Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Kenneth Egol, MD
Dr. Egol is an internationally recognized orthapaedic surgeon who is affiliated with both NYU's Langone Medical Center and Hospital for Joint Diseases. He specializes in fractures of the wrist, shoulder and ankle, fracture nonunion, bone reconstruction, reconstructive surgery and osteomyelitis. As a graduate of Binghamton, Dr. Egol completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the…Read full bio
Joseph Zuckerman, MD
Dr. Joseph Zuckerman is a well renowned orthopaedic surgeon at NYU Langone Medical Center. His research focuses on the outcomes of shoulder replacement surgery, treatments for shoulder fractures in older adults, and methods to improve orthopaedic resident education. As a former athlete, Zuckerman was inspired to be in orthopaedics following a basketball injury. Today, he…Read full bio
1. Hip Fracture Surgery and Rehabilitation
The second installment in the hip fracture course series provides participants with an overview of the importance of optimizing the patient medically prior to surgery, as well as controlling post op complications to provide the best outcome. Participants will learn about the appropriate weight bearing status for this type of surgical approach, as well as the variables that may impede bone-healing time.
2. Hip Fracture Classifications and Fixations
This chapter provides the foundation by which the severity of hip fractures can be understood. This segment of the course contrasts the different classifications of hip fractures and poses fixation options for each. With this knowledge, participants will learn the importance of proper fixation device selection and the complications that can result from incorrect device selection. Emphasis is placed on highlighting the significance of surgical management of the hip fracture patient, and how current technology maximizes patient function post op.