• Live and in-person!

    Musculoskeletal Medicine
    Live Course

    Thursday, October 21 - Sunday, October 24

    Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa
    Fort Myers/Naples (Bonita Springs), FL

    • Save $100 when you register by September 21!

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.

    By the pier at the beach

      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—finally 

    Our modern lifestyle—including inactivity, overactivity, and poor nutrition—has led to increased stress on the body’s soft tissues and joints. Musculoskeletal issues are the second-leading reason patients visit their physicians.

    Using real patient cases you can apply to your own practice, you will build confidence to recognize, diagnose, and treat your patient’s musculoskeletal issues.

    Diverse presenters from a variety of practice and teaching backgrounds will focus on such topics as:

    • New! Orthobiologics
    • Complementary and alternative medicine
    • Rheumatoid arthritis and mimics
    • Joint damage
    • Cervical spine issues
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Chronic pain
       

    Procedure Workshops

    Choose from these sessions for a deeper learning experience:

    • Introduction to Osteopathic Manual Manipulation
    • OMT Applications Advanced Content with Clinical Cases
    • Musculoskeletal Radiology Rounds
       

    CME Credit

    The AAFP has reviewed Musculoskeletal Medicine and deemed it acceptable for up to 27.75 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of approval is from 10/21/2021 to 10/24/2021. 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 In-Person, Live (could include online) for a maximum of 27.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     

    Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 21.25 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits, and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation

    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.

    Topics

    Topics are subject to change

    • Acute Knee Pain
    • Acute Shoulder Pain
    • Cervical Spine Conditions
    • Chronic Knee Pain
    • Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic Shoulder Pain
    • Common Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries
    • Elbow and Wrist Pain: A Flick, a Twist and a Fall
    • Evaluation and Management of Acute Ankle Pain and Injuries
    • Evaluation and Management of Acute Foot Pain and Injuries
    • Hand and Finger Conditions
    • Gout and Pseudogout: The Inflammatory Crystal
       

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

    • Hip Pain
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Introduction to Osteopathic Manual Manipulation*
    • Lumbar Spine Conditions
    • Musculoskeletal Imaging Modalities
    • Musculoskeletal Radiology Rounds*
    • OMT Applications: Advanced Content with Clinical Cases*
    • Orthobiologics and Injectables for Common MSK Conditions
    • Osteoarthritis in the Old and Young
    • Pediatric Developmental Musculoskeletal Concerns
    • PBL: Musculoskeletal Clinical Case Considerations
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Mimics
       

    Course Materials

    Registration includes online access to the full-color syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site.

    Thursday, October 21 7:00 a.m.
    Breakfast provided
      7:40 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
    Friday, October 22 7:00 a.m. Breakfast provided
      7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General sessions
      12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch on your own or the rest of the day off
      1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
    Procedure workshops*
    Saturday, October 23 7:00 a.m. Breakfast provided
      7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General sessions
      12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch on your own or the rest of the day off
      1:45 - 3:45 p.m. Procedure workshop*
    Sunday, October 24 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: Session information is subject to change.


    Invited Faculty

    Gautam J. Desai, DO, FACOFP dist., co-chair
    Professor and Chair, Department of Primary Care, Kansas City University, Kansas City, MO

    Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC, co-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

    Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP
    Professor Department of Family Medicine, University of California School of Medicine

    Fred H. Brennan, Jr., DO, FAQSM, 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

    Naomi R. Clancy, MD, FAAFP
    Associate Medical Director of Family Medicine at Gila Health Resources in Morenci, AZ; Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Community, and Preventative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix; Chair of the AAFP Rural Health Member Interest Group

    Nathan Falk, MD, MBA, CAQSM, CPE, FAAFP
    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, FL

    Jarrod Harrall, DO
    Team Physician – United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center – Colorado Springs.  Assistant Professor Human Physiology and Nutrition, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Michael J. Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM

    Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University; Private Practice, Hanover Family Physicians, Richmond, Virginia; Team Physician Atlee High School

    Siobhan M. Statuta, MD, FACSM
    Director- Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship; Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Team Physician, UVA Sports Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia

    Velyn Wu, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM
    Associate Program Director, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Florida Family Medicine Residency Program

     

    Clinical Procedure Workshops

    Separate registration and fee required to attend a session. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a session during online registration.

    Session #1
    OMT Applications:  Advanced Content with Clinical Cases
    Clinical Procedure Workshop
    Friday, October 22, 1:45-3:45 p.m.
    Jarrod Harrall, DO and Velyn Wu, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM
    $160

    Registrants will have the opportunity to practice different, hands-on, Osteopathic Manipulation techniques and receive faculty feedback.

    • Consider how the concept of qi (chi) and acupuncture may impact overall effective treatment for patients with pain to improve their quality of life.
    • Analyze the indications and contraindications for acupuncture.
    • Identify anatomical locations for the bladder meridian to maximize efficacy of treatment.
    • Observe proper placement of auricular needles and demonstrate placement of needles into a practice receptacle.
    • Demonstrate the use of observation, postural evaluation and palpation skills in assessment of patients with chronic pain.
    • Practice basic manipulation techniques, and understand their application and contraindications.
       

    Session #2
    Musculoskeletal Radiology Rounds
    Optional Session
    Friday, October 22, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
    Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    $240

    • Utilize patient cases to review imaging modalities of sports medicine patients.
    • Differentiate musculoskeletal imaging abnormalities from normal variants.
    • Identify musculoskeletal pathology on radiographs, CT, MRI, and ultrasound.
       

    Session #3
    Introduction to Osteopathic Manual Manipulation
    Clinical Procedure Workshop
    Saturday, October 23, 1:45 - 3:45 p.m.
    Gautam Desai, DO and Jarrod Harrall, DO
    $240

    Registrants will have the opportunity to practice different, hands-on, Osteopathic Manipulation techniques and receive faculty feedback.

    • Identify conditions for which OMT may provide benefit.
    • Explain billing and coding requirements for OMT.
    • Demonstrate basic skills involved with the application of OMT for common musculoskeletal conditions.
    • Consider a plan to implement OMT into clinical practice.
       

    Registration Fee
     

      AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    Early Bird
    (ends September 21)
    $895 $845 $645 $895 $1,195
    Standard $995 $945 $745 $995 $1,295

     

    A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 when registering for the course.

    To register by fax or mail, download the registration form.

    Hotel Information

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

    Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa

    5001 Coconut Road
    Bonita Springs, FL 34134
    Phone: (877) 803-7534

    Rate:
    $199 Single/Double Occupancy
         + current tax rate
         + $10 discounted resort fee per day (reg. $35 per day)

    Accommodation Cutoff -- September 21

    Reservations Include

    • $10 discounted resort fee per day
    • Complimentary internet access in guest rooms
    • Complimentary access to fitness center
    • Complimentary self-parking
    • Boat shuttle to hotel's beach island
    • Trolley transportation around resort
    • And more

    About the Reservations

    • Reservations made after September 21, 2021, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
    • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

    CME Credit Statements

    The AAFP has reviewed Musculoskeletal Medicine and deemed it acceptable for up to 27.75 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of approval is from 10/21/2021 to 10/24/2021. 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 In-Person, Live (could include online) for a maximum of 27.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 21.25 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits, and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.  

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.