Orthopaedics Symposium

Our 10th Orthopaedics Symposium takes place Sat., April 28, 2018, at Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Loveland, CO.

The conference will provide up to 5 hours of education on various aspects of orthopaedic diagnosis and treatment.

The conference is designed for primary care physicians and mid-levels, ER physicians and mid-levels, occupational medicine physicians and mid-levels, therapists (PT-OT), athletic trainers, registered nurses, chiropractors, and radiologic technologists.

Within primary care, the conference is designed for family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, and urgent care.

The cost is $50 a person or $40 a person for groups of 5 or more from the same health system or office.


Conference Agenda

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Loveland, CO


7:00 am to 8:00 am
Check-In and Breakfast

8:00 am to 10:00 am
Presentations — General Session 1


Biologics and the Knee
Rocci V. Trumper, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine-Knee Specialist


There’s Nothing Funny About a Humerus Fracture
Robert M. Baer, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Trauma-Fracture Specialist


Common Questions and Misconceptions Regarding Ankle Sprains
Michael J. Houghton, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Foot-Ankle Specialist


How Not to Miss the Easily Missed: Hand and Wrist Pathology Recognition and Management
Bret C. Peterson, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand-Upper Extremity Specialist


10:00 am to 10:30 am
Morning Break


10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Presentations — General Session 2


Lateral Elbow Arthralgia
Satoru T. Chamberlain, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand-Upper Extremity Specialist


Diabetic Foot Screening Exam
Nathan A. Hunt, DPM
Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
Diabetic Foot-Wound Care Specialist


Concussion in Sports
Alissa H. Wicklund, PhD
Concussion Specialist


A Hip Baby: A Review of Hip Dysplasia
Ryan L. Hartman, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialist


12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Breakout Sessions*

* The breakout sessions are 30 minutes long, and then repeated. This allows guests to attend up to two of the four breakouts.


Approach to the Patient with Knee Pain
C. Dana Clark, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Anterior Hip-Knee Replacement Specialist


Physical Exam of the Foot and Ankle
Wesley P. Jackson, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Foot-Ankle Specialist


Pre-Op Joint Optimization
Riley W. Hale, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Joint Replacement Specialist


Hands-On Thumb Spica and Sugar-Tong Splinting
Ben Giltinan
Orthopaedic Technician
Casting-Splinting Specialist
Note: Limit of 20 guests for each of the two half-hour sessions on splinting.


2:30 pm
Symposium Concludes



The OCR physicians express their appreciation to the following exhibitors for their support of the 2018 Symposium:


Diamond Level Supporters
Columbine Conmed UC Health


Platinum Level Supporters


Gold Level Supporters
Philips Healthcare logo Medcom Group logo


Silver Level Supporter
Frontier Access and Mobility

Other exhibitors will be participating and will be acknowledged at the conference.