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Our 9th Orthopaedics Symposium takes place Sat., April 29, 2017, at Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Loveland, CO.

The conference will provide up to 5 hours of education with CME and general credits, on various aspects of orthopaedic diagnosis and treatment.

It is designed for primary care physicians and mid-levels, ER 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, pediatric, urgent care, and occupational medicine professionals.

Family physicians please note: AAFP has granted credit for the Symposium. Details below.

Read details in our conference brochure or contact Armi Hall.


Credits and Certificates Including AAFP Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the OrthoForum. The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians:  This Live activity, 2017 Orthopaedic Symposium, with a beginning date of 04/29/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs, NPs and Nurses: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses may use these credit hours toward certification renewal. This credit is acceptable by the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants (AAPA), American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

PTs, OTs, Chiropractors: We have provided you with the general conference certificate of participation from the CME provider in years past, and this has worked well. If you need to verify that this is acceptable for your professional society’s credits in 2017, please check with your society or credentialing board.

ATs: General credits and certificates are available from our CME provider, UTGSM.

RTRs: American Society for Radiologic Technologists has approved up to 5 credits for Category A continuing education credit.


Conference Agenda

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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 — Morning Session 1


The Middle-Aged Athlete
Rocci V. Trumper, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine-Knee Specialist


Management of the Rotator Cuff-Deficient Shoulder: Non-Surgical to Reverse Arthroplasty
Sean G. Grey, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine-Shoulder Specialist


Evaluation and Imaging of the Foot and Ankle
Wesley P. Jackson, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Foot-Ankle Specialist


10:00 am to 10:30 am
Morning Break


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


Pelvic Fractures: Initial Management
Riley W. Hale, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Trauma-Fracture, Joint Replacement Specialist


Hip Arthroscopy
Joshua T. Snyder, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hip Arthroscopy-Sports Medicine Specialist


PIP Fractures
Steven J. Seiler, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand-Upper Extremity Specialist


Charcot Foot-Ankle: What Is It? What Does It Look Like? How Do You Treat It?
Michael J. Houghton, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Foot-Ankle Specialist


12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


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


Physical Examination of the Hip
C. Dana Clark, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Anterior Hip-Knee Replacement Specialist


Approach to the Painful Wrist
Bret C. Peterson, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand-Upper Extremity Specialist


What Does the Evidence Say on “Return to Play?”
Kurt T. Dallow, MD, will lead a panel a discussion on the topic with Grey Rudolph, DPT, and Allison Lindsay, ATC

Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist


* The breakout sessions are 30 minutes long, and then repeated. This allows guests to attend up to two of the breakouts. AACME rules require credits in 15-minute increments.


2:30 pm
Symposium Concludes



The OCR physicians express their appreciation to the following exhibitors for their support of the 2017 Symposium:


Diamond Level Supporters


Columbine Certified Ortho Conmed
UC Health Breg Acelity KCI


Gold Level Supporter



Silver Level Supporter


Good Samaritan Society Retirement Village Fort Collins


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