The Professional Education Department provides information to health care professionals through a variety of medical education programs, including continuing medical education lecture series, conferences and symposia. The department is dedicated to providing timely information in orthopaedics and rheumatology to primary care physicians, sub-specialists, managed care groups, primary care hospitals and associated health professionals. The department also provides a mix of state-of-the-art live programs in addition to online program offerings, monographs, hands-on skill based sessions and didactic lectures.
Visit HSS eAcademy for a regularly updated selection of CME/CEU offerings and activities that can be completed for credit online! Offerings include featured online symposia on current issues in musculoskeletal medicine, surgical videos, Visiting Professor Lecture Series, rehabilitation grand rounds, and multiple CEU modules for physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers/coaches and other professionals. Both accredited and non-accredited activities are available.
HSS offers a wide range of on-site and online continuing education courses. Both accredited and non-accredited educational offerings are available. Visit the CME/CEU Activities and Offerings page for a selection of CME/CEU courses, activities, conferences, and more. Many of the courses held on-site at HSS offer a live-streaming option.
Professional Education Programs
Due to the many medical and orthopaedic issues that young athletes face, clinicians managing their care need to know “best practices” in medical team communication and how to treat young athletes for certain medical and orthopaedic conditions.
This course will cover advances in diagnosis and treatments for neuromuscular diseases including neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, inflammatory myopathy, motor neuron disease such as ALS, and EMG techniques.
There are currently no standard of care protocols for the conservative management of knee osteoarthritis (OA). This course will educate practitioners about conservative treatment choices that are currently available.
This course will provide clinicians with guidance on the identification, prevention and surgical/non-surgical treatment of articular cartilage injuries, shoulder injuries, and soft tissue injuries in athletes.
Topics will include optimal analgesia regimens, pre-operative evaluation of the complex patient, evidence-based practices in perioperative care, new anticoagulants, and more
Information about the 14th Biennial International Society for Fracture Repair Conference, To be held May 14-16, 2014 at Hospital for Special Surgery. This meeting also features a call for abstracts.
Participants will complete this CME activity by reading the article "Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Patients with Inflammatory Joint Disease: a Review of Risk Factors and Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Management" and finishing a post- test.