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Submitted by nworks on Wed, 08/24/2016 - 1:35pm

The Overall goal of Continuing Medical Education for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is to provide leadership in the education of Health Care providers to improve clinical competence, performance and outcomes in the area of bone and joint health. This is done through supporting activities such as regular City Wide Rounds and specialty courses such as Glen Edwards Day and Townsend Day.  We also strive to create structures to support professional development of section members and advocate for continuing professional education.

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September 23, 2017 - Day in Arthroplasty

Title: Afternoon in Arthroplasty

Date: September 23, 2017

General Information: The objective of Day in Arthroplasty is to educate members of the public and to help individuals considering joint replacement surgery make informed decisions with respect to treatment options. Presentations will be given not only by members of the joint reconstruction team, but also by specialists representing the full spectrum of patient care before, during and after surgery. Participants will be given the opportunity to ask questions of orthopaedic surgeons, patients who have undergone joint replacement surgery, and members of the health care team involved with caring for joint replacement patients including: nurses, rehabilitation specialists, and anesthetists. Interactive exhibits or displays by sponsoring organizations and health care professionals will enhance the educational experience for participants.

For more information please refer to the brochure. If you have any questions please contact

October 20, 2017 - Paediatric Townsend Day

Title: 45th Annual Paediatric Orthopaedic Seminar & Townsend Lecture

Date: Friday, October 20, 2017

General Information: The Calgary Orthopaedic Society and Alberta Children’s Hospital wish to invite all physicians and health care professionals to attend our 44th Annual Paediatric Orthopaedic Seminar. Our speakers are acknowledged experts, each bringing a wealth of seasoned practice to the seminar. All are primarily focused in the medical and surgical care of children. The format of this program allows an in-depth update on each subject and plenty of opportunity for discussion. We hope this one day seminar will appeal to our colleagues across the country.

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Fall 2017 - Glen Edwards Day

Title: 19th Annual Glen Edwards Day - "The Painful Knee"

An approach to the diagnosis, investigation, and management of knee disorders in the primary care setting

Date: TBA, Fall 2017

Location: U of C, Foothills Campus

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate an acutely injured knee through patient history review and physical examination
  • Diagnose common causes of acute and chronic knee disorders
  • Determine which investigations to order and when to do so
  • Define appropriate treatment algorithms in the acute and chronic painful knee
  • Outline when it is necessary to refer a patient to a specialist

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