8th Annual ICJR Shoulder Course

At the conclusion of the course we will email you a link to claim your CMEs. We will send it to the email you used to register. 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 info@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 16.25 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 would like additional details regarding this program, please contact the organizers by phone +1 760 942 7859 or by email info@icjr.net.

Course Description

 The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) and the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) have joined forces to bring you internationally renowned faculty who will guide you through a dynamic and comprehensive educational agenda. This exciting program will focus on topics across the spectrum of sports medicine, trauma, arthroplasty, and arthroscopy through a combination of didactic presentations, interactive case-based panel discussions, and lively debates. It will also feature broadcasts of live surgeries and two 2-hour bio skills workshops, allowing you to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert faculty.

Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes shoulder surgery.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate diagnostic options and develop treatment strategies for shoulder injuries including instability, rotator cuff injuries, and labral tears
  • Evaluate rotator cuff repair options for different patient categories; understand and evaluate the benefits associated with various rotator cuff repair techniques (single vs. double row, knot vs. knotless, and the use of augmentation devices)
  • Compare the various treatment options for massive, retracted and irreparable rotator cuff tears; consider repair strategies that optimize outcomes for failed rotator cuff repairs
  • Compare diagnostic and treatment options for anterior, posterior, and multi-directional instability; understand surgical options in managing glenoid bone loss in shoulder instability
  • Apply latest and current treatment techniques in their sports medicine and orthopaedic practice
  • Compare treatment and management options for shoulder arthroplasty patients; understand differences and potential benefits between hemi, anatomical total shoulder arthroplasty, and reverse shoulder arthroplasty
  • Implement the latest, cutting edge techniques and technologies in their practices
  • Identify strategies to improve outcomes of shoulder fractures and dislocation

Meeting Planning Committee

Michelle Paradise | CME, FORE

Jason Heath | ICJR

Susan Padien | ICJR

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