• Musculoskeletal Medicine
    Live Course

    Wednesday, December 7—Saturday, December 10, 2022

    Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs® Area
    Orlando, FL (Lake Buena Vista), FL

    Online registration is now closed.
    On-site registration is available.

    NOTE: All attendees must meet the AAFP’s health and safety protocols.


      Participate in learning designed with an osteopathic emphasis
      Interact with expert faculty from allopathic and osteopathic backgrounds
    ➜  Connect with your family medicine community face to face

    Enhance your patient care offerings with this live CME course focused on a range of motion, stability, and other musculoskeletal conditions.

    Expert faculty from osteopathic and medical fields help you enhance your diagnostic skills and tap into new ways to treat common joint and soft-tissue injuries and diseases.

    Topics include:

    • Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain
    • Foot Pain: Clinical Clues, Diagnostic Strategies, and Treatment Principles
    • Osteoporosis
    • Musculoskeletal Point of Care Ultrasound: Practical Uses for Diagnosis and Joint Injection
    • Problem-based learning sessions

    CME Credit

    Earn up to 30.75 CME credits.

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury.
    • Identify appropriate examination techniques, including range of motion, stability, bone alignment and assessment of soft tissue swelling/masses.
    • Evaluate and diagnose common musculoskeletal conditions and diseases.
    • Prepare evidence-based treatment recommendations for patients with musculoskeletal injuries and disorders including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies.
    • Counsel patients who participate in organized sports or rigorous athletics on injury avoidance and use of protective gear.

     

    Schedule

    Download the schedule with course times, topics, and faculty.                                

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022 
    6:30 a.m.  Registration and Breakfast Provided
    7:40 a.m. Welcome and Overview
    7:45 a.m.—12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30—1:45 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
    1:45—6:00 p.m. General Sessions


     

    Thursday, December 8, 2022 
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:40 a.m.—12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30—1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
    1:30—5:45 p.m. Clinical Procedure Demonstrations*


     

    Friday, December 9, 2022
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:40 a.m.—12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30—1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
    1:30—5:30 p.m. Clinical Procedure Demonstration*


     

    Saturday, December 10, 2022 
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:40 a.m.—1:15 p.m. General Sessions
    1:15 p.m. Course Adjourns


    *Separate registration and fee required.
    Note: Times are subject to change.

    Topics

    Topics are subject to change.

    • Acute Shoulder Pain: Evaluation and Management
    • Chronic Shoulder Pain
    • Connective Tissue Diseases – Conundrumology 101
    • Degenerative Joint Disease & Osteoarthritis
    • Evaluation and Management of Acute Knee Pain
    • Evaluation and Management of Acute Ankle Pain and Injuries
    • Evaluation and Management of Common Ailments of the Elbow, Forearm and Wrist
    • Evaluation and Management of Hip Disorders
    • Foot Pain: Clinical clues, Diagnostic Strategies, and Treatment Principles
    • Getting Out of Hand – Common Hand Injuries in Primary Care
    • Joint Injections and Septic Arthritis
    • Management of Patients with Gout – Not always Crystal Clear
    • MSK Exam for Televisits
    • Oh My Aching Buttocks – Unraveling Pains of the Behind
    • Osteoporosis – “Doc, I’ve Been Taking Medication for 5 Years, Now What?”
    • Overuse and Fractures – Pediatric MSK Injuries
    • Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain
    • PBL: Musculoskeletal Case Considerations and Reflections
    • PBL: Musculoskeletal Case Considerations and Reflections – Wrap Up
    • Train the Brain, Tame the Pain: A Mind body Approach to Chronic Low Back Pain
    • What a Pain in the Neck! Unraveling the common Causes of Cervicalgia
    • Women’s Health: Osteopathy in Pregnancy

    Clinical Procedure Demonstrations*

    • A Hands-on Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Musculoskeletal Point of Care Ultrasound: Practical Uses for Diagnosis and Joint Injection
    • OMM Techniques Beyond the Basics – A Musculoskeletal Case Based Hands-on Workshop

    PBL - Problem-based Learning
    *Separate registration and fee required.

    Registration Fee*
     

    AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    $995 $945 $745 $995 $1,295


    A printed syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 during registration. All registrants will have access to an online version of the syllabus at the course.

    *Separate registration and fee required to attend a workshop.

