Orthopedic Medicine: What Every Pediatrician Should Know

Date: May 21, 2016

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: CHOC Children’s Harold Wade Education Center

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Register now. Catch the Early Bird rate!  Ends April 18, 2016
$75 Physicians | $50 Nurses/Other | $25 Med Student

Join Dr. Afshin Aminian, Orthopedic Surgeon, for a full day of education and HANDS-ON TRAINING in basic orthopedic exams.  Simple diagnosis could be made by a PCP with the basic tools and skill set to examine the upper and lower extremities correctly.  Early diagnosis ensures good patient outcomes.

At the conclusion of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Perform routine exams on knee, shoulder, ankle, and back
  • Feel comfortable diagnosing common upper and lower extremity issues
  • Improve patient referral process from PCP to orthopedic specialists


(Subject to Change/Substitutions)

7:45 a.m. – Check-in and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – Welcome
8:05 a.m. – Orthopedic Management of Neuromuscular Conditions
8:40 a.m. – Physical Therapy talk…
9:15 a.m. – Pediatric Bone and Joint Infections
9:45 a.m. – Scoliosis & Common Back Disorders in Adolescence
10:15 a.m. – Morning Break – Exhibitors and Refreshments
10:45 a.m. – Common Pediatric Sports Medicine Conditions
11:15 a.m. – Injuries to the Cervical Spine Stingers/Burners and Concussion

11:45 a.m. – Lunch
12:45 p.m. – Developmental Dislocation/Dysplasia of the Hip
1:15 p.m. – Muscular Compartment Syndromes
1:45 p.m. – Common Torsional Deformities & Foot Disorders in Children
2:15 p.m. – Afternoon Break – Exhibitors and Refreshments
2:45 p.m. – Hands-on Breakout Sessions begin
— Knee/Overuse Knee Injuries – Knee Exam Training Video
— Back/Scoliosis Screening
— Newborn Ortho/Hip Screening DDH – Hip Exam Training Video

*  There will be time for Q&A after each presenter


Accreditation: CHOC is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHOC designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience:  Primary Care Physicians, Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, Pediatric Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Residents and Fellows in Pediatrics in Orange County and its neighboring southern Los Angeles county and Inland Empire area of Southern California.

Financial Disclosure: No Commercial Support was received for this live activity.

Questions? | 800.329.2900 | choccme@choc.org

Map and Directions

CHOC Children’s Harold Wade Education Center

1201 W. La Veta Avenue
CHOC West Clinic Bldg., 2nd Floor
Orange, CA 92868