Videoconferenced to: Big Flats, Corning Centerway, Corning Hospital, Ithaca, Owego, Southport, Troy Community Hospital and Wellsboro. (Lunch will be provided)
Presenter: William Ward, MD, Chief, Musculoskeletal Services, Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, PA
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: *Explain current status of CMS requirements for three months of conservative care of OA prior to arthroplasty approval. *Distinguish indications for arthroscopy vs. arthroplasty. *Define role and results of microfracture.
This program is intended for: General Internists, Hospitalists, Family Practitioners, Medical Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Residents, Medical and Nursing Students, and other Ancillary Healthcare Professionals.
Accreditation Statement “Guthrie Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.” Designation Statement “Guthrie Health designates this live activity for a maximum of (1.0) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.” Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Statement “Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by the Guthrie Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).