13194, Webcast: "Scoliosis: Assessment and Conservative Management" (June 21, 2013)

This educational activity is designed to provide the latest information about common problems encountered in pediatric practice and will benefit all health care providers who work with children including pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target Audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Family Medicine Providers
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • Physician Assistants

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the pertinent aspects of history and physical as related to the patient with scoliosis.
  • Understand the natural history of scoliosis, and current concepts of conservative care.
  • Recognize "red flags" on exam indicating associated systemic pathology, syndromes, etc.
  • Understand what constitutes appropriate use of physical therapy and the importance of brace support group.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Jacob Hill
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 266-8617
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
06/21/2013
Course expires: 
06/21/2015
Cost:
$0.00

Planning committee:

  • Activity director: Kevin Walter, MD
  • Tammy Langhoff, APNP

Speaker(s):

  • John Thometz, MD is Medical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, professor and chief of Orthopedic Surgery at The Medical College of Wisconsin and member of Children's Specialty Group.
  • J. Channing Tassone, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, associate professor of Orthopedic Surgery at The Medical College of Wisconsin and member of Children's Specialty Group.
  • Allison Duey-Holtz, MSN, APNP is a pediatric orthopedic advanced practice provider at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and The Medical College of Wisconsin and member of Children's Specialty Group.
  • Stefanie Reid, MPT is a physical therapist at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
  • Kaz Kaczmarowski, a prosthetics and orthotics specialist
  • Tracie Brasch, RN, a pediatric orthopedic nurse at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Beth Wahlquist, RN, a pediatric orthopedic nurse at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/21/2013
Course expires: 
06/21/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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