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2014 Pediatric Orthopaedic & Spine Symposium

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The 2014 Program is Jointly Sponsored by:
Edward Hospital and M&M Orthopaedics, a member of DuPage Medical Group

The present program, as well as past offerings, have been developed in response to requests from course attendees. Audience input is actively solicited for the planning of future programs.

 Matthew J. Bueche, M. D.
Course Director
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Harry Caray's
70 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148


Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Illinois State Medical State Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of Edward Hospital and DuPage Medical Group. Edward Hospital CME is accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Edward Hospital CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category I Credits.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physical Therapists: The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (IPTA).  The IPTA has approved 3 CE Hours for attendees at this course.

Certificates will be available after the symposium.

Course Schedule

5:30-6:00 PM
Registration and Buffet Dinner
6:00-6:15 PM
Welcome and Introductions
Matthew J. Bueche, MD
6:15-6:30 PM
Slipped Epiphysis, Perthes, and Other Hip Problems in the Older Child
E. Brian Lindell, MD
6:30-6:45 PM
The Knee Exam in Children and Adolescents
Denise Theresa Ibrahim, DO
6:45-7:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Case Presentations of Orthopaedic Conditions
The Faculty
7:30-7:45 PM
Coffee Break & Exhibits
7:45-8:00 PM
Finger and Toe Fractures in the Primary Care Office
Deborah Wenninger, PA-C
8:00-8:20 PM
Back Pain in Children and Adolescents
Kamal Ibrahim, MD, FRCS(c)
8:20-8:40 PM
Nursemaid’s Elbow
Matthew J. Bueche, MD
8:40-9:30 PM
Panel Discussion
Pediatric Orthopaedic Cases Presenting to the Primary Care Office
The Faculty
Course Objectives
At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the treatment plans and differences between the presentations of Legg-Perthes disease and Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

  • Conduct an evaluation of the pediatric athlete presenting with knee complaints, identify causes of injury

  • Describe initial treatment plan for newborns with suspected brachial plexus palsy and identify causes and initial management of acquired torticollis

  • Identify problems associated with over-lengthening of spastic muscles in cerebral palsy and review joint swelling in the presence of spastic cerebral palsy

  • Discuss treatment options for the most common fractures seen in the primary care setting

  • Formulate a plan for the treatment of a child with back pain

  • Identify the causes, signs and symptoms of nursemaid's elbow in the pediatric patient, discuss treatment plan