Education


Putting It Into Practice: The Basics Applied – Part 2

Thursday, July 14, 2022
7:00 – 8:30 pm Central Time

 

Do you need to claim CE/CME credit for Part 1 of the course? Click here.

Putting It Into Practice: The Basics Applied is a series of virtual courses providing the basics of foot and ankle clinical care. The series is ideal for physical therapists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, athletic trainers, orthopaedic residents, and primary care physicians.

In Part 2 of the series, multidisciplinary faculty will discuss the evaluation and management of foot and ankle deformity. Topics include Cavus Deformity, Flatfoot Deformity, PT Evaluation and Treatment of Deformity, and Orthotics. 

This course is presented in collaboration with the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (AOPT) Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group (FASIG).


Registration Fees

  • AOFAS Member: $25

  • AOPT Member: $25

  • Nonmember: $59

SPECIAL OFFER!
Register for Putting It Into Practice Part 2 and get 50% OFF the following OnDemand Courses:
  - Putting It Into Practice Part 1
  - Getting Athletes Back on Their Feet
  - Non-Operative Management of the Foot & Ankle

You will receive a promo code after registering.

 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the evaluation, treatment, and outcomes of cavus deformity

  • Describe the evaluation, treatment, and outcomes of flatfoot deformity

  • Understand the basics of evaluating patients with deformity

  • Understand the basics of orthotics use in deformity correction

 

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.5 CE hours.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.5 hours/CEUs. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Overview and Objectives page.

 

Program

Cavus Deformity
Mark Yakavonis, MD

Flatfoot Deformity
Amanda Keefer, APRN

PT Evaluation and Treatment of Deformity
Christopher Neville, PT, PhD

Orthotics Basics
Robert Lin, CPO

Q&A and Case Examples

 

 

Questions? Contact the AOFAS Education Department at education@aofas.org.