Orthopaedic Surgery: Specialist MSK and Sports Medicine


RACGP ID: 119108
CPD Points: 18

This course is a comprehensive study of muscular-skeletal medicine and covers areas such as key non-operative aspects of orthopaedic surgery, including biomechanics and biomaterials, and patient management issues.

Describe current updates in the management and treatment of patients in specialist practice
Apply knowledge of the most recent and pertinent developments in specialist practice to daily practice
Incorporate evidence-based guidelines for preventive medicine and standard of care to improve patient outcomes

Course Description

The course contains lectures on the following topics:

  • Important Musculoskeletal Tumors in Adults – Joel Sorger, MD (43 min)
  • Principles of Musculoskeletal Imaging – Robert Wissman, MD (67 min)
  • Principles of Adult Polytrauma & Perioperative Management – Michael Archdeacon, MD, MSE (22 min)
  • Adult Spinal Trauma (39 min)
  • Adult Spine Issues – Ferhan Asghar, MD (57 min)
  • Adult Upper Extremity Trauma (66min)
  • Adult Lower Extremity Trauma – Chad Weber, DO (87 min)
  • Adult Sports Medicine – Christopher Utz, MD (46 min)
  • Adult Hand & Wrist Trauma – Mohab Foad, MD (87 min)
  • Principles of Normal & Abnormal Muscle, Tendon & Ligaments (35 min)
  • Overview Medical Management of Orthopaedic Patient (41 min)

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Discuss the principles of musculoskeletal imaging including MRI, CT and Ultrasound
  • Identify the key principles of adult trauma and perioperative management
  • Discuss the surgical and non-surgical treatments for the cervical spine, including degenerative diseases
  • Distinguish between the different types of collagens and the diseases that affect them
  • Compare the comorbidities that will affect the orthopaedics conditions from a surgical perspective