Management of Shoulder Injuries: Sixth Annual Evidence-Based Update Compendium
Jointly Provided by Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC
Why this course?
The medical literature is constantly evolving and practitioners often find it hard to stay current with best practice guidelines. The shoulder is a complex structure involving four joints, working together to allow multi-planar motion. Consequently, patients who injure their shoulder, need to be closely evaluated as shoulder injuries can involve multiple structures which can impact recovery. Shoulder injuries among an active population are quite common. Studies have illustrated that roughly 15-20% of sports injuries occur to the shoulder. The most common injuries include dislocation, sprains, cartilage, tendon injuries, and fractures.
In order to provide optimal care, clinicians must be familiar with shoulder anatomy and recognize common signs and symptoms of injury. Practitioners should utilize appropriate clinical tests and imaging in order to make the correct diagnosis. Patient care is often difficult as injury can impact pain, function, sleep, daily activity, and sports participation. Treatment often varies between practitioners and is frequently not based on the best available evidence. The use of biologics may benefit some patients, but the proper patient selection and use need to be scrutinized to optimize outcomes. Conservative and surgical treatment options should be weighed and selected based on optimal outcomes. Reinjury rates and limitation of function are still concerning, emphasizing the need for rehabilitation and return to activity should be based on objective criteria and the best evidence.
This activity is designed for primary care and sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physician assistants and physical therapists interested in or involved with management of hand and upper extremity injuries.
Upon completion of this program, learners should be better able to:
- Discuss the anatomy of the shoulder.
- Recognize signs and symptoms of shoulder injury and determine appropriate imaging and care.
- Choose appropriate candidates and indications for Biologics use.
- List common clinical findings associated with shoulder instability.
- Discuss options for optimal management of shoulder injuries.
- Apply rehabilitation and return to play recommendations for optimal shoulder injury care.
|7:00 am||Registration, Continental Breakfast|
|7:20 am||Welcome and Introduction|
|7:30 am||Review of Shoulder Anatomy
Charles J. Gatt, Jr., MD
|8:00 am||Management of Clavicular Fractures
Kenneth G. Swan, Jr., MD
|8:20 am||Management of Acromio Clavicular Injuries of the Shoulder
Ryan Coyle, MD
|8:40 am||Timothy M. Hosea Keynote Address: Evidence Based Use of Biologics for the Shoulder
Jason P. Womack, MD
|9:10 am||Round Table Discussion (Swan, Coyle, Womack)|
|9:30 am||Brief Break Stand /Stretch|
|9:50 am||Rehabilitation Considerations for Shoulder Instability
Ryan Kay, PT, DPT
|10:05 am||Rehabilitation Considerations for Shoulder Impingement
Jessica Spivey, PT, MPT
|10:20 am||Return to Sports Criteria following Shoulder Injury
Eric Nussbaum, MEd, LAT, ATC
|10:35 am||Round Table Discussion (Kay, Spivey, Nussbaum)|
|10:55 am||Management of Anterior Shoulder Instability; Considering the Laterjet
Charles J. Gatt Jr., MD
|11:15 am||Management of Posterior Shoulder Instability
Patrick S. Buckley, MD
|11:35 am||Management of Tendon Injuries of the Shoulder
Cris Beiro, MD
|11:55 pm||Round Table Discussion –
(Gatt, Buckley, Beiro)
University Orthopaedic Associates/Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Faculty
Cris Beiro, MD – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Patrick S. Buckley, MD – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Ryan Coyle, MD – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Charles J. Gatt, Jr., MD – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Ryan P. Kay, PT, DPT – Physical Therapist, University Orthopaedic Associates
Eric D. Nussbaum, MEd, LAT, ATC – Athletic Trainer, University Orthopaedic Associates
Jessica Spivey, PT, MPT – Physical Therapist, University Orthopaedic Associates
Kenneth G. Swan, Jr., MD – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Jason P. Womack, MD – Chief, Division of Sports Medicine, Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Rutgers Athletics Team Physician, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Rutgers University – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Timothy Hosea - In Memorial
To honor the legacy of Dr. Hosea, each year we designate a guest lecture as the Timothy M. Hosea Memorial Lecture. This year’s lecture is provided by Dr. Jason Womack.
Shoulder Course Evaluation
The online evaluation survey can be found at: https://redcap.link/ShoulderCourseEvaluation
Supplemental Shoulder Information
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC. Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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In order to meet the learning objectives and receive continuing education credits, all participants are expected to formally register for the activity, attend the program/watch the webcast and complete an on-line evaluation at the conclusion of the activity. A CE certificate will be emailed to participants upon completion of the on-line evaluation.
Athletic Trainers: A certificate of attendance/CEUs will be provided to athletic trainers upon receipt of their completed evaluation and post-test. It will be emailed within 1 week of the receipt of the completion of your course evaluation.
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Eric Nussbaum, MEd, ATC, LAT, Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Athletic Trainer, UOA
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The following faculty have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:
- Cris Beiro, MD
- Ryan Coyle, MD
- Charles J. Gatt, Jr., MD
- Ryan Kay, PT, DPT
- Eric Nussbaum, MEd, ATC, LAT
- Jessica Spivey, PT, MPT
- Kenneth G. Swan, Jr., MD
- Jason P. Womack, MD
Patrick S. Buckley, MD has relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies: Consultant: Smith-Nephrew
The following planners have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:
- Christine Hersh, MS, PA-C
- Charles J. Gatt, Jr., MD
- Eric Nussbaum, MEd, ATC, LAT
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