Orthopaedic Surgery: Specialist Paediatric Orthopaedics


RACGP ID: 112229
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.

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:

  • 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