AJSM Current Concepts (Journal CME)


The American Journal of Sports Medicine’s Current Concepts CME activity tests your knowledge and application of material presented in Current Concept articles.  Earn one credit per article towards your Part II MOC CME requirements after completing a short online post-test and evaluation.  This activity provides you with researched-based information and application of critical topics in sports medicine with the most updated information for you to reflect, evaluate, and use in your practice. 

This is an easy and convenient way to get your Orthopaedic CME credits for articles that you are already reading!

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Patterns in Outcomes Reporting of Operatively - May 2019

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

  1. Explain which radiographic measures may be affected by skeletal ossification patterns.
  2. Discuss the general rate of return to equal or better sport or activity is found in pediatric patients who undergo operative management for patellar instability.
  3. Describe the typical change in Kujala scores associated with MPRL reconstruction.
  4. Explain which operative procedure in the existing literature demonstrates greatest risk of recurrent instability postoperatively.
  5. Identify the most commonly used outcome measure reported in the literature for patellar instability in the pediatric population


1 CME Credit


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Rotator Cuff Matrix Augmentation and Interposition -May 2019

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

  1. Discuss multiple surgical options for the treatment of symptomatic large and massive rotator cuff tears.
  2. Describe the difference between rotator cuff tendon augmentation and interposition as well as list various graft options for both.
  3. Describe the benefits versus risks of these various graft options.


1 CME Credit


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Return to Sports after Surgical Treatment - May 2019

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

  1. Explain the indications and outcomes of different surgical techniques for anterior shoulder instability in athletes.
  2. Discuss the time for return to sport, the level of return to sport, and the percentage return to sport as it relates to each surgical procedure for anterior shoulder instability.
  3. Apply this knowledge in case scenarios.


1 CME Credit


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Open Versus Arthroscopic Latarjet Procedure for - April 2019

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

  1. Discuss the arthroscopic Latarjet procedure for anterior shoulder instability.
  2. Describe the differences in clinical outcomes between open and arthroscopic Latarjet procedure.
  3. Determine whether it is beneficial to do the Latarjet procedure open or arthroscopically.


1 CME Credit


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Patellar Redislocation Rates and Clinical - April 2019

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

  1. Describe the anatomical insertion site of medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL).
  2. Discuss the role of medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) as a medial stabilizer of patella.
  3. Compare the kind of reconstruction techniques of medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL).


1 CME Credit


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Ulnar Nerve Complications After Ulnar Collateral -April 2019

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

  1. Cite the overall post-operative complication rate in regards to the ulnar nerve.
  2. Identify the potential benefits/pitfalls associated with different approaches to the UCL.
  3. Describe the relationship between post-operative neuropathy and ulnar nerve transposition in UCLR versus in-situ preservation of the nerve.
  4. Identify the challenges associated with the original procedure and the reason for development of new techniques.
  5. Identify trends in surgical treatment in UCLR that have been demonstrated in the literature.
  6. List the reasons for modification of Jobe’s original technique and that detachment of the FPM necessitated ulnar nerve transposition.
  7. Explain that studies comparing sports surgeons to hand surgeons show no significant difference in operative technique or post-operative complication rates.
  8. Identify the management of early post-operative complications associated with UCLR.


1 CME Credit


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Risk Factors for Elbow and Shoulder Injuries - March 2019

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

  1. Discuss with patients, parents and coaches the evidence-based independent risk factors for elbow and shoulder injuries in adolescent baseball players
  2. Refer parents to the available resources on pitch count guidelines


1 CME Credit


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Nonsurgical Treatments of Patellar Tendinopathy - March 2019

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

  1. Explain the most effective conservative treatment options for patellar tendinopathy
  2. Summarize clinical data on outcomes of the different conservative treatments for patellar tendinopathy and explain to the patient the real expectation for a particular treatment
  3. Identify the appropriate management for the treatment of this condition


1 CME Credit


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Reporting of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Preparation - March 2019

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

  1. Explain the multiple nomenclatures used for mesenchymal stem cells.
  2. Describe the deficiencies in many studies regarding the reporting of variables that may critically determine the outcome of mesenchymal stem cell-based therapies.
  3. Discuss the wide variety of mesenchymal stem cell preparations that are currently being used to treat many different musculoskeletal conditions.


1 CME Credit


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Lateral Augmentation Procedures in ACL - March 2019

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

  1. Describe the anatomy and biomechanical considerations in lateral augmentation procedures
  2. Explain the indications for lateral augmentation in ACL-R
  3. Discuss the current outcome data with lateral augmentation in ACL-R


1 CME Credit


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