2021 13th Annual Winter Hip & Knee Course

At the conclusion of the meeting we will email you a link to complete the evaluation for the 2021 13th Annual Winter Hip & Knee Course. We will send it to the email you used to register. Once you submit the evaluation, you will receive an email with a link where you can download your CME certificate. Please complete the evaluation on a computer so that you can print and save the CME certificate. If you use a mobile device, your CME certificate will not download.

CME credits for didactic sessions will be available to virtual participants (Physicians and Allied Health Professionals only) as long as sessions are viewed via Zoom in real time (i.e., viewing recorded sessions at a later date/time disqualifies CME eligibility).

If you have any questions or concerns, please visit us at the registration desk or contact ICJR by phone +1 760 942 7859 or by email winter@icjr.net.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research & Education (FORE) and the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR).

FORE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of "TBD" AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact ICJR by phone (+1 760 942 7859) or by email (winter@icjr.net).


Course Description

The 2021 13th Annual Winter Hip & Knee Course is the premier winter meeting focused on hip and knee arthroplasty, taking place March 25-28, 2021, at the Vail Marriott Hotel in Vail, Colorado.

During this 4-day meeting, our esteemed faculty will provide insightful commentary on a variety of topics in primary and revision total hip and total knee replacement, as well as critical issues in practice management, through case-based panel discussions, didactic presentations, and video vignettes. There will be a strong emphasis on sharing the lessons learned from years of surgical experience in sessions such as:

  • Urban Legends in Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Use of Robotics in Total Joints
  • TKA Bag of Tricks: Learning from the Masters
  • Complex Issues in Primary and Revision THA
  • Enhanced Recovery & Outpatient Arthroplasty

Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons, fellows, residents, and other orthopaedic healthcare professionals who are engaged in the management of patients with hip and knee pathology.

Learning Objectives

Physician Learning Objectives
  • Compare and evaluate implant choices for the total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patient based on patient type, design qualities, and reported patient outcomes
  • Assess and evaluate different implant fixation choices for TKA
  • Discuss and compare different TKA surgical techniques
  • Consider expert assessment of current TKA strategies
  • Evaluate patient selection criteria for knee revision surgery
  • Understand and compare revision surgical techniques and failure mechanisms
  • Identify patients who could benefit from hip resurfacing
  • Consider expert assessment of bearing surfaces and related controversies
  • Compare the surgical options for the difficult total hip arthroplasty (THA)
  • Assess and evaluate perioperative issues and potential complications associated with the THA
  • Evaluate the painful failed THA
  • Identify different THA surgical techniques
  • Identify the options for blood VTE risk management in the orthopaedic patient
Physician Assistant Learning Objectives
  • Evaluate and compare the different options for wound closure and infection management
  • Review and discuss current options for pain management and other supportive care strategies
  • Identify and manage common hip and knee-related call problems after hours

Meeting Planning Committee

Jason Heath | ICJR

Susan Padien | ICJR

Michelle Paradise | CME, FORE

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