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Orthopedic Challenges: Expert Strategies to Avoid Harm & Enhance Healing
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Length:
6 hr 4 min
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
WILLIAM J. MAZZOCCO, JR., RN, PA-C, AS, BS, MMS
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
12/7/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077535
Objectives
  1. Evaluate a probable fracture to be able to describe it over the phone.
  2. Differentiate when internal and external fixation devices are appropriate interventions depending upon the type of fracture.
  3. Evaluate for problems that can present following total joint arthroplasty.
  4. Determine strategies for the most common adult and pediatric orthopedic conditions.
  5. Explain the most important components to be incorporated in an orthopedic examination.
  6. Analyze the uniqueness of orthopedics as it developed into a surgical specialty.
Outline

Trauma -- Head to Toe

  • Internal and external fixation devices, including the Ilizarov techniques
  • Shoulder girdle injuries: Clavicle fractures, AC joint injuries and shoulder dislocations
  • Shoulder dislocations anterior and posterior
  • Humeral fractures
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Elbow injuries
  • Wrist and forearm fractures
  • Hands and fingers
  • Pelvis and hip injures
  • Femoral fractures
  • Quadriceps tears
  • Knee injuries: Chondral, ligament and meniscal injuries
  • Lower leg: The tibia and fibula
  • Ankle and foot injuries: Fractures, sprains, List-Franc injuries and Achilles tendon ruptures
  • Spine
  • Compartment syndrome -- Pain not responsive to analgesia and loss of pulses (late finding)

Pediatrics

  • The pediatric epiphysis description
  • The approach to the pediatric patient
  • High index of suspicion -- Protecting the patient
  • Salter-Harris classifications and their significance
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Degenerative/Reconstructive Orthopedics

  • Baby boomers, longevity, and joints
  • John Charnley, M.D.
  • Total joint replacements: Hips, knees, shoulders and ankles
  • Prosthesis types
  • Methods of fixation, cemented, pressfit, and bone ingrowth
  • Risks and benefits associated with total joint arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopy
  • Spine and disc surgery: Anatomy and terminology
  • HNP and spinal stenosis
  • Complications including infections, dislocations and chromium serum levels
  • Post-operative weight bearing: ROM whys and why nots

Sports Medicine: The Weekend Warriors

  • The rotator cuff SITS
  • Epicondylitis medial and lateral
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • The knee and the Terrible Triad
  • Ankle sprains and injuries

The Orthopedic Work Up

  • Orthopedic physical exam: Based on anatomy
  • "Where does it hurt?"
  • Listening and touching
  • X-rays
  • CT scans
  • MRIs
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Describing a fracture over the phone: Open or closed, along with location
  • The how and why of asking intelligent questions

New in Orthopedics

  • Stem cell research: Mesenchymal stem cells in bone marrow stromal cells and vascular bone grafts
  • Total joints: Robotic assisted surgery, stand-alone surgery centers
  • Arthroscopies: Hip arthroscopies for labrum tears and impingement
  • Fracture stabilization: Optimal within 24 hours especially in geriatric patients
Author

WILLIAM J. MAZZOCCO, JR., RN, PA-C, AS, BS, MMS

William J. Mazzocco, Jr. has over 35 years of healthcare experience as both an RN (former CEN, CCRN, CNOR) and as a Physician Assistant working primarily in musculoskeletal medicine, i.e., general orthopedics, Spine, Neuro surgery, Rehab, wound care and pain management. He has presented programs across the country on a multitude of clinical practice topics. He has worked in Level 1 trauma centers and worked out of an aid bag in such diverse locales as Alaska and Yemen. Currently, Bill divides his time managing two busy Hospitalist programs for a large Hospital system.

Bill explains that "knowledge is power" and he is passionate about sharing his expertise with others. Consistently excellent evaluations from healthcare professionals who have attended his orthopedic-related trainings across the country have validated his passion to teach.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: William Mazzacco Jr. has an employment relationship with Altoona Regional Healthcare System. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: William Mazzacco Jr. is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants; and the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants.
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Audience
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