Wrist Problems - Jeffrey G. Stepan MD, MSc
  • Question and Answer Session - Faculty

The Shoulder & Elbow

  • Common Adult Elbow Problems - Megan Conti Mica, MD
  • Common Non-Sports Shoulder Conditions in Adults - Lewis Shi, MD
  • SPOTLIGHT LECTURE - The Role of Ultrasound in Upper Extremity Conditions - Christopher Hicks, MD
  • Question and Answer Session - Faculty

Demonstration Workshops

  • Shoulder Exam - Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD, and Lewis Shi, MD
  • Large Joint Injection - Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD, and Lewis Shi, MD
  • Hand/Wrist Exam - Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD, and Megan Conti Mica, MD
  • Small Joint Injection - Megan Conti Mica, MD, and Christopher Hicks, MD
  • Upper Extremity Splinting - Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD, and Lewis Shi, MD

Sports Medicine

  • Athlete’s Hip - Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD
  • Sports Shoulder Injuries - Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD
  • Common Adult Sports Knee Injuries - Aravind Athiviraham, MD
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries - Holly Benjamin, MD, FACSM
  • Question and Answer Session - Faculty

Pediatric Orthopaedics

  • Developmental Disorders of the Hip - Robert Bielski, MD
  • Developmental Lower Extremity Problems - Christopher M. Sullivan, MD, MPH
  • Pediatric Bone and Joint Infections - Robert Bielski, MD
  • Pediatric Spinal Deformity and Infections - Christopher M. Sullivan, MD, MPH
  • Question and Answer Session - Faculty

Demonstration Workshops

  • Knee Exam - Aravind Athiviraham, MD, and Holly Benjamin, MD, FACSM
  • Hip Exam - Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD

Bonus Lecture (no credit available)

  • The Law of Unintended Consequences In Orthopaedic Surgery: The Next Big Opportunity for Us and Our Patients - Douglas R. Dirschl, MD

Unless otherwise noted, speakers are University of Chicago faculty members.

Course Directors

Michael J. Lee, MD

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

 

Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Course Faculty

Aravind Athiviraham, MD

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Holly Benjamin, MD, FACSM

  • Professor of Pediatrics Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine

Robert Bielski, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery Indiana University
  • Riley Hospital for Children

Kenneth Chakour, MD

  • Clinical Associate Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine

Daryl Dillman, MD

  • Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine

Douglas R. Dirschl, MD

  • Lowell T. Coggeshall Professor and Chairman
  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Mostafa El Dafrawy, MBBCh

  • Assistant Professor for Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Michelle S. Gittler, MD

  • Clinical Associate Professor Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • Medicine Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Rex C. Haydon, MD, PhD

  • Simon and Kalt Families Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Associate Director, Molecular Oncology Laboratory

 

Christopher Hicks, MD

  • Clinical Associate of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine

Kelly Hynes, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Megan Conti Mica, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Brendon Ross, DO

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Lewis Shi, MD

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

G. Scott Stacy, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Section Chief, Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Jason A. Strelzow, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Christopher M. Sullivan, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Sara Wallace, MD, MPH

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • and Rehabilitation Medicine

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Accreditation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 23.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Date of Original Release: December 31, 2020
Date Credits Expire: December 31, 2023

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how to diagnose common problems in the following orthopaedic areas: trauma, spine, foot and ankle, pediatrics, sports medicine, upper extremity, and adult hip and knee
  • Distinguish patients who should generally be referred to an orthopaedist from those best treated by a primary caregiver
  • Outline how to initiate non-operative management of common orthopaedic conditions
  • Name key elements of the orthopaedic physical examination and how to employ them
  • Select the optimal imaging modalities for common orthopaedic problems
  • Analyze how a team approach to interdisciplinary care of orthopaedic problems can improve patient care

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for primary care and family physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the diagnosis and management of common orthopaedic injuries and illnesses.