November 4, 2013

Orthopaedic symposium at Wright State University to focus on acute management of injuries on Nov. 15 at WSU Nutter Center

DAYTON—The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, in conjunction with Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics, is hosting a symposium, “Acute Management of Orthopaedic Injuries,” on Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 a.m. to noon, at Wright State University.

The symposium will be held in the Berry Room at the WSU Nutter Center. Registration and a continental breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m.

“This course will provide participants with information on how to identify injuries that require immediate and specific treatment, provide initial treatment that produces the best long-term results and identify common mechanisms of acute injuries,” said Corey Ellis, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation and family medicine at the WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine. “We are inviting surgeons, physicians, nurses, physician assistants, medical assistants, athletic trainers, coaches, medical residents and medical students to the symposium.”

The symposium will address lacerations and minor burns, foot and ankle injuries, common athletic shoulder injuries and common knee injuries.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Wright State University (WSU) and Wright State Physicians Inc. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

For more information, visit the symposium website or contact Cindy Dempsey at csdempsey@premierhealth.com or (937) 208-2128.