AAOS/ASES Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Concepts and Techniques From Basic to Advanced

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  1. Evaluate patients with shoulder arthritis and formulate a treatment plan
  2. Compare and contrast surgical indications for anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
  3. Learn pearls and pitfalls for humeral and glenoid exposure
  4. Evaluate and manage patients with glenoid deformity
  5. Acquire technical consideration in hemiarthroplasty and reverse arthroplasty for fractures
  6. Gain an understanding of how to transition to outpatient shoulder arthroplasty including patient selection and pain management
  7. Apply contemporary strategies for infection control
  8. Learn indications for lower trapezius transfer
  9. Implement surgical techniques for revision shoulder arthroplasty in their practice
  10. Manage complications in shoulder arthroplasty and gain an understanding of how to avoid them

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for a pending number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the in-person hands-on skills course, and a pending number of  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the virtual mini series. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Allied Health Professionals: The AAOS is not accredited to offer credit for nurses and other Allied Health Professionals. To determine if activities offering AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs please contact the relevant organizations directly.

PAs: You may be able to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity based on AAOS’ ACCME accreditation. Please contact relevant organizations directly for review and approval.