PediOrtho West Resident Course
October 5 & 6, 2018
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California proudly invites orthopaedic residents to participate in the inaugural PediOrtho WEST (Western Education & Surgical Techniques) Resident Course on Friday and Saturday, October 5 & 6, 2018. The course is presented in cooperation with the OrthoPediatrics Foundation for Education and Research (OFER).
About the Course
The course will provide residents with training in a variety of pediatric orthopaedic surgical techniques through both didactic instruction and hands-on skills labs. The purpose of the course is to provide early exposure to pediatric orthopaedics generating enthusiasm for the subspecialty.
The target audience is PGY 2 and PGY 3 residents.
The course will be led by pediatric orthopaedic surgeons from:
- Shriners Hospitals for Children / University of California, Davis
- Stanford University
- University of California San Francisco/ Children’s Hospital Oakland
- Valley Children’s Hospital
Enrollment is limited to 30 residents, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants who have been accepted into the course will receive formal notification.
No Course Fee — Participants Attend Free of Charge
Thanks to OFER’s generous support, we are able to present this course free of charge and provide food and lodging at no cost to participants. Participants traveling from outside Northern California also are eligible for 50 percent reimbursement of coach airfare costs.
We are delighted to offer the course free of charge. However, our cancellation policy will be strictly enforced to ensure maximum participation. Written cancellations must be received no later than September 27, 2018. This will give residents on the waiting list an opportunity to attend. Anyone who is a “no-show” without cancelling in advance will be charged a $150 “registration” fee. For further information call 916-453-2041 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click here to complete your online registration.
Upon receipt of initial registration, after your completed online registration is received, you will be notified via email of your formal confirmation to the course.
6:30 30min Sign-in & Breakfast
7:00 10min Welcome/Introduction
7:10 20 min Physeal Physiology, Growth, and Fracture Classifications
7:30 20 min Shoulder/Humerus Trauma
7:50 20 min Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
8:10 20 min Elbow Trauma
8:30 20 min Forearm/Wrist/Hand Trauma
8:50 20 min Femur and Fractures Around the Knee
9:10 20 min Tib-Fib, Foot and Ankle Trauma
9:30 30 min Break
10:00 60 min Lab 1: CRPP Supracondylar Humerus
11:00 60 min Lab 2: Flexible Nailing Femoral Shaft and Forearm
12:00 30 min Lunch
12:30 20 min Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) and Neuromuscular Hip Dysplasia
12:50 20 min Hip Disorders (SCFE, Perthes, Coxa Vara, Chondrolysis)
1:10 20 min Pediatric Infection Overview (Septic Hip & Transient Synovitis)
1:30 20 min Leg Length Discrepancy
1:50 20 min Torsional and Angular Deformities of the Lower Extremities
2:10 20 min Lower Limb Congenital Deficiencies (PFFD, Tibial and Fibular Hemimelia)
2:30 20 min Lower Extremity Orthotics and Prosthetics
2:50 10 min Break
3:00 60 min Lab 1: Cannulated In-Site Screw Fixation of SCFE; Physeal Tethering
4:00 60 min Lab 2: Femur VDRO and Intro to Pelvic Osteotomies
6:30 30 min Breakfast
7:00 20 min Cerebral Palsy and Gait Analysis
7:20 20 min Other Neurological Disorders: High Yield Review
7:40 20 min Upper Extremity Congenital Deficiencies
8:00 20 min Pediatric Sports: ACL, Discoid, OCD, Patella, Apophysitis
8:20 20 min Pediatric Foot Deformity: Clubfoot, Metatarsus Adductus, Hallux Valgus, Cavus, Tarsal Coalition, Accessory Navicular
8:40 30 min Lab 1: Ponseti Clubfoot Casting
9:10 60 min Lab 2: Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy, MPFL Reconstruction
10:10 20 min Break
10:30 20 min Idiopathic Scoliosis
10:50 20 min Early Onset & Congenital Scoliosis
11:10 20 min Sagittal Plane Deformity (Kyphosis, Spondy)
11:30 20 min Cervical Spine (Torticollis, Klippel Feil, Congenital Malformation, Rotatory Subluxation)
11:50 40 min Lunch – Prosthetics and Orthotics Stations to Visit
12:30 120 min Lab: Pedicle Screw Placement and Scoliosis Reduction Techniques on True-Trainer Sawbones
2:30 20 min Wrap Up, Evaluations, and Adjorn