Orthopaedic symposium to focus on musculoskeletal care

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, in conjunction with Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, is hosting a symposium, “Current Concepts in Musculoskeletal Care,” on Friday, Oct. 26, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Wright State University.

The symposium will be held in the Berry Room at the Wright State University Nutter Center. Registration and a continental breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided for registered attendees.

“This course will offer all members of the medical and recovery teams information on caring for a wide range of musculoskeletal patients,” said Richard Laughlin, M.D., professor and chair. “We are inviting all surgeons, physicians, nurses, athletic trainers, physician assistants, family practitioners, residents, medical students and coaches to the symposium.”

Gregory L. Stover, D.O., serves as symposium co-chair with Laughlin. The symposium will address evidence-based treatment options for the musculoskeletal patient; the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for musculoskeletal disorders; conditions and prevalent diagnoses that affect patients at specific life stages; factors affecting these diagnoses along with prevention, diagnosis and treatment, and new and emerging technologies for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and abnormalities.

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 and Wright State Physicians, Inc. Wright State designated this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

This activity has been approved by the American Osteopathic Association for 6.5 category 1-A credits.

More information is available at med.wright.edu/ortho/symposium. Vendor and exhibit booth space is available. For more information or to register, contact Julie Knauff, symposium coordinator, at jrknauff@mvh.org or (937) 208-2741.

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