The 60th Annual Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship

Knee Ligament Injuries: What You Need to Know

November 3-5, 2016

Hotel ZaZa
5701 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77005
Phone: (713) 526-1991
Hotel Website

Jointly Provided by

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Logo

and the

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Course Chairmen

  • Walter R. Lowe, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Edward T. Smith Endowed Chair, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX
  • Christopher D. Harner, M.D., Professor, Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX

Course Co-Chairs

  • Steven. E. Flores, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX

Course Organizers

  • James F. Kellam, M.D., FRCS(C), FACS, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX
  • Catherine G. Ambrose, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX
  • Paula Neal, Program Manager, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX

ETS 2016 Faculty

Course Description

The Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship Series has been a tradition in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for the past 59 years in honor of our first Chairman, Edward T. Smith, M.D. The activity is directed primarily towards surgeons, residents, fellows and allied healthcare providers currently treating patients for musculoskeletal disease and/or injury. A distinguished faculty will present their experience, techniques and pearls of wisdom regarding current treatments and procedures available. Ample question and answer sessions will be provided.

Target Audience

Sports Medicine and Orthopedic physicians, fellows, residents, nurse practitioners, orthopedic nurses, physician assistants, orthopedic surgical assistants and other healthcare professionals interested in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess, evaluate and manage injuries to all four major ligaments of the knee along with treatment options.
  • Recognize current knee ligament reconstructive procedures.
  • Formulate alternative surgical approaches for the treatment of knee ligament injuries.
  • Discuss actual cases of various sports-related traumatic injuries and their management strategies based on new knowledge of pathophysiology and technical advances.
  • Apply innovative methods of assessment and management for various trauma and sports related injuries, relating to the specific needs of the individual patient.
  • Learn and practice new surgical skills through participation in hands-on cadaver labs.

Agenda

Accreditation

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM for physicians, nurses, and physician assistants. Applications have been submitted and are pending approval for physical therapy and AACP CE accreditation.

Approvals for CME and CE Accreditation

Hotel Reservations & Travel Information

Accommodations

Hotel ZaZa 5701 Main Street ● Houston, Texas 77005 ● Phone: (713) 526-1991
Hotel Website

Hotel ZaZa makes business in Houston TX a breeze. Corporate travelers enjoy large rooms and suites outfitted with working desks and generous complimentary perks such as wired and wireless Internet access. A special group rate of $199 for a traditional room type plus the current tax rate are offered for our meeting dates. Call the Hotel ZaZa at (713) 526-1991 for reservations. Please mention that you will be attending the Edward T. Smith Conference to receive the special group rate. The rooms at this hotel fill quickly so we encourage booking your reservation early.

Check in Time - 4:00pm | Check out Time - 12:00pm

Airports

Just 30 minutes south of the George Bush Intercontinental Airport and 20 minutes northwest of the William P. Hobby airport.

Driving Directions

Registration Fees and Information

The registration fee includes Thursday and Friday sessions, breakfast, breaks and lunch for the participant only. A confirmation letter will be sent upon receipt of your registration and payment (registration is not confirmed until full payment is received).

The early bird advanced registration deadline is October 14, 2016. Registrations received after this date will be charged the late fee. Online registration will close on Monday, October 31, 2016. After this date attendees must register on-site and pay on-site registration fees.

Hands-on Surgical Skills Labs - Saturday, November 5, 2016
Separate registration is required. Space is limited. Registration is open to physicians only. Early registration is suggested.

Please note the course syllabus will be on the web, CDs or handouts will not be provided. If you would like to access the presentation slides during the course, we suggest you bring your laptop computer.

  • Register Online (see link above)
  • Register by fax: (775) 784-4544
  • Register by mail:

Make checks payable to "Board of Regents - University of Nevada"
and return completed registration form and payment to:
Office of Continuing Medical Education
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
411 W. 2nd Street, MS 150
Reno, NV 89503

A confirmation letter will be sent upon receipt of your registration and payment (registration is not confirmed without full payment). For additional questions concerning registration please contact Tami Duggan at (775) 784-4791.

Registration Fees

Registration and fees by attendee type
CategoryOn or before October 14, 2016On or after October 15, 2016
Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4, 2016
Non-UT Physicians $350 $450
Non-UT Residents/Fellows $150 $200
Non-UT Nurses $150 $200
Non UT - PA, PT, AAPC and other Allied Healthcare Professionals $125 $175
Houston Area Registration Fees - Call (713) 500-6185 for the conference discount code
UT Orthopedic Faculty, Fellows, Residents, Nurses, Staff and Allied Healthcare Professionals $0 $0
Baylor, Methodist and UTMB
Orthopedic Fellows and Residents Only
(proof of residency/fellowship required)
$0 $0
Memorial Hermann Nurses $0 $0
Shrine Orthopaedic Faculty, Nurses, PAs $0 $0
Hands-On Surgical Skills Labs - Saturday, November 5, 2016 - FOR PHYSICIANS ONLY
Non-UT Physicians $995 $1195
Non-UT Residents/Fellows $795 $995
UTHealth Orthopaedic Faculty, Fellows, Residents only $0 $0

Refund / Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be refunded minus a cancellation/administrative fee of $75.00 until October 21, 2016 with written notification to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education. No refunds will be made on or after October 22, 2016. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the UT Health Department of Orthopaedic Surgery reserve the right to cancel the program due to unforeseen circumstances, in which case the full enrollment fee will be refunded. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the UT Health Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is not responsible for travel expenses incurred by participants if the course is cancelled. "No Shows" are not eligible for a refund.

Special Assistance

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. Please notify us at (713) 500-6185 within a minimum of 10 working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.