October 24-25, 2014 - Charlotte, North Carolina
Harris Conference Center
Course Chair: Carroll Jones, MD
The AOFAS Complete Foot Care Course, offered every two years, focuses on the team approach to the office practice of orthopaedic foot and ankle care.
“This course is unique in its integration of all aspects of foot and ankle care – making it an important component in the continuing education of your foot care team,” says Carroll Jones, MD, course chair. “Participants will be able to enhance their skills in the management of foot and ankle problems, particularly in the area of non-operative management.”
Click here to view and download the Registration Brochure for the Complete Foot Care Course.
Complete Foot Care Course is a multidisciplinary course that emphasizes the non-surgical team approach to foot and ankle care. In didactic morning sessions, faculty - including surgeons, radiologists, physical therapists, nurses, athletic trainers, pedorthists, and orthotists - will address the basics of the foot and ankle evaluation and relevant biomechanics. Other program topics will include:
Treatment of Metatarsalgia
Trauma: sprains, fractures, sports injuries, rheumatoid and ankle degenerative joint disease
Team Care of the Diabetic Patient
Afternoon breakout sessions will address foot and ankle exams, imaging, orthotics, athletic taping and bracing, foot mechanics and gait analysis, total contact casting, wound care, and other common injuries of the foot and ankle with case presentations and hands-on demonstrations that will further illustrate treatment principles and facilitate open discussion.
Physicians and Physician Assistants
The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course participants are required to submit a completed evaluation form at the end of the course in order to receive CME credit.
Certified Athletic Trainers
The AOFAS is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 13.5 Category A hours of continuing education. BOC Approved Provider Number: P3647.
Pedorthists / Orthotists and Prosthetists
This program has been approved for up to 13 credits through the American Board for Certification (ABC). Full participation in this program is required to be eligible for the full amount of credits.
Activity is approved by the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association - (Approval #14-037) and (October 24-25, 2014) - by virtue of NCBPTE Rule 21 NCAC 48G .0108. 13 Contact Hours.
Contact and continuing education hours pending approval:
Nurses: National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON)