1405 - AANA Knee Arthroscopy

1405 - AANA Knee Arthroscopy

Take part in the personally tailored E.L.I.T.E. Skills Training course designed to provide you with the latest insights in basic and advanced knee procedures. Our refreshed approach aims to invigorate and transform your skills by individualizing the curriculum to fit your needs.

The all-star faculty will review current clinical algorithms, backed by peer-reviewed publications and demonstrate cutting-edge surgical techniques. Through lectures and surgical demonstrations by leading experts, in addition to customized hands-on cadaveric labs, you’ll gain the surgical skills you need to improve your patient outcomes and enhance your treatment decisions.

Individualize the course to meet your goals by choosing the knee procedures you want to concentrate on. Hands-on surgical procedures to choose from include:

  • Diagnostic scope
  • Meniscus resection/repair
  • Graft harvest
  • ACL repair/reconstruction
  • PCL reconstruction/PLC reconstruction
  • MCL repair/reconstruction
  • MPFL repair/imbrication/reconstruction, MQTFL reconstruction
  • Osteotomies: HTO, TTO, DFO
  • OATS
  • Chondroplasty/marrow stimulation/single stage resurfacing
  • Arthroplasty

*Prior to the event, participants will complete a pre-course questionnaire to ensure tailored instruction, guaranteeing that individual learning objectives are met effectively. Availability is limited based on equipment and faculty.

Course Co-Chairs:
Patrick A. Smith, M.D.
Jason L. Koh, M.D.

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CME Information

Learning Objectives

1) Coming Soon!

AANA Mobile App

This course will be available for participants to download at least 1 week prior to the course start date on the AANA Mobile app. It is available on Android, iOS, and Amazon Kindle.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for Advanced Knee Lab Course is AANA members and other healthcare professionals who desire to improve their arthroscopic knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

Statement of Need

AANA has determined the need for this live educational activity based on identifying professional practice gaps, previous course evaluations and the AANA Self-Assessment Examination. The educational content of this activity was based upon current issues and topics provided by AANA Planning Committees and Membership.

Continuing Medical Education/Credit Designation

The Arthroscopy Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Arthroscopy Association of North America designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity may also help fulfill the Maintenance of Certification credit requirements mandated by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Travel and Hotel Information

This course is being held at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, IL.

Air Travel and Ground Transportation

Please fly into O'Hare International Airport. A shuttle to the Hampton Inn and Suites picks up every 45 minutes from the Bus/Shuttle Center. Follow the signs from baggage claim. 

Hotel Accommodations

For your convenience AANA has reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare (9480 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018). The room rate is $139.00 per night plus tax (subject to change). Reservations can be made up to four weeks prior to the course.

For hotel reservations please call (847) 692–3000 and identify yourself as an Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) registrant or click here.

Full Travel Information

More Information

Request for refunds, cancellation, or course transfer must be received in writing by the AANA office at least four weeks prior to the start of the course. Visit our Lab Courses Policies page for full details.

For other questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Course content and faculty subject to change.

9/13/2024 1:00 PM - 9/14/2024 6:00 PM
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) 9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100 Rosemont, IL 60018 UNITED STATES