Education


Foot & Ankle Focus (Webinars)

 

Foot & Ankle Focus is a series of live, online events that offer a deep dive into a single clinical or practice management topic. Events are free to AOFAS members and orthopaedic residents and fellows! All other nonmembers may participate for $59.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Foot & Ankle Focus: Tibial Axis Deformity and Foot and Ankle Disorders

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Paul T. Fortin, MD
Faculty: Todd A. Irwin, MD; Jacob R. Zide, MD; Douglas N. Beaman, MD


Tibial deformity can have significant implications on the function and alignment of the foot and ankle. Proper treatment of these difficult cases requires an understanding of deformity analysis and various surgical techniques for correction. In this case-based discussion, experienced faculty will examine deformity analysis, osteotomy types, and tips and pearls to help manage these challenging patients in the most effective manner.


At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Properly assess lower extremity alignment and malalignment

  • Identify a variety of surgical techniques for correction of limb deformity including types of osteotomy and methods of fixation

  • Understand the most common complications and how to treat them

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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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

Foot & Ankle Focus: Game Changers in Footwear, Orthotics, and Bracing

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Daniel C. Farber, MD
Faculty: Dennis Janisse, CPed; Lance M. Silverman, MD; Gary W. Stewart, MD; MaCalus Hogan, MD, MBA


Training on footwear, shoe modifications, orthotics, and bracing is limited in most residency and fellowship programs, yet these interventions can make a significant difference in patient satisfaction. In this in-depth discussion, faculty will provide practical tips that you can implement in your practice to benefit your patients.


At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe the current trends in OTC shoes, appropriate shoes to recommend to patients, and appropriate modifications

  • Identify the high-value orthotic interventions that help patient function and pain

  • Understand the bracing options that work well for various orthopaedic conditions

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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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

Registration

Registration for all AOFAS webinars is FREE for AOFAS members and all orthopaedic residents and fellows. All other nonmembers may participate for $59. Nonmember residents and fellows must fax program verification to 847-692-3315 prior to registering.


Note:
If you have previously registered for any AOFAS events or webinars, you already have an AOFAS online login. Please do not create a new account to register. Contact registration@aofas.org or call 847-698-4654 if you need assistance registering or accessing your account.
Webinar login details will be sent via email prior to live broadcast. CME credits will be provided upon completion and submission of online evaluation following full viewing.


Tech Support

AOFAS uses Zoom as the host for all Education webinars.

Before joining the webinar, be sure to check your system requirements to avoid any connection issues. To ensure your system has the correct capabilities, please visit the Zoom Help Center.