Pitfalls in Orthopedics for the Primary Care Practitioner
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Orthopedic questions permeate our whole lives; not only for our patients but our colleagues, spouses, and our own kids. Making sure you’re comfortable with the basics, this course will highlight the most commonly missed diagnoses in primary care. Using actual patients with actual complaints and issues, we give a fun review of Pitfalls in Orthopedics.
Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0.50 are pharmacology
As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Discuss and perform the orthopedic physical exam.
- Evaluate and diagnose common orthopedic problems in the primary care setting.
- Using case studies, highlight diagnosis, differential, and treatment of common orthopedic issues.
Kim Zuber, PA-C
Executive Director, American Academy of Nephrology PAs
Kim Zuber graduated from UCSD with a bachelor’s in molecular biology and chemistry, picked up a teaching credential at San Diego State University and taught high school for many years. Deciding that medicine had to be easier than teaching teenagers, Kim went on to attend the St. Louis University PA program.
After 15 years of orthopedic surgery and 20 years of nephrology, Kim tried to retire but failed. She now spends her time traveling and teaching all things kidney and bones related with over 130 oral presentations, 48 peer-reviewed articles and 5 guest editorship's. She has been involved in the kidney community for the last 25 years picking up Renal Professional of the Year 2014 for her work. She is an AAPA Distinguished Fellow and was selected as Outstanding PA of the Year in 2014.
Obtain Your Credits
To earn credits for this activity, you must complete all course components in the following order: 1) complete a three-question pre-test; 2) watch the course presentation video; 3) complete the course evaluation; 4) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to
view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile dashboard transcript for future access.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours, of which 0.50 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
Contributing faculty, Kim Zuber, PA-C, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
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