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A Professional Education Course provided by Holy Cross Hospital Office of Continuing Medical Education.

Click here to download the program. The Thursday, February 2 agenda is reserved for registered physicians and healthcare executives only. Friday, February 3 is open to all registered participants.

Thursday, February 2, 2017 – 1:00pm to Friday, February 3, 2017 – 3:00pm

Get more info and register here.


This activity is targeted to orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists. Physician assistants, residents, fellows and medical students may benefit from attending this activity.


As techniques, materials and treatment modalities in Orthopedic surgery are in constant evolution, it is necessary for practitioners to continuously update their knowledge and practice. This symposium will provide a comprehensive update on the latest advances in adult knee & hip arthroplasty, shoulder arthroplasty, joint preservation, advanced recovery & pain protocols; debate the value of new technology and integration within the new paradigm of health care delivery.


  • Review prosthetic evolutions and innovations in shoulder arthroplasty
  • Recognize rationale and benefits for ACL preserving knee reconstruction surgery in the early arthritic knee
  • Identify and treat peri-operative joint complications
  • Discuss the role of advanced technology (sensors, robotics, psi,) and muscle sparing approaches
  • Describe the Quality Payment Program (QPP)/MACRA payment resources
  • Describe peri-operative and post-op pain management protocols
  • Define healthcare integrated pathways and bundled care approaches
  • Understand the latest approaches to pre-op risk modification and patient risk calculators
  • Identify the role of data, registry and PROMs in joint reconstruction
  • Understand approaches to infection and implant failures
  • Learn about the role of outpatient surgery and accelerated PT protocols
  • Discuss the advances in non-operative and early intervention in the treatment of joint arthritis
  • Define the role of cartilage preservation, cartilage implantation & stem cells in the arthritic treatment algorithms
  • Understand rationale for patient selection for operative intervention for rotator cuff repairs, shoulder fractures and arthroplasty
  • Recognize challenges of managing arthropathy in younger active patients
  • Understand role of biologics in rotator cuff repairs


  • Solutions around complex hip, knee and shoulder replacements/revisons
  • New implant and technology utilization
  • Evolving paradigm of health care delivery
  • Advanced recovery and pain protocols
  • Economic focus on bundled care
  • Patient outcomes


Holy Cross Hospital is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Holy Cross Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category I Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


It is the intent of Holy Cross Hospital to assure that its CME activities are not influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its activities. Any potential conflict of interest will be identified and resolved prior to the event, and any significant relationship a speaker may have with any corporate organization will be made known prior to the individual presentation.

Room reservations at Riverside Hotel may be made by calling (800) 325-3280 or (954) 467-0671.  A major credit card is required to guarantee guest room reservations.  You may also book online. The Group is listed as Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute with the Reservations Department. Assorted parking options are available for a fee.


Riverside Hotel
620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301