     

    Invited Faculty

    Gautam J. Desai, DO, FACOFP dist.Course Chair, Professor and Chair, Department of Primary Care, Kansas City University, Kansas City, Missouri

    Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC, Course Chair, Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Aurora, Illinois; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois; Medical Director, Rush-Copley Sports Medicine, Aurora, Illinois; Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Yorkville Primary Care, Yorkville, Illinois

    Janice Blumer, DO, FAAO, Professor and Vice Chair NMM/OMM, Western University of Health Sciences COMP Northwest Campus

    Fred H. Brennan, Jr., DO, FAOASM, FAAFP, FACSM, FAMSSM, Assistant Director, University of South Florida/BayCare Family Medicine Residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs; Associate Professor, University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Clearwater, Florida; Team Physician, NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers and MLB Toronto Blue Jays

    George Chou, DO, Assistant Professor, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    William Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, Executive Dean and Vice Provost for Medical Affairs, Professor of Family Medicine, KCU-COM

    Nate Falk, MD, MBA, CAQSM, CPE, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Family and Sports Medicine Physician, Founding Family Medicine Residency Program Director, Florida State University, Winter Haven, Florida

    Kristin Hertweek, MD, University of South Florida Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

    Brian V. Joachims, MD, FAAFP, Family Medicine Physician, Rheumatology Consultant, Chickasaw Nation Department of Health, Ada, Oklahoma

    Sean N. Martin, DO, Founder & Medical Director, Transcend Performance & Lifestyle Institute, Montverde, Florida

    Sarah Merrill, MD, Associate Professor, Family and Sports Medicine Department, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California

    Dusty Narducci, MD, CAQSM, CEDS, FAAFP, University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

    Mark Owolabi, MD, Clinical Faculty, Integrative Medicine, Tidelands Health Family Medicine Residency Program

    Clinical Procedure Demonstrations

    Separate registration and fee are required to attend a session. Select a session during online registration.

    Thursday, December 8, 2022

    #1 A Hands-on Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Musculoskeletal Disorders
    1:30—3:30 p.m.
    $160

    • Identify the evidence base for OMM, as well as clinical conditions for which it may provide benefit.
    • Cite contraindications to OMM, both relative and absolute.
    • Explain billing and coding requirements.
    • Demonstrate basic OMM skills for common musculoskeletal conditions.
    • Consider a plan to implement OMM/the osteopathic philosophy into clinical practice.

     

    #2 Musculoskeletal Point of Care Ultrasound: Practical Uses for Diagnosis and Joint Injection
    Same session on Friday.
    1:30—5:30 p.m.
    $320

    • Examine the basic concepts and utility of musculoskeletal/POCUS ultrasound using static and dynamic imaging.
    • Review techniques for landmark identified injections of the shoulder, knee, hand, and wrist.
    • Be familiarize with ultrasound “assisted” and ultrasound “guided” injection techniques for the shoulder, knee, hand, and wrist.
    • Evaluate whether joint injections and aspirations are for diagnostic information, patients’ pain relief, mobility improvement, or to reduce inflammation in shoulder, knee, hand, and wrist.
    • Assess the benefits of adding ultrasound guided injections to practice.
       

    #3 OMM Techniques: Beyond the Basics - A Musculoskeletal Case Based Hands-on Workshop

    3:45—5:45 p.m.
    $160

    • Identify the evidence base for OMM, as well as clinical conditions for which it may provide benefit.
    • Cite contraindications to OMM, both relative and absolute.
    • Explain billing and coding requirements.
    • Practice OMM for common musculoskeletal conditions, as well as viscerosomatic issues.
    • Consider a plan to implement some OMM modalities into the care of the athlete
       

    Friday, December 9, 2022

    #4 Musculoskeletal Point of Care Ultrasound: Practical Uses for Diagnosis and Joint Injection
    Same session on Thursday.
    1:30—5:30 p.m.
    $320

    • Examine the basic concepts and utility of musculoskeletal/POCUS ultrasound using static and dynamic imaging.
    • Review techniques for landmark identified injections of the shoulder, knee, hand, and wrist.
    • Be familiarize with ultrasound “assisted” and ultrasound “guided” injection techniques for the shoulder, knee, hand, and wrist.
    • Evaluate whether joint injections and aspirations are for diagnostic information, patients’ pain relief, mobility improvement, or to reduce inflammation in shoulder, knee, hand, and wrist.
    • Assess the benefits of adding ultrasound guided injections to practice.
       

    Hotel

    The following hotel is available for accommodations during the course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay. Making reservations early is encouraged.

    Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs Area

    1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
    Phone: (800) 782-4414
    Group Code: URG

    Rate: $199 Single/Double Occupancy 
    + current tax rate

    Accommodation Cutoff: November 7, 2022


    The resort fee has been waived for this event.

    Reservations Include:

    • Internet access in sleeping rooms
    • Access to the fitness center
    • Complimentary Disney shuttles to theme parks
    • Discounted self-parking of $18 per car per day
       
    Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs Area

    CME Credit Statement

    The AAFP has reviewed Musculoskeletal Medicine and deemed it acceptable for up to 30.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 12/7/2022 to 12/10/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 30.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Following this CME activity, participants will have the opportunity to earn an additional two Prescribed credits for participation in each Translation to Practice® exercise. Information on Translation to Practice® will be shared within the activity.


    The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.    

    The ACOFP designates this activity for a maximum of 30.75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.