Orthopaedic Surgery: Specialist Paediatric Orthopaedics


CPD Points: 26

This course is a comprehensive review of essential topics in pediatrics orthopaedics and muscular skeletal medicine. The course provides a description of the patterns of illness, key links and associations for various paediatric problems and case-based interventions.


Course Description

The course contains lectures on the following topics:

  • Pediatric Sports Medicine – Eric Wall, MD (93 min)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Lower Extremity Trauma – Shital Parikh, MD, FACS (66 min)
  • Pediatric Spine Issues & Spinal Deformity – Alvin Crawford, MD, FACS (81 min)
  • Pediatric Upper Extremity Disorders – Roger Cornwall, MD (66 min)
  • Pediatric Lower Extremity Disorders – Viral Jain, M (79 min)
  • Pediatric Polytrauma & Compartment Syndrome – Charles T. Mehlman, DO, MPH (42 min)
  • Rotational & Angular Issues in Children (44 min)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Upper Extremity Trauma (79 min)
  • Basic Science of Genetic Disorders or Orthopaedic Interest (58 min)
  • Musculoskeletal Infections in Children – Junichi Tamai, MD (71 min)
  • Pediatric Hand & Wrist Trauma – Kevin Little, MD (46 min)
  • Common Benign Tumours in Children (35 min)

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Discuss the diagnosis and management of common paediatric and adolescent sports related injuries
  • Recognise the diagnosis and unique considerations in management of non-orthopaedic sports injuries
  • Describe the radiographic evaluation of the paediatric sports injuries
  • To develop ability in diagnosing paediatric orthopaedic conditions and in forming strategies for dealing with these pathologies
  • Establish treatment guidelines and algorithms for working with childhood athletes and their families