Welcome!
November 29, 2018

Dear Registrants:

On behalf of Hennepin Healthcare, the Organizing Committee welcomes you to the 48th Annual Orthopaedic and Trauma Seminar—the longest running orthopaedic seminar in the nation, with registrants from 28 states and Mexico.

The course is designed to provide participants an opportunity to interact directly with the proponents and practitioners of new research, and to increase their knowledge of different management approaches and surgical techniques related to orthopaedic surgery. There will be opportunity to discuss and debate areas of clinical controversy, experiences, and network with others. The skills labs will provide participants with hands-on experience to learn new techniques in orthopaedic surgery. This year the lecture track is devoted specifically to the needs of the Advanced Practice Provider, and we hope you find value in this as well.

Multiple companies dedicated to patient care have helped make the 2018 Seminar possible through their purchase of exhibit space. The talks, discussions, and videotapes are planned to make you aware of “cutting edge” methods of care for the orthopaedic patient, while the skills labs are designed to allow hands-on experience with these methods.

The Organizing Committee would like to acknowledge the support, suggestions, and behind-the-scenes activities of Excelen Center for Bone & Joint and the Hennepin Health orthopaedic administrative staff. Their assistance with this seminar is invaluable.

We are happy to be your hosts for the 2018 seminar and look forward to seeing you again next year.

On behalf of the Course Committee, please enjoy this year’s course.

Andrew H. Schmidt, M.D.
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hennepin Healthcare

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Hotel Accommodations
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis - Single or Double $129.00

Call 612-370-1234 and ask for the “48th Annual Orthopaedic and Trauma Seminar.” Or reserve your room online. The cutoff date for all reservations has been extended to Monday, November 12, 2018.

Conference Parking
Parking for the 48th Annual Hennepin Orthopaedic & Trauma Seminar

Learning Objectives

Following this program, participants should be able to:

  • Compare treatment options in fractures of the proximal humerus
  • Discuss current surgical approaches for complex injuries about the elbow
  • Identify current treatment options in distal radial and ulnar fractures
  • Discuss safe and effective methods of perioperative pain management
  • Review treatment options for hip fractures
  • Assess treatment options in tibial fractures
  • Discuss the role of intrawound antibiotics in fracture surgery
  • Evaluate strategies for management of ankle and foot fractures
  • Describe the assessment and management of spine pathology in total hip patients
  • Summarize latest techniques in total joint replacement

 

HCMC and Excelen Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of Excelen Administration and Hennepin Healthcare, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating faculty, course direct, and planning committee members, are required to disclose any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each course faculty will be shared with the audience prior to the faculty’s presentation.

